Absentee voting ready for school board election

Absentee ballots are now available for the March 20 special election to be held in the Washington Community School District for the Director District 2 vacancy.

Voters who want to vote by absentee ballot may do so in person at the Washington County Auditor?s Office until 5 p.m. on Monday, March 19.

Auditor?s Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday March 9, Friday March 16 and Monday March 19.

Alternatively, a ballot can be mailed to a voter if they fill out and submit a request form.

The ballot request form may be obtained from the Washington County Auditor?s Office or downloaded from the following website:

Requests for absentee ballots may be delivered or mailed to the Washington County Auditor, 222 West Main Street, Box 889, Washington, IA 52353, and must be received in the Auditor?s Office no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, March 9.

Anyone having questions should contact the Washington County Auditor?s Office 319-653-7717.