Upcoming Election

Election:  2022 General Election

Date: November 8, 2022



Mills County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections, Carol Robertson, hereby gives notice that there will be a GENERAL ELECTION in Mills County on Tuesday November 8, 2022. Qualified electors of Mills County will vote at the polling places designated below for the purpose electing candidates for Federal, State, and County Offices.

The Polls will open at 7:00 AM and close at 8:00 PM, as provided by law.

VOTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION: You must be registered to vote to participate in the 2022 General Election. Registration may be done in the following ways.

  1. You may register in person in the Auditor’s Office. The deadline is 5:00 PM, Monday October 24, 2022.
  2. You may mail in your registration to the Auditor’s Office. Voter registrations that are mailed must be received by or have been postmarked by Monday October 24, 2022.
  3. Election Day Registration: You may register at your polling place on Election Day by presenting a current photo ID and proof of residency to the election officials. Contact the Auditor’s Office for a list of approved documents.

ABSENTEE VOTING BY MAIL: A ballot may be mailed to you upon your request. Voters can start requesting an Absentee Ballot on Wednesday August 31, 2022. Request can be made in writing (you must include your name, ID #, address, date of birth, name and date of the election, and signature and date) or on an official Absentee Ballot Request form. 

Official Absentee Ballot request forms may be obtained by: 

  • Contacting the Auditor’s office by phone at (712) 527-3146 to be mailed.
  • In-Person at the Auditor's office Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM - 5 PM.
  • On the Iowa Secretary of State's Website
  • Or by filing out the below form and mailing it our office.

Absentee ballots must be retuned to the Auditor’s office no later than 8:00 PM on Tuesday November 8, 2022. Postmark dates DO NOT count. Absentee ballots CANNOT be placed in the drop box outside the Courthouse.

Voters may check the status of their absentee ballot by contacting the Mills County Auditor’s Office or at: https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/absenteeballotstatus/absentee/search

ABSENTEE VOTING IN PERSON: Absentee ballots will be available starting Wednesday October 19, 2022, at the Mills County Auditor’s Office and may be voted in the office until 4:30 PM on Monday November 7, 2022.

DESIGNATION OF POLLING PLACES: Please note the changes of polling places below for the 2022 General Election. The locations below are not the same as the locations used in the previous 2020 General Election, as those were temporarily changed to meet Covid-19 public health guidelines.

Precinct 1 – Emerson / Hastings / Indian Creek

Indian Creek Museum at 59256 380th St Hastings, IA 51540

Precinct 2 – Glenwood Twp

Mills County Annex at 403 Railroad Ave Glenwood, IA 51534

Precinct 3 – Glenwood Ward 1

Mills County Courthouse at 418 Sharp St Glenwood, IA 51534

Precinct 4 – Glenwood Ward 2

American Legion 104 N Vine St Glenwood, IA 51534

Precinct 5 – Glenwood Ward 3

American Legion 104 N Vine St Glenwood, IA 51534

Precinct 6 – Deer Creek / White Cloud

Indian Creek Museum at 59256 380th St Hastings, IA 51540

Precinct 7 – Henderson / Anderson

Henderson City Hall at 400 South West St Henderson, IA 51541

Precinct 8 – Malvern / Tabor / Silver Creek / Rawles / Center

Lakin Community Center at 61321 315th St Malvern, IA 51551

Precinct 9 – Oak / St. Marys

St. John’s Lutheran Church 603 Main St Mineola, IA 51554

Precinct 10 – Pacific Junction / Plattville / Lyons

Alan Hughes Auction at 21929 S 221st St Glenwood, IA 51534

Precinct 11 – Silver City / Ingraham

Silver City American Legion at 508 Main St Silver City, IA 51571

Polling places are handicap accessible. Any voter who is physically unable to enter the polling place has the right to vote in the voter’s vehicle. For further information, please contact the County Auditor’s Office.


SAMPLE BALLOTS: Sample ballots listing all races and candidates are shown below. 

EXTENDED OFFICE HOURS: In addition to the normal business hours of 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday, the Mills County Auditor’s Office will have extended hours on the following days:

  • Wednesday, August 31 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Friday, September 2 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM 
  • Thursday, September 22 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM 
  • Monday, October 24 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM 
  • Friday, November 4 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM 
  • Saturday November 5 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM


CONTACT: Please contact the Mills County Auditor’s Office if you have questions regarding voter registration, absentee voting, polling locations, or other election related questions.

Carol Robertson, Mills County Auditor & Commissioner of Elections

Email: crobertson@millscountyiowa.gov

Katie Dodge, Election Assistant

Email: kdodge@millscountyiowa.gov

Mills County Courthouse

Phone: (712) 527-3146

418 Sharp Street Glenwood, IA 51534

Website: https://www.millscountyiowa.gov/


Carol Robertson

Mills County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections

Mills County, Iowa