Cherokee County voters will be heading to the polls next week. Voting precincts will be open . on Nov. 2 , starting at 7 a.m and closing at 9 p.m.
If you're a resident of Precinct One, which encompasses the townships of Spring, Afton, Pitcher, Diamond and the City of Aurelia, the Aurelia Community Center at 235 Main St. in Aurelia is where you are to vote.
Precinct Two encompasses the following townships: Liberty, Marcus, Amherst, Sheridan and the Cities of Marcus, Cleghorn and Meriden. Their polling place will the Cleghorn Community Center at 102 W. Grace in Cleghorn.
Voters in Precinct Three go to the Quimby Community Center on Main Street in Quimby to cast their vote. Precinct Three includes the townships of Silver, Grand Meadow, Rock, Tilden, Willow and the City of Quimby and the City of Washta.
Voting for Precinct Four will be at the Cherokee County Courthouse in the Supervisor's Room on the lower level. The Courthouse is located at 520 W. Main St. in Cherokee and includes the townships of Cherokee, Cedar, Pilot and the City of Larrabee.
Precinct Five is made up of Ward One of the City of Cherokee and voters in that precinct are to vote at the upper level of the Cherokee Community Center located at 530 W. Bluff St.
Precinct Six is made up of Ward Two of the City of Cherokee and voters in that precinct are also to vote at the upper level of the Cherokee Community Center located at 530 W. Bluff St.
Precinct Seven is made up of Ward Three of the City of Cherokee and voters in that precinct will go to the lower level of the Cherokee Community Center located at 530 W. Bluff St. to vote.
Also the Cherokee County Auditor's Office will be open on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for absentee voting. The Pre-Registration deadline for the November 2010 General Election was Oct. 23, therefore, any new voter registrations will require a current photo ID and proof of residency.
Absentee Voting deadline is Nov. 1. All absentee ballots must be postmarked by Nov. 1, 2010 to be accepted.
General Election results will be available on the homepage of the Cherokee County website on election night as soon as all precincts have reported. www.cherokeecountyiowa.com.
Cherokee County Commissioner of Election, Kris Glienke has stated that as of Wednesday, there have been roughly 1,200 absentee ballots cased in Cherokee county
Call the Cherokee County Auditor's office for more voting information at 712-225-6704.