An NICC Special Election is being held on September 11, 2018. Vote Centers will be open from noon (12:00 p.m.) to 8:00 p.m.

Voters can vote in any of the listed vote centers within their school district. If voters don’t know if they live in the Dubuque Community School District or Western Dubuque Community School District, voters can contact the Election’s office at 563-589-4457. Please remember your school district is based off of where you live and not necessarily where your kids go to school.

Absentee in-person voting will start Monday, August 1, 2018 in the Auditor’s Office, 4th floor of the Courthouse, 720 Central Ave. (Please note that the Election Annex will NOT be open for this election). Absentee requests by mail are being accepted now, however, please note that we can’t mail ballots until August 1st.


August 1, 2018—Absentee voting in person begins and first day to mail absentee ballots

August 27, 2018—Worry-free postmark deadline

August 31, 2018—Pre-Registration deadline, Auditor’s office open until 5:00 p.m.

August 31, 2018—Deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail, Auditor’s office open until 5:00 p.m. (Please note that the request form MUST be received in the Auditor’s office by 5:00 p.m.)

September 7, 2018—Last day to review absentee ballots and written challenge deadline, Auditor’s office open to 5:00 p.m.

September 10, 2018—Last day to In-Person absentee vote in the Auditor’s office & mailed absentee postmark deadline, open to 5:00 p.m.

September 11, 2018—Election Day, polls open from noon (12:00 p.m.) until 8:00 p.m.