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February 5, 2013

Eldon gets second chance at LOST

1 percent sales tax means nearly $100,000 a year

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OTTUMWA — Special election information

Election Day poll hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 5. Eldon’s polling place will be the Eldon Library Hall, 608 W. Elm St.

To vote in a special city election, one must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old and a registered voter in the city in which one lives. Registration forms must be postmarked by Feb. 18 or hand-delivered to the auditor’s office by 5 p.m. Feb. 22. To register on Election Day, you must show a photo ID that has not expired and contains your name and picture and proof of residence in the precinct where you live.

Absentee ballots are now available to be mailed. Voters in the city of Eldon who will be unable to go to the polls on Election Day may cast an absentee ballot.

Votes may also be cast at the Wapello County Auditor’s Office on the second floor of the courthouse now through March 4. If you wish to have a ballot mailed, you have until 5 p.m. March 1 to have the written request to the auditor’s office. Absentee ballots must be postmarked by midnight March 4 or hand-delivered to the auditor’s office before polls close on Election Day.

For more information, contact the auditor’s office at 641-683-0020 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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