Obtaining An Absentee Ballot

Fill out an Absentee Ballot Request Form:

​Absentee Ballot Request Form (PDF)


How do I obtain an absentee ballot for an upcoming election?


Voters wishing to receive an absentee ballot by mail must submit a request in writing to the Auditor's Office. Requests must be received in the Auditor's Office 15 days prior to the election. The request must include:
  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • ID number
  • Iowa residential address
  • Address where the ballot is to be mailed if it is to be mailed to an address other than where the voter is registered
  • Name or date of the election
  • Party affiliation (Primary Elections only)
  • Signature and date the form was completed
Mail the signed request to:
Hardin County Auditor's Office
1215 Edgington Avenue, Suite 1
Eldora, Iowa 50627

For More Information
More information on absentee voting can be found on the Iowa Secretary of State's website.