Official Website for Jackson County, Iowa

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Election Information


This is the main election information page. For additional Election information we recommend that you visit the 

Secretary of States website and look under Elections. We have broken elections into five (5) categories for ease of use.

The categories are:

Primary Election

A primary election is an election in which voters in a jurisdiction select candidates for a subsequent election (nominating primary). In other words, primary elections are generally when each political party decides its nominee for the upcoming general election. Primaries are common in the United States, where they trace their origin to the progressive movement. Elsewhere in the world, the nomination of candidates is usually the responsibility of political parties and does not make use of the public apparatus for holding elections.


For more information about Primary Elections visit Wikipedia

General Election
Special Election
City - School Election
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