Absentee ballots available in Adair County

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August 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The school elections in Adair County will be held Tuesday, September 10th, 2013.  Voter pre-registration deadline is 5:00 p.m. Friday, August 30th.  The law now allows voters to register on Election Day; however, it is a lengthy process and takes extra time at the polls.  Voters may request an absentee ballot from the Auditor’s Office.Absentee ballots are currently available in the Auditor’s Office, for the Adair-Casey, Nodaway Valley and Orient-Macksburg School Districts, and Area College 14/Southwestern Community College (SWCC) and Area College 11/Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC). Residents may cast their votes at the Adair County Auditor’s Office between the hours of 8-a.m. and 4:30-p.m., Monday through Friday, or request a ballot be mailed to them.

The deadline to request an Absentee ballot by mail, is 5-p.m. Friday, Sept. 6th. The last day to vote Absentee in the Auditor’s Office, is Tuesday, Sept. 10th, from 8-am-to 11-a.m.  Please note that the Auditor’s Office will be closed on Mon., Sept. 2nd, in observance of Labor Day.

The following is a list of candidates have filed papers for the School Election in their respective Districts, and Public Measures to be voted on:

Adair-Casey (vote for no more than 3): At Large Director – Megan Kading, Jeff Leonard, Tobin Muller, and Mark A. Williams; Area College 11/DMACC(vote for 1) – Director District 3 – Jim Knott; Public Measure A (Instructional Support Levy – “ISL”); Public Measure B – Plant Fund Levy.

Nodaway Valley School: (Vote for no more than 2): At Large Director – James Campbell and Tyson Sickles; Director District 1 (Vote for no more than 1) – Roger Jensen; Area College 14/SWCC Director, District 1 (Vote for 1) – Dennis Davis; Public Measure D – Continue to levy a tax.

Orient-Macksburg: At Large Director (Vote for 1 only) – Stephanie Mikkelsen; Director District 1 (Vote for 1) – Wendi Lynn Eslinger; Area College 14/SWCC Director, District 1 (Vote for 1) – Dennis Davis; Public Measure D – Continue to levy a tax.