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11/02/2021 Regular City/School Elections

Regular City/School Elections
 Tuesday, November 2, 2021
 Polls open: 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

School elections now stop at county lines, which means every Decatur County voter, regardless of the school district in which s/he resides, will cast a ballot for school board members at the Decatur County polling place listed below (your General Election polling place).

If you live in:

Your polling location is:

Bloomington Township
Fayette Township
City of Lamoni

Lamoni Community Center

Burrell Township
Hamilton Township
Morgan Township
New Buda Township
City of Davis City
City of Pleasanton

Davis City Community Center

Center Township
Eden Township
City of Leon

Leon Community Center

Decatur Township
City of Decatur

Barnum Community Center (Decatur)

Garden Grove Township
High Point Township
Woodland Township
City of Garden Grove
City of LeRoy

Garden Grove Community Center

Grand River Township
Richland Township
City of Grand River

Grand River Community Center

Franklin Township
Long Creek Township
City of Van Wert
City of Weldon

Van Wert Community Center



Important Dates

Monday, August 23, 2021

Candidate filing period begins for city and school candidates:
* City candidates file with County Auditor
* School candidates file with School Board Secretary

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

First day for Auditor's Office to accept absentee ballot requests for the regular city/school election

Monday, September 6, 2021

Labor Day: County offices closed

Thursday, September 16, 2021 (5pm)

Candidate filing period ends for city and school candidates at 5:00 p.m.:
* City candidates file with County Auditor
* School candidates file with School Board Secretary

Friday, September 17, 2021 (Noon)

Deadline for city clerks to file full text of public measures to be placed on ballot with County Auditor by Noon.

Deadline for school secretaries to deliver all nomination petitions and text of public measures to County Auditor by Noon.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 (5pm)

City candidate withdrawal/objection deadline. File with County Auditor.

School candidate withdrawal/objection deadline. File with School Board Secretary.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

First day absentee ballots can be available.

Monday, October 18, 2021

Deadline to request absentee ballot to be mailed.

Monday, November 1, 2021

Last day to vote absentee ballot in-person at the County Auditor's Office

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Regular City/School Elections Day. Polls open 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

***NEW*** All absentee ballots must be received by 8:00 p.m. to be considered on time to be counted.***NEW***

Monday, November 8, 2021

1st tier County canvass of votes. (Final canvass if jurisdiction is in only one county.)

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Veterans Day: County offices closed.

Monday, November 15, 2021

2nd tier County canvass of votes. (Final canvass if jurisdiction is in more than one county.)