Fremont County Auditor
2020 Primary Information
Notice of Election

    Dee Owen,
    Commissioner of Elections

 

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 2020 Primary
   Election Information
   June 2, 2020


   
Press Release (COVID 19)

   
Notice of Election

    Sample Ballots
 
    Polling Locations

   
Voter Registration Form
 
    Absentee Ballot Request


   
Military Voting

   


   

   


      

                                                        

      FREMONT COUNTY, IOWA- PRESS RELEASE

  Dee Owen, Auditor
Commissioner of Elections

P.O. Box 610
Sidney, IA  51652
PH. (712)374-2031

E-mail: dowen@co.fremont.ia.us

 On June 2, 2020, a Primary Election will be held for Federal, State and Local candidates. 

 Poll location changes, Absentee Voting and Voter Registration information is explained below: 

NOTICE OF TEMPORARY CHANGE IN POLLING PLACE FOR 2020 PRIMARY ELECTION FOR ALL PRECINCTS IN FREMONT COUNTY. 

 Due to COVID19, notice is hereby given to qualified electors of Fremont County, Iowa, that ALL Precincts will vote at Sidney High School Gymnasium,
 2754 Knox Rd,    Sidney, IA.  This is a temporary change to reduce the exposure to as many voters, precinct officials and staff as we possibly can.  The
 State of Iowa highly encourages all voters  to take advantage of voting by mail.  Please see more information below on Absentee Voting.  

ABSENTEE VOTING- VOTING BY MAIL

 Secretary of State, Paul Pate, has authorized a mail ballot application to be sent to every Iowa registered voter.  All registered voters are eligible to
 absentee vote.
  Please fill out the application and mail to the Auditorís Office at the address above.  The Auditorís Office will begin mailing out Absentee
 Ballots on April  23, 2020.  The last day to request an absentee ballot application is Friday, May 22, 2020.
 

 If you did not receive an Absentee Ballot Application you can also call the Auditorís Office at 712-374-2031 or an application can also be downloaded from the 
 Secretary of Stateís website at :
https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/absenteeballotapprec.pdf  

 Hours and Deadlines in the Fremont County Auditorís Office:

         Monday through Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., by appointment only until further notice
    Thursday, April 23, 2020, Absentee Voting-by-mail only begins.
    Monday, May 4, 2020, Absentee Voting in-person begins in the Auditorís Office.   
    Friday, May 22, 2020, Deadline to pre-register to vote.

      Tuesday, June 2, 2020, ELECTION DAY.  Polling place at Sidney High School Gym is open from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Curbside voting will also be
 available at the Sidney High School Poll.

      Absentee ballots can be received in the Auditorís Office until the polls close at 9:00 p.m.   

Voter Registration

 Anyone not registered to vote is reminded that Friday, May 22, 2020 is the voter pre-registration deadline to enable your name to be on the Election
 Registers. After May 22, 2020, new voters will follow the Election Day Registration requirements (EDR).    You also may register to vote at the polls
 on Election Day, June 2,  2020, with proof of ID and residency and vote a regular ballot.
 

Voter ID Requirement at the Polls

 Pre-registered voters are required to provide an approved form of identification at the polling place before receiving and casting a regular ballot. Voters
 who are not pre-registered Ė such as voters registering to vote on election day Ė and voters changing precincts must also provide proof of residence. A
 voter who is unable to provide an approved form of identification (or prove residence if required) 1) may have the voterís identity/residence attested to by
 another registered voter in the precinct, 2) prove identity and residence using Election Day Registration documents, or 3) cast a provisional ballot and
 provide proof of identity/residence at the County Auditorís Office by Monday, June 8, 12:00 p.m. noon. Election Day Registrant attesters must provide an
 approved form of identification. For additional information about providing proof of identity and/or residence visit: https://sos.iowa.gov/voterid or phone
 712-374-2031.

 Questions should be directed to the Fremont County Auditorís Office :712-374-2031.

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   PH. (712)374-2031
   E-mail: dowen@co.fremont.ia.us