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.
Dates and Deadlines
1st day to vote in-person at the Courthouse 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday - see extended hours below.
1st day to mail absentee ballots to those who had a request on file.
October 24th - open til 5:00 p.m.
Voter Pre-Registration Deadline
Last day to mail absentee ballots - must have a request on file in order to mail a ballot.
Voted absentee ballots returned by mail MUST be returned no later than 8:00 p.m. on ELECTION DAY, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 to be considered on time to be counted. Voters are advised to keep in mind that postal delivery is now two to five days.
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 2022 general election season will be as follows:
Monday, October 24 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, November 4 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, November 5 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, November 8 - 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.* or later, depending on election activities