The Polk County Clerk’s office will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 2, for those wishing to cast absentee ballots for the Tuesday, April 5, general municipal election.
The deadline for casting an absentee ballot in person at the clerk’s office is 5 p.m. the day before the election, Monday, April 4.
Those casting absentee ballots by mail must be sure their written request for a ballot arrives at the clerk’s office by 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 23. Voters should be sure the request is signed, state the reason for voting absentee and provide an address to which the ballot should be sent.
Public pre-testing of the Op-Tech voting machines for the April election will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, March 24, at the Polk County Road and Bridge Complex conference room, 724 S. Killingsworth Ave., Bolivar.
Public post-testing of the machines will be from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 7, at the Polk County Road and Bridge Complex conference room.
All candidates and the public are invited to attend.