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| 2023 Regular City and School Information
The 2023 Regular City and School Election is on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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You may download a Hardin County General/Primary Election Precinct Map or an Iowa Falls General/Primary Election Precinct Map (PDF) to view polling locations.
During calendar year 2018, voters will be asked to show their ID before voting at the polls. Anyone who does not have the necessary ID will be asked to sign an oath verifying their identity, and will be allowed to cast a regular ballot.
Beginning January 1, 2019, Iowa voters will be required to show a driver’s license, non-driver’s ID, passport, military ID, veterans ID, or Voter ID Card at the polls before they vote. Voters without the necessary ID will be offered a provisional ballot and can provide ID up until the time of the county canvass of votes (Monday after election day for Primary and General Elections).
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NOTICE OF CITY/SCHOOL ELECTION
Notice is hereby given to all voters of Hardin County, State of Iowa, that the Regular City and School Election will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. The polls will open at 7:00AM and will close at 8:00PM in all polling locations. The polling locations to be used for this election are as follows:
Precinct Includes Polling Location
Alden and Buckeye Townships 506 West St
Alden, IA 50006
921 Washington Ave
Iowa Falls, IA 50126
218 South River Street
Ellis, and Jackson Townships 709 Ellsworth Ave
Iowa Falls, IA 50126
Rock, and Etna and Clay 716 3rd Ave
Townships Ackley, IA 50601
Cities of Hubbard and Radcliffe, 218 Iowa St
and Concord, Sherman, Grant, Hubbard, IA 50122
and Tipton Townships
Cities of New Providence, Union, 1442 Washington St
and Whitten, and Pleasant, Eldora, IA 50627
Providence, Union, and Eldora
1215 Edgington Ave
Eldora, IA 50627
***Please note all voting locations have been changed to their General Election polling places. There will not be voting in some places where traditional city and/or school elections have been held.***
Voter pre-registration deadline and deadline to request a mailed absentee ballot is 5PM on October 23, 2023. Absentee voting is available at the Courthouse beginning October 18, 2023 from 8AM until 4:30PM Monday through Friday and will continue until Monday, November 6, 2023. There will be an absentee voting satellite held at the ENP Elementary School October 26, 2023 from 2:30 pm to 8:30 pm.
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 – such as voters registering to vote on Election Day – 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) may: 1) have voter’s identity/residence attested to by another registered voter of 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 Auditor’s office by Noon on Monday, November 13, 2023. Election Day Registrant attesters must provide an approved form of identification. For additional information on voter ID requirements, please visit https://sos.iowa.gov/voterid or phone 641-939-8108.
Any voter who is physically unable to enter a polling place has the right to vote in the voter’s vehicle. Voters wishing to use this curbside voting option should contact the voting site or the Hardin County Auditor’s Office at 641-939-8108 or [email protected] with expected time of arrival. For TTY access, dial 711 + 641-939-8108.
Any voter who requires assistance to vote by reason of blindness, disability, or inability to read or write may be given assistance by a person of the voter’s choice, other than the voter’s employer or agent of that employer or officer or agent of the voter’s union.
PUBLIC TEST OF ELECTION EQUIPMENT:
The public testing of Hardin County’s voter equipment to be used in the November 7, 2023 Combined City/School Election will commence at 9AM on November 2, 2023 and continue daily until completed. The testing shall be completed no later than November 3, 2023. The testing is open to the public in the Courthouse Large Conference Room, 1215 Edgington Ave., Eldora, Iowa.
Sample ballots are available online at www.hardincountyia.gov. All ballots will contain school offices. Ballots for voters residing inside the corporate limits of a city will contain city offices and school offices.
I, Jolene Pieters, hereby certify that the following offices, candidates, and public measures will appear on the ballots in the specific jurisdiction in which the voters will cast their votes at the Regular City/School Election in the County of Hardin, State of Iowa, on November 7, 2023:
Ackley Mayor (Vote for One): Michael Nuss
Ackley City Council (Vote for Two): Steven L. Ackerman, Joe Wessels, Mike Abbas, Cody Wade, Maliah Roelfs
Alden Mayor (Vote for One): Jeff Fiscus, Harley Mourlam
Alden Council Member (Vote for Three): Michael Oliver, Jerry Hartema, Mark Oliver
Buckeye Mayor (Vote for One): Julie Lycke
Buckeye City Council (Vote for Two): Travis Bartling, Cindy Klaffke
Buckeye City Council To Fill a Vacancy (Vote for One): Marvin D. Klaffke
Eldora Mayor (Vote for One): David W. Dunn, Robert D. John
Eldora City Council (Vote for Two): Maile A. Carter, Don Lauchner, Renee Springston
Hubbard Mayor (Vote for One): Lance Below
Hubbard City Council (Vote for Three): Mitchell Paxton, Tracey Rieks, Adan Reischauer
Iowa Falls Mayor (Vote for One): Michael Emerson, Gene L. Newgaard, Domnick Rocky Damiano III
Iowa Falls City Council (Vote for Three): David Hensing, Bruce Thies, David Henry, Roger V. Nissly
Iowa Falls Park Board (Vote for Two): Thomas Waters
Iowa Falls Hospital Board (Vote for Three): Adam Nederhoff, Marianne Jones, Quinn A. Hoversten
New Providence Mayor (Vote for One): Dennis Reece
New Providence City Council (Vote for Two): Scott Gleason, Janine Allbee, Louis H. Schafer
Owasa Mayor (Vote for One): James Nehring
Owasa City Council (Vote for Two): James Carpenter, Brian Warner
Radcliffe Mayor (Vote for One): Allen Rudy
Radcliffe City Council (Vote for Two): Roger A. Handsaker, Bret J. Balvanz
Steamboat Rock Mayor (Vote for One): David L. Mull, Sr.
Steamboat Rock City Council (Vote for Two): Marvin E. Veld, Marc Havens, Travis Hollander
Union Mayor (Vote for One): Cindy Clemons
Union City Council (Vote for Two): Cheryl Halverson, Junior Alfred Ayers Prusha, Daniel Joseph Bales
Whitten Mayor (Vote for One): No Candidate
Whitten City Council (Vote for Two): Danielle Shadlow, Courtney Lynn Schulmeister
Whitten City Council To Fill a Vacancy (Vote for Two): No Candidates
AGWSR School District
Director District 1 (Vote for Two): Tim Diamond, Melissa Crawford, Patrick Scallon
Director District 2 (Vote for One): Matt Rose
Director At Large ( Vote for One): Eric Minteer
Alden School District
Director At Large (Vote for Three): Heather Vierkandt, Jon Bartlett, Kari Scholte
BCLUW School District
Director At Large (Vote for Four): Alicia Matney, Shaelynn Farnsworth, Adam Probasco, Jami Rolston, Paul Wayman, Jill Lutes
Public Measure IO (See below for full text)
Colo-NESCO School District
Director District 1 (Vote for Two): Brad Kohlwes
Director District 2 (Vote for Two): Justin Walker
Eldora New-Providence School District
Director District 1 (Vote for One): Nick LaVellle
Director District 2 (Vote for One): Emily Herring
Director District 3 (Vote for One): Mark Sparrow
Director At Large (Vote for One): Marc Anderson
Public Measure JQ (See below for full text)
Hubbard-Radcliffe School District
Director District 1 (Vote for One): Clinton D. Dickes, Marty Eide
Director District 2 (Vote for One): Jacob M. Bolson
Director District 3 (Vote for One): Tracey Rieks
Director At Large -2 Year Term (Vote for One): Kelli Miller
Director At Large – 4 Year Term (Vote for One): Laura Imsland
Iowa Falls School District
Director At Large (Vote for Three): Chris Stauffer, Ryan Robison, Dawn J. Parker
Roland-Story School District
Director At Large (Vote for Three): Candi Holm, Chistopher McIlrath, Ashlee Mullenbach, Tosha Whipple
Public Measure TP (See below for full text)
Director District 1 (Vote for 1): Cheryl Langston
Iowa Valley Community College I
Director District 1 (Vote for 1): Larry Johnson
Director District 2 (Vote for 1): Clark Lawler
BCLUW School District Public Measure IO
Shall the Board of Directors of the BCLUW Community School District in the Counties of Grundy, Hardin, and Marshall, State of Iowa, be authorized to contract indebtedness and issue General Obligation Bonds in an amount not to exceed $8,800,000 to provide funds to construct, build, furnish, and equip additions to the Elementary and High School buildings; to renovate, remodel, repair, improve, furnish and equip portions of the Elementary building and improve the site; renovate, remodel, repair, improve, furnish, and equip portions of the High School building, including the Auditorium, and improve the site?
Eldora-New Providence School District Public Measure JQ
Shall the Board of Directors of the Eldora-New Providence Community School District in the Counties of Hardin, Grundy, and Marshall, State of Iowa, be authorized to contract indebtedness and issue General Obligation Bonds in an amount not to exceed $11,000,000 to provide funds to build, furnish, and equip additions to the elementary and high school facilities, with related remodeling, improvements, and site improvements?
Roland-Story School District Public Measure TP
Shall the following public measure be adopted?
Summary: To adopt a Revenue Purpose Statement specifying the use of revenues the Roland-Story Community School District will receive from the State of Iowa Secure an Advanced Vision for Education Fund.
In the Roland-Story Community School District, the following Revenue Purpose Statement which specifies the use of revenues the Roland-Story Community School District will receive from the State of Iowa Secure an Advanced Vision for Education Fund shall be adopted.
To provide funds to acquire or install information technology infrastructure (including improving buildings or sites for the purpose of accessing broadband digital telecommunications) and school safety and security infrastructure.
To provide funds to build and furnish a new school building or buildings; to build and furnish addition(s) to school buildings in the District; to remodel, reconstruct, repair, expand, and improve the school buildings in the District; to purchase and improve grounds; for demolition work; to furnish and equip district facilities.
To provide funds for the purchase, lease or lease-purchase of buildings, equipment (including transportation and recreation equipment), or technology and to repair transportation equipment for transporting students as authorized by law, to implement energy conservation measures, sharing or rental of facilities including a joint infrastructure project for the purposes of offering classes under district-to-community college programs as authorized in Iowa Code Section 423F.3(3)(c), procuring or acquisition of libraries, or opening roads to schoolhouses or buildings.
To provide funds to purchase land as part of start-up costs for new student construction program or if the sale of the previous student construction was insufficient to purchase land, and to purchase construction materials and supplies for a student-constructed building or shed intended to be retained by and used by the District.
To provide funds to make payments to a municipality or other entity as required under Iowa Code Section 403.19(2).
To provide funds for demolition, cleanup, and other costs if such costs are necessitated by, and incurred within two years of, a disaster.
To provide funds to establish and maintain public recreation places and playgrounds; provide for supervision and instruction for recreational activities; or for community education purposes.
To provide funds for the payment of principal and interest or retirement of general obligation bonds issued for school infrastructure purposes, energy improvement loans, loan agreements authorized by Iowa Code Section 297.36, sales, service and use tax revenue bonds issued under Iowa Code Section 423E.5 or Iowa Code Section 423F.4.
To provide funds for property tax relief; and
To provide funds for other authorized expenditures and purposes as now or hereafter permitted by law and designated by the Roland-Story Community School District.
It being understood that if this public measure should fail to be approved by the voters, such failure shall not be construed to terminate or restrict authority previously granted by the voters to expend receipts from the Secure an Advanced Vision for Education Fund.
If approved, this Revenue Purpose Statement shall remain in effect until replaced or amended by the Roland-Story Community School District.
Voter Registration Information in Iowa
To find out if you are registered to vote, please call the Hardin County Auditor’s Office at 641-939-8109, or you may visit the Iowa Secretary of State’s website.
During 2018 , registered voters will be asked to show their ID before voting at the polls. Anyone who does not have their ID will be asked to sign an oath verifying their identity and will be allowed to cast a regular ballot.
Beginning January 1, 2019, Iowa voters will be required to show a driver's license, non-operator's ID, passport, military ID, veterans ID, or voter ID card at the polls before they vote. Voters without an ID may cast a provisional ballot or have another registered voter attest to their identification.
Registered voters who do not have an Iowa driver's license or a non-operator's ID will be issued a voter ID card for free, automatically. Voter ID cards must be signed before going to the polls. Voter ID cards will start being mailed in December 2017.
1215 Edgington Avenue Suite 1 Eldora, IA 50627
Monday - Friday
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Phone : (641) 939-8112