Early Voting by Mail (Absentee Voting)

voting by mail.

One of the early voting options is to vote by mail, using an absentee ballot, prior to Election Day.

Voting by mail is easy – and you can start as early as 120 days prior to an election. Beginning 29 days before the election absentee ballots will be mailed out with 24 hours after receiving your absentee ballot request. For voters not located in the United States (such as military personnel) we mail beginning 45 days before the election.  Follow the instructions below to request your absentee ballot.

Absentee Ballot Request

  • Print the following form (found below in attachments)
  • Complete, sign and date. 
  • Place in an envelope and mail to the following address:
    • Scott County Auditor
      Attn: Absentee Request Form
      600 W. 4th St.
      Davenport, Iowa 52801-1030

Marking Your Ballot

Follow these instructions once you get your ballot in the mail.

Absentee Ballot Reports

This page contains absentee ballot report information that may be important for candidates or their campaigns.

Absentee Request Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to commonly asked questions here