The Primary Election is an election to determine which candidates will qualify for the General Election for a given party. In Iowa you must be a member of the political party of which you wish to vote for in order to participate. This is known as a "closed primary." The primary election is held on the 1st Tuesday following the 1st Monday in June of each even-numbered year.
County Candidate's Filing Begins - Monday, March 7, 2022
County Candidate's Filing Deadline - Friday, March 25, 2022
1st Day to submit Absentee Ballot Requests Forms to the Auditor's Office - Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Absentee Ballots Ready to be Mailed - Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Voter Pre-Registration Deadline - Monday, May 23, 2022
Last day to have an Absentee Ballot mailed - May 23, 2022
Extended and Saturday hours are available for voter registration and absentee voting in the Worth County Auditor’s Office. In addition to regular hours of Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., extended office hours during the 2022 Primary Election season will be as follows:
Friday, March 25 - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 21 - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday, May 23 - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday, June 3 - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 4 - 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
County Candidate Filing Information
County Offices (Recorder, County Attorney, and Treasurer)
Democratic candidates: 32 signatures (1596 votes x .02)
Republican candidates: 55 signatures (2738 votes x .02)