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2024 Clayton County Primary Election

June 4, 2024

Primary Election
The Primary Election is an election to determine which candidates will qualify for the General Election for a given party. In Iowa you must be a member of the political party of which you wish to vote for in order to participate. This is known as a "closed primary." The primary election is held on the 1st Tuesday following the 1st Monday in June of each even-numbered year.

Candidate Filing

Nomination papers for county offices must be filed in the county auditor's office. County Supervisor, Auditor, and Sheriff will require 75 signatures on the nomination petition (Clayton County is a Plan One county with a population of 17,043). Signatures must be eligible electors of the county. Affidavit of candidacy must also be completed and returned with the nomination petition.

County Filing Dates: March 4, 2024 - March 22, 2024       

Voter Registration

Pre-Registration deadline for voter registration closes at 5:00 PM Monday, May 20, 2024. Persons wishing to participate in this election who register to vote after May 20, 2024, will be required to provide proof of identification (i.e. current and valid photo identification card with an expiration date), AND proof of residency in their voting precinct, when they go to the polls on election day, or when they request an absentee ballot in-person. Other provisions may also apply. Persons not registered to vote by May 20, 2024, should expect a longer processing time at the polls on election day.

Absentee Ballots

All absentee ballots must be received by 8:00 PM on Election Day to be considered on time to be counted.

Absentee Ballots will be available beginning Wednesday, May 15, 2024, for mail and in-person voting. Download the absentee ballot request form here. 

Extended Hours

Extended hours are available for voter registration and absentee voting in the Clayton County Auditor's Office. In addition to regular hours of Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm, extended office hours will be as follows:

Candidates

Candidate List

indicates incumbent
US Representative District 2
D
Sarah Corkery
R
Ashley Hinson
L
No Candidate Candidate(s) Filed
State Senator District 32
D
No Candidate Candidate(s) Filed
R
Mike Klimesh
L
No Candidate Candidate(s) Filed
State Representative District 64
D
No Candidate Candidate(s) Filed
R
Jason Gearhart
R
Douglas Wolfe
L
No Candidate Candidate(s) Filed
Board of Supervisors
D
No Candidate(s) Filed
R
Ray A. Peterson
L
No Candidate(s) Filed
County Auditor
D
Jennifer Garms
R
No Candidate(s) Filed
L
No Candidate(s) Filed
County Sheriff
D
No Candidate(s) Filed
R
Brent Ostrander
R
Brandon Taylor
L
No Candidate(s) Filed

Election Results

0/12 Precincts Counted

Precincts and Polling Locations

Boardman-Highland-Read

County Office Building · 600 Gunder Rd NE · Elkader, IA 52043
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Buena Vista-Millville

Millville County Shop · 35180 Hwy 52 · Guttenberg, IA 52052
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Cass

Strawberry Point Civic Center · 401 Commercial Street · Strawberry Point, IA 52076
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Clayton-Garnavillo

Garnavillo Community Building · 106 W Niagara Street · Garnavillo, IA 52049
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Cox Creek-Sperry

St. Paul's Fellowship Hall · 700 Washington Street · Volga, IA 52077
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Elk-Mallory-Volga

Elkport-Garber Community Center · 120 Main Street · Elkport, IA 52044
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Farmersburg-Wagner

Farmersburg Community Center · 107 S Main Street · Farmersburg, IA 52047
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Giard-Monona

Monona Community Center · 104 S Egbert Street · Monona, IA 52159
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Grand Meadow-Marion

Turner Hall · 119 E Greene St · Postville, IA 52162
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Jefferson

Guttenberg Municipal Building · 502 First Street · Guttenberg, IA 52052
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Lodomillo

Edgewood City Hall · 203 W Union St · Edgewood, IA 52042
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Mendon

Marquette Community Center · 102 North Street · Marquette, IA 52158
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Sample Ballots (PDF)

This webpage was printed on May 19, 2024. For the most current election-related information, visit the Clayton County, Iowa, Elections website at https://elections.claytoncountyia.gov.
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