FREMONT COUNTY, IOWA
Dee Owen, Auditor
Commissioner of Elections
506 Filmore ST
P.O. Box 610
Sidney, IA 51652
On November 6, 2018, a General Election will be held for Federal,
State and Local candidates.
Absentee Voting and Voter Registration information is explained
Hours and Deadlines in the Fremont
County Auditorís Office:
Monday through Friday - Open daily 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday, October 8, Absentee Voting in-person and by mail
available daily in the Auditorís Office.
Saturday, October 27, Auditorís Office open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m. - Deadline to pre-register to vote and to request an absentee
ballot by mail.
Saturday, November 3, Auditorís Office open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m. Absentee voting in-person available in the Auditorís Office.
November 5, Auditorís Office open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Ė Absentee
voting in-person available in the Auditorís Office. Last day voters
can correct Absentee Affidavits.
November 6, ELECTION DAY. Polls open from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00
p.m. Ė Absentee ballots can be received in the Auditorís Office
until the polls close at 9:00 p.m. Vote in-person at the polls
November 16, Auditorís Office open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Ė Recount
Absentee voting in-person will be available daily at the Fremont
County Auditorís Office beginning Monday, October 8. All
registered voters are eligible to absentee vote.
See the schedule above for alternate Auditor Office hours on
days that have specific deadlines.
Applications for Absentee Ballots to vote in-person, or by mail, can
be picked-up in the Auditorís Office or be downloaded from the
Secretary of State web-site:
An individual voter may create their own application on paper at
least 3 inches by 5 inches and it must include all information on
the prescribed application. Applications requesting a ballot by
mail must be received no later than Saturday, October 27, at 5:00
p.m. This enables the Auditorís Office to mail the ballots in a
timely manner. Requests should be addressed to the Fremont County
Auditor, P.O. Box 610, Sidney, IA 51652
Anyone not registered to vote is reminded that Saturday, October 27,
is the voter pre-registration deadline to enable your name to be on
the Election Registers. After October 27, new voters will follow
the Election Day Registration requirements (EDR). A new voter may
come to the Auditorís Office in the Courthouse with proof of ID and
residency, register to vote, and vote an absentee ballot. You also
may register to vote at the polls on Election Day, November 6, with
proof of ID and residency and vote a regular ballot.
Iowa does not have straight party voting. This voting option was
abolished in 2017 (HB
NOTICE OF CHANGE IN POLLING PLACE
FOR GENERAL ELECTION NOVEMBER 6, 2018, FOR SIDNEY PRECINCT
hereby given to qualified electors of the Fremont County, Iowa, that
the Sidney Precinct will vote at United Faith Church at 1975 US-275,
Sidney, IA. This is a change from the Fremont County Courthouse.
For elections held in
2018, pre-registered voters are required to provide an approved form
of identification or sign an oath of identification at the polling
place before receiving and casting a ballot. Voters who are not
pre-registered Ė such as voters registering to vote on election day
Ė and voters who have changed precincts will also be required to
provide proof of residence. A voter who cannot provide proof of
identification may have their identity attested to by another voter
registered in the precinct who has an approved form of
identification. Starting January 1, 2019, all voters will be
required to present an approved form of identification. For
additional information about voter identification visit
or phone 712-374-2031.
be directed to the Fremont County Auditorís Office :712-374-2031.