Absentee ballots for
the November 6, 2012 General Election will be available at the Davis
County Auditorís Office beginning Thursday, September 27. Voters
may vote early at the Auditorís Office in the Davis County
Courthouse during the regular office hours of 8 am to 4 pm through
Monday, November 5.
Absentee ballots to
be mailed must be requested in writing no later than 5:00 pm on
Friday, November 2. Absentee request forms are available from the
Davis County Auditorís Office or from this page from the following
Ballot Request Form.
Forms should be dropped off or mailed to the Davis County Auditorís
Office, 100 Courthouse Square, Suite 2, Bloomfield, IA 52537.
The Davis County
Auditorís Office will pay the postage for all ballots returned by
mail. Ballots must be postmarked prior to midnight, Monday,
November 5 (the day prior to the election), or may be delivered to
the Davis County Auditorís Office before the polls close at 9:00
p.m. on Election Day.
information, contact the Davis County Auditorís Office
between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Know Your County Government
Know Your County Auditor
ISACA Iowa State Association of
County Auditors in Iowa are elected officials
with a variety of duties and responsibilities. Some of these activities
differ from county to county based on size, tradition and local
All County Auditors
Conduct voter registration and elections
Keep maps and records of property
Calculate property taxes
Pay the countyís bills
Process cigarette licenses & beer and
liquor permits for unincorporated areas of the county
Most County Auditors
Act as the clerk to the Board of
Supervisors, keeping the minutes of their meetings
Prepare and maintain county budgets
Handle county payroll and personnel
Prepare, maintain & report on county
Some County Auditors
your County Auditorís Office for
Absentee ballot requests
Real estate information
Auditors closely interact with other governmental offices.
school districts and other forms of
heavily on local property taxes to provide services to the
public. County Auditors compile budget data from all jurisdictions
that levy property taxes to determine the taxes paid by each
Auditors with information on real estate transactions so that the
Auditor can keep accurate plat maps and property transfer records.
the value of each parcel of property in the county and pass these
values to Auditors for the computation of tax rates and individual
The Auditor passes the
tax list to the County Treasurer, who collects the taxes for
all property taxing bodies.
The Auditor works with
the Iowa Departments of Management and Revenue and the
State Auditor regarding tax and finance matters.
The Auditor works closely with the
Iowa Secretary of State regarding elections and voter registration.