Elections

Election Results

2016 General Election Results

Upcoming Elections

  • School Election –  September 12, 2017
  • City Primary (Council Bluffs and Carter Lake ONLY if needed) –  October 10, 2017
  • City General –  November 7, 2017

For any Election questions you may email elections@pottcounty-ia.gov

Polling Places & Sample Ballots

List updated September 1, 2016

Precinct City/Twp W Pott/E Pott St Rep/St Sen Polling Place Sample Ballot
ABSENTEE ALL ALL ALL COURTHOUSE, 2ND FLOOR, 227 S 6TH ST, CO BLUFFS
CB 1 Council Bluffs W 15/8 Northwest Christian Church, 714 Benson CB1
CB 2 Council Bluffs W 15/8 Timothy Lutheran Church, 3112 West Broadway CB2
CB 3 Council Bluffs W 15/8 Peace Church of the Brethren, 2605 Avenue E CB3
CB 4 Council Bluffs W 15/8 Epworth Methodist Church, 2447 Avenue B CB4
CB 5 Council Bluffs W 15/8 Epworth Methodist Church, 2447 Avenue B CB5
CB 6 Council Bluffs W 16/8 Broadway Methodist Church, 11 S 1st St CB6
CB 7 Council Bluffs W 15/8 Community of Christ Church, 140 W Kanesville (Use W Entrance) CB7
CB 8 Council Bluffs W 16/8 St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 22 Dillman Dr CB8
CB 9 Council Bluffs W 16/8 St Paul’s Lutheran Church, 239 Frank St CB9
CB 10-A Council Bluffs W 22/11 New Horizon Presbyterian Church, 30 Valley View Dr CB10-A
CB 10-B Council Bluffs W 22/11 New Horizon Presbyterian Church, 30 Valley View Dr CB10-B
CB 11 Council Bluffs W 16/8 Broadway Methodist Church, 11 S 1st St CB11
CB 12 Council Bluffs W 16/8 First Assembly of God, 3320 Harry Langdon Blvd CB12
CB 13 Council Bluffs W 16/8 The Center, 714 S Main St CB13
CB 14 Council Bluffs W 16/8 Bethany Presbyterian Church, 1900 S 7th St CB14
CB 15 Council Bluffs W 15/8 Masonic Temple, 130 S 6th St CB15
CB 16 Council Bluffs W 15/8 Queen of Apostles, 3304 4th Ave CB16
CB 17 Council Bluffs W 15/8 Queen of Apostles, 3304 4th Ave CB17
CB 18 Council Bluffs W 16/8 City Light Church, 2600 S 9th St CB18
CB19 Council Bluffs W 16/8 Fox Run Golf Club, 3001 MacIneery Dr CB19
CB 20 Council Bluffs W 16/8 Gethsemane Presbyterian Church, 224 Wallace Ave CB20
CB 21 Council Bluffs W 16/8 Gethsemane Presbyterian Church, 224 Wallace Ave CB21
Carter Lake 1 Carter Lake W 15/8 Carter Lake City Hall, 950 Locust St CARTER LAKE 1
Carter Lake 2 Carter Lake W 15/8 Carter Lake City Hall, 950 Locust St CARTER LAKE 2
Avoca Avoca City E 22/11 Avoca American Legion Hall, 112 N Elm St AVOCA CITY
Avoca Shelby City E 22/11 Avoca American Legion Hall, 112 N Elm St SHELBY CITY
Avoca Knox Twp E 22/11 Avoca American Legion Hall, 112 N Elm St KNOX TWP
Avoca Pleasant Twp E 22/11 Avoca American Legion Hall, 112 N Elm St PLEASANT TWP
Carson Carson City E 22/11 Carson Community Center, 316 S Commercial St CARSON CITY
Carson Carson Twp E 22/11 Carson Community Center, 316 S Commercial St CARSON TWP
Crescent Crescent City W 22/11 Crescent Fire Hall, 102 W Florence CRESCENT CITY
Crescent Crescent Twp W 22/11 Crescent Fire Hall, 102 W Florence CRESCENT TWP
Crescent Lake Twp W 22/11 Crescent Fire Hall, 102 W Florence LAKE TWP
Crescent Rockford Twp W 22/11 Crescent Fire Hall, 102 W Florence ROCKFORD TWP
Garner Garner Twp W 22/11 New Horizon Presbyterian Church, 30 Valley View Dr GARNER TWP
GLWCW Grove Twp E 21/11 Wallace Foundation Learning Center, 53020 Hitchcock Ave, Lewis GROVE TWP
GLWCW Lincoln Twp E 21/11 Wallace Foundation Learning Center, 53020 Hitchcock Ave, Lewis LINCOLN TWP
GLWCW Wright Twp E 21/11 Wallace Foundation Learning Center, 53020 Hitchcock Ave, Lewis WRIGHT TWP
GLWCW Center Twp E 21/11 Wallace Foundation Learning Center, 53020 Hitchcock Ave, Lewis CENTER TWP
GLWCW Waveland Twp E 21/11 Wallace Foundation Learning Center, 53020 Hitchcock Ave, Lewis WAVELAND TWP
Hancock Hancock City E 22/11 Hancock Fire Hall HANCOCK CITY
Hancock Valley Twp E 22/11 Hancock Fire Hall VALLEY TWP
Lewis 1 Lewis 1 Twp W 22/11 First Christian Church, 20794 Hwy 92, Co Bluffs LEWIS 1 TWP
Lewis 2 Lewis 2 Twp W 22/11 Salem Methodist Church, 14955 Somerset, Co Bluffs LEWIS 2 TWP
Macedonia Macedonia City E 22/11 Macedonia City Hall, 322 Main St MACEDONIA CITY
Macedonia Macedonia Twp E 22/11 Macedonia City Hall, 322 Main St MACEDONIA TWP
McClelland McClelland City W 22/11 McClelland Town Hall, 117 Main St MCCLELLAND CITY
McClelland Hardin Twp W 22/11 McClelland Town Hall, 117 Main St HARDIN TWP
Minden Minden City W 22/11 Minden United Church of Christ, 106 Lincoln St MINDEN CITY
Minden Minden Twp W 22/11 Minden United Church of Christ, 106 Lincoln St MINDEN TWP
Minden York Twp W 22/11 Minden United Church of Christ, 106 Lincoln St YORK TWP
Neola Neola City W 22/11 Neola Community Center, 110 4th St NEOLA CITY
Neola Neola Twp W 22/11 Neola Community Center, 110 4th St NEOLA TWP
Neola Boomer Twp W 22/11 Neola Community Center, 110 4th St BOOMER TWP
Oakland Oakland City E 22/11 Oakland City Hall, 614 Dr Van Zee Rd OAKLAND CITY
Oakland Belknap Twp E 22/11 Oakland City Hall, 614 Dr Van Zee Rd BELKNAP TWP
Oakland James Twp E 22/11 Oakland City Hall, 614 Dr Van Zee Rd JAMES TWP
Oakland Washington Twp E 22/11 Oakland City Hall, 614 Dr Van Zee Rd WASHINGTON TWP
Treynor Treynor City W 22/11 Treynor Community Center, 13 W Main St TREYNOR CITY
Treynor Keg Twp W 22/11 Treynor Community Center, 13 W Main St KEG CREEK TWP
Treynor Silver Twp W 22/11 Treynor Community Center, 13 W Main St SILVER CREEK TWP
Underwood Underwood City W 22/11 UMBA Hall, 300 2nd Ave UNDERWOOD CITY
Underwood Norwalk Twp W 22/11 UMBA Hall, 300 2nd Ave NORWALK TWP
Underwood Hazel Dell Twp W 22/11 UMBA Hall, 300 2nd Ave HAZEL DELL TWP
Walnut Walnut City E 21/11 Walnut Library, 224 Antique City Dr WALNUT CITY
Walnut Layton Twp E 21/11 Walnut Library, 224 Antique City Dr LAYTON TWP

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  • be a citizen of the United States
  • be a resident of Iowa
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  • not have been convicted of a felony (unless your rights have been restored)
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Where To Get Registration Forms

Voter registration forms may be distributed by anyone who wants to register others to vote. Forms are available from many sources, including:

  • Office of the County Auditor

    Pottawattamie County Courthouse 227 S 6th St. Council Bluffs, IA 51501

  • Office of the Iowa Secretary of State: in person, by mail, or online
  • Public libraries
  • Political party offices

Online Registration form to print off and fill out.

If You Move

If you move within Pottawattamie county where you are registered to vote, you may change your address before the close of registration:

  1. By notifying the county auditor in writing. Include your full name as it appears on the voter registration records, your old and new addresses, and your signature. If more than one person is submitting a change, each person must sign the notice.
  2. By completing a new registration form.
  3. By making the change in person at the county auditor’s office or other registration sites.

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