Jones County
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General Election

November 3, 2020

General Election
A General Election is the election in which federal and state officers, members of Congress and of the general assembly, county and township officers, and other officers appear on the ballot. General Elections are held the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November of each even-numbered year.

Official Election Results

14/14 Precincts Counted

Highlighted Race(s)

County Auditor

14 Precincts Counted · Official Results
Whitney Hein R
64.3%
6,654
Sarah L. Power D
35.7%
3,689

County Board of Supervisors - District 5

14 Precincts Counted · Official Results
Jeff Swisher R
74.6%
7,845
Stuart Adams D
25.4%
2,668

County Board of Supervisors - District 1

14 Precincts Counted · Official Results
John Schlarmann R
62.6%
6,655
Wayne R. Manternach D
37.4%
3,973

President/Vice President

14 Precincts Counted · Official Results
Trump/Pence R
60.9%
6,572
Biden/Harris D
39.1%
4,213

US Senator

14/14 Precincts Counted · Official Results
Joni Ernst R
59.9%
6,320
Theresa Greenfield D
40.1%
4,237

US Representative District 1

14 Precincts Counted · Official Results
Ashley Hinson R
61.0%
6,621
Abby Finkenauer D
39.0%
4,242

Archived Election Details

List of General Election Candidates

Voter Registration

Pre-registration deadline for voter registration closes at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, October 24, 2020. Persons wishing to participate in this election who register to vote after October 24, 2020, will be required to provide proof of identification (i.e. current and valid photo identification card with an expiration date), AND proof of residency in their voting precinct, when they go to the polls on election day, or when they request an absentee ballot. Other provisions may also apply. Persons not registered to vote by October 24, 2020, should expect a longer processing time at the polls on election day.

Absentee Ballots

Absentee Ballots will be available beginning October 5, 2020, for mail and in-person voting. Download the absentee ballot request form.

Voted absentee ballots returned by mail MUST be postmarked no later than Monday, November 2, 2020, and then received in the Auditor’s Office not later than 12:00 noon on Monday, November 9, 2020, to be considered for counting.  Voters are advised to keep in mind that postal delivery is now two to five days.

Extended Hours

Extended and Saturday hours are available for voter registration and absentee voting in the Jones County Auditor’s Office. In addition to regular hours of Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., extended office hours during the 2020 general election season will be as follows:

Voter ID Requirements 

Click above for examples of acceptable voter identification requirements.

 

Notice to Voters - Legislative Districts

As a result of the legislative redistricting process following the 2010 census, Jones County was divided into two legislative districts.

This webpage was printed on January 23, 2021. For the most current election-related information, visit the Jones County, Iowa, Elections website at jonescountyiowaelections.gov.
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