Special Northwest Iowa Community College Election

Absentee ballots will be available as of Monday, March 5, 2018, for those voters who plan to be absent for the upcoming Special Northwest Iowa Community College Election to be held on April 3, 2018.  A qualified voter may come to the Auditor’s Office in Orange City to personally cast his or her vote.  This may be done up through 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 2, 2018.  For absentee voting purposes, the Auditor’s Office will be open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

A qualified voter may also request an absentee ballot in writing but it must be on an Iowa Official Absentee request form.  This form is available on the Iowa Secretary of State’s web page https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/electioninfo/absenteeinfo.html. Each voter must use a separate form.

The deadline to request a ballot to be mailed is 5:00 p.m., Friday, March 23, 2018.

All ballots returned through the mail must be postmarked before Election Day.  For more information concerning absentee voting, call Lisa Rowenhorst at the Sioux County Auditor’s Office at (712)-737-2216.

Proposition B

“Shall the Board of Directors of Northwest Iowa Community College in the Counties of Cherokee, Clay, Dickinson, Lyon, O’Brien, Osceola, Plymouth and Sioux be authorized to expand nursing/healthcare, career/technical, and agriculture-related training, to strengthen student services and partnerships with high schools and businesses, to expand, renovate, erect, and equip buildings, to contract indebtedness therefore, and to issue to its school bonds in an amount not exceeding $14,185,000 for those purposes?”