Jones County

Elections by Year


Primary Election

June 4, 2024

Primary Election
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.

Election Results

Highlighted Race(s)

U.S. Representative District 1 - Republican

14 Precincts Counted · Unofficial Results
David Pautsch R
Mariannette Miller-Meeks R

County Board of Supervisors District 5 - Republican

14 Precincts Counted · Unofficial Results
Jeff Swisher R
Jennifer Karpf R

Archived Election Details

Polls Open 7AM to 8PM

County offices on the 2024 Primary Election ballot

Candidate Listing 

Candidate listing for the Primary Election as of March 22, 2024

Candidate Nomination Information and Paperwork 

*Please note that the county candidate filing period starts on Monday, March 4, 2024 and ends at 5PM on Friday, March 22, 2024. County Candidates file nomination papers with the County Auditor. 

Affidavit of Candidacy 

Nomination Petition- Form allows for 20 signatures. Candidates may need multiple copies of this.

Nomination Info

Candidate Guide

IA Ethics & Campaign Disclosure Board Letter

Voter Registration

Pre-registration deadline for voter registration closes at 5:00 p.m. Monday, May 20, 2024. Persons wishing to participate in this election who register to vote after May 20, 2024, 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 May 20, 2024, should expect a longer processing time at the polls on election day.

Absentee Ballots

Absentee Ballot Request Forms will be accepted beginning Tuesday, March 26, 2024.  Ballots will be available to be mailed and vote in-person beginning Wednesday, May 15, 2024.

Voted absentee ballots returned by mail MUST be returned no later than 8:00 p.m. on ELECTION DAY, Tuesday, June 4, 2024 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 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 2024 primary election season will be as follows:

Voter ID Requirements

Notice to Voters - Legislative Districts

As a result of the legislative redistricting process following the most recent census, Jones County will now be in one legislative district.

Sample Ballots (PDF)

This webpage was printed on July 13, 2024. For the most current election-related information, visit the Jones County, Iowa, Elections website at
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