Absentee Voting

Early voting, is available to every registered voter in Montgomery County. When casting your ballot early, you do not need to attend your polling place on Election Day. You must be a registered voter in order to participate in early voting.

There are two ways you can vote early:

1. Early Voting by Mail (Absentee Voting)

You may vote by mail, using an absentee ballot, prior to Election Day. Voting by mail is easy – and you can start as early as 45 days prior to an election. Follow the instructions below to request your absentee ballot.

·         Absentee Ballot Request

oPrint the following form:

oAbsentee Ballot Request Form

oFill out information, sign and date

oPlace in an envelope and mail to the following address:

                      Montgomery County Auditor

      Attn:  Election Clerk
PO Box 469
Red Oak, IA  51566

2. Early Voting in Person

Prior to the date of any given election, when ballots are available, you may vote early at the Auditor’s Office at the Courthouse in Red Oak, 105 E Coolbaugh.


For information on Absentee Voting for Iowans who are in the military or overseas, click here