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General Election

The General Election is the most prominent election conducted by the Auditor's Office as it has the largest turn out of all elections. This election is held in even numbered years, to elect federal, state, county and township officials and other officials as provided by law. It is also held to vote on statewide and county public measures and constitutional amendments. All countywide polling locations are utilized for this election. Polling hours are 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM.

November 8, 2022

General Election
A General Election is an election in which all or most members of a given political body are up for election. The term is usually used to refer to elections held for a nation's primary legislative body, as distinguished from by-elections and local elections. General Elections are held the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November of each even-numbered year.

Election Results

19/17 Precincts Counted

Archived Election Details

The General Election is the most prominent election conducted by the Auditor's Office as it has the largest turn out of all elections. This election is held in even numbered years, to elect federal, state, county and township officials and other officials as provided by law. It is also held to vote on statewide and county public measures and constitutional amendments. All countywide polling locations are utilized for this election. Polling hours are 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM.

CANDIDATE FILING PERIOD: By August 31, 2022

  • The Marion County Auditor's Office is the filing officer for: 
    • County Agricultural Extension Council
      • five available four year term positions.
    • Soil & Water Conservation District Commissioner
      • two available four year term positions.
      • one "To Fill Vacancy" two year term available.
    • Township Trustees and Clerks

Please note, the candidate filing period for partisan county offices has ended.

ADDITIONAL KEY DATE INFORMATION

  • Absentee Ballot requests to be mailed are currently being accepted.
  • First day to Absentee Vote at Marion County Auditor's Office 214 E Main St Knoxville, IA
    • Wednesday, October 19, 2022
    • Office Hours: M-F - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Please note ID required to participate.
  • First day the Auditor's Office can mail absentee ballots to voters who have submitted requests.
    • Wednesday, October 19, 2022
  • Voter Pre-Registration Deadline   
    • Monday, October 24, 2022
    • Office Hours October 24, 2022 - 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
  • Deadline to request a mailed Absentee Ballot.
    • Monday, October 24, 2022
    • Office Hours October 24, 2022 - 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
  • Auditor’s Office open for in person Voting - Saturday
    • Office Hours November 5, 2022 – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Last day to vote Absentee Ballot at the Marion County Auditor's Office, 214 E Main, Knoxville IA.
    • Monday, November 7, 2022
    • Office Hours November 7, 2022 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • If returning Absentee Ballot by mail, Absentee Ballot must be postmarked no later than 11/7/2022 and received in the Marion County Auditor’s Office by 8:00 p.m. on 11/8/2022
  • Election Day - Tuesday, November 8, 2022
    • Polling Hours 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (ID required to participate)
    • Absentee Ballot return – In Person - deadline 8:00 p.m. at the Marion County Auditor's Office, 214 E Main, Knoxville Iowa.

Sample Ballots (PDF)