Lucy Martin, Story County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections, reminds eligible residents of important deadlines for the upcoming Nov. 6 general election.

• Saturday,oct. 27 is the deadline to pre-register to vote for the upcoming general election.voter registration forms must be in the auditor’s office by 5 p.m. Following the preregistration deadline, voters follow Election Day Registration procedures and must cast a ballot when registering. Saturday is also the deadline to request a mailed absentee ballot for the general election. Written requests must be received in the auditor’s office by 5 p.m.

• In-person absentee voting is available in the Auditor’s Office through Monday, Nov. 5, at 5 p.m.

• The auditor’s office is open Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Nov. 3, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

• The general election will be held on Nov. 6. Polling place hours are 7 a.m.-9 p.m. On election day, voters must vote at their assigned residential precincts.

Detailed information about the upcoming general election, including sample ballots for all precincts, is available at

The auditor’s office regular hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Contact the auditor’s office at 515-382-7210 with any questions about absentee voting, voter registration or other election topics.