2020 General Election

Official Results:

Official Results

The 2020 General Election will be held November 3, 2020.

Polls will be open from 7:00am – 9:00pm.

Absentee Voting by mail begins October 5th.  Voting by mail will be available through October 24th.

Absentee Voting in the Auditor’s Office begins October 5th.  Voting in the Auditor’s Office will be available through November 2nd.

Absentee Ballot Request Form

Polling Sites:

First Lutheran Church – Decorah: Precinct 2: Frankville Twp, Glenwood Twp, Decorah Ward 3, and the part of Decorah Twp in Supervisors District 1.

Decorah City Hall: Precinct 3: Decorah Ward 1 and the part of Decorah Twp in Supervisor District 2.

Winneshiek County Courthouse: Precincts 1, 4, & 11: Hesper Twp, Highland Twp, Pleasant Twp, Decorah Ward 2, and the part of Decorah Twp in Supervisor District 5.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church – Decorah: Precincts 5 & 6: Decorah Ward 4, Decorah Ward 5, Canoe Twp, and the part of Decorah Twp in Supervisor District 3.

Calmar Lutheran Church: Precinct 7: Calmar Twp and Springfield Twp, including the cities of Calmar and Spillville.

Ossian Community Center: Precinct 8: Military Twp and Bloomfield Twp, including the cities of Ossian and Castalia.

Ridgeway Community Center: Precinct 9: Bluffton Twp, Burr Oak Twp, Fremont Twp, Lincoln Twp, Madison Twp, and Orleans Twp, including the city of Ridgeway.

Fort Atkinson Community Center: Precinct 10: Jackson Twp, Sumner Twp, and Washington Twp, including the cities of Fort Atkinson and Jackson Junction.

Voters are reminded of changes in Election Law that now requires Proof of Identity to vote.

If you are registered to vote at your current address, please have one of the following forms of ID ready when you go to the polls:

– Iowa Driver’s License (or DOT issued Non-Driver ID Card)

– Passport

– Military or Veteran ID Card

– Voter ID Card (only issued to registered voters without a Drivers License or DOT ID)

If you are not registered to vote, or have moved since your last registration, you will need to provide proof of identification and proof of residency.  For a complete list of acceptable documents, contact the County Auditor at (563) 382-5085 or auditor@co.winneshiek.ia.us.  Or, visit  sos.iowa.gov for more information.

Sample Ballots:

Precinct 1: Hesper, Highland, and Pleasant Townships:
Hesper TWP
Highland TWP
Pleasant TWP


Precinct 2: Frankville, Glenwood, Decorah Ward 3, and the part of Decorah Township in Supervisor District 1:
Frankville TWP
Glenwood TWP
Decorah Ward 3
Decorah TWP SUP 1

Precinct 3: Decorah Ward 1, and the part of Decorah Township in Supervisor District 2:
Decorah Ward 1
Decorah TWP SUP 2

Precinct 4: Decorah Ward 2:
Decorah Ward 2

Precinct 5: Canoe, Decorah Ward 4, and the part of Decorah Township in Supervisor District 3:
Canoe TWP
Decorah Ward 4
Decorah TWP SUP 3

Precinct 6: Decorah Ward 5:
Decorah Ward 5

Precinct 7: Calmar and Springfield Townships:
Calmar TWP
Springfield TWP
Cities Of Calmar & Spillville

Precinct 8: Military and Bloomfield Townships:
Military TWP
Bloomfield TWP
Cities Of Castalia & Ossian

Precinct 9: Bluffton, Burr Oak, Fremont, Lincoln, Madison, and Orleans Townships:
Bluffton TWP
Burr Oak TWP
Fremont TWP
Lincoln TWP
Madison TWP
Orleans TWP
City Of Ridgeway

Precinct 10: Jackson, Sumner, and Washington Townships:
Jackson TWP
Sumner TWP
Washington TWP
Cities Of Jackson Jct & Ft Atkinson

Precinct 11: the part of Decorah Township in Supervisor District 5:
Decorah TWP SUP 5