2024 City of Boone, W-G, & S. Hamilton Special Elections
March 5, 2024
Sample ballots can be found below (South Hamilton CSD voters will need to contact Hamilton County Auditor for Sample Ballot)
Eligible voters who reside within City of Boone - Ward 3 may vote in this election:
- Boone Ward 3 voters will be voting at the First Evangelical Free Church, located at 1407 Kate Shelley Dr, Boone.
Polling place hours are from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Eligibile voters who reside within the Woodward-Granger Community School District may vote in this election:
- Boone County voters will be voting at the Woodward Resource Center, Building 5 (chapel) located at 164 Magnolia Dr, Woodward.
- Non-Boone County voters (Dallas & Polk) - please contact your County Auditor for polling location information
Polling place hours are from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Eligibile voters who reside within the South Hamilton Community School District may vote in this election:
- **Boone County Voters - please refer to the Hamilton County Auditor for information regarding this election, because we have fewer than 125 voters in this school district Hamilton County is the controlling commissioner and is designated to conduct the election for our county.
Candidate Filing Information - CANDIDATE FILING PERIOD HAS ENDED
City of Boone -Ward 3 Vacancy:
- Filing Deadline - Friday, February 9th, by 5pm.
- Paperwork is to be filed with the City Clerk
- Affidavit of Candidacy can be found here: State of Iowa - Affidavit of Candidacy
- Nomination Petitiohn for Non-Partisan Office: State of Iowa - Nomination Petition for Non-Partisan Office
- Signature Requirements: No fewer than 50 eligible electors who are residents of Boone Ward 3 (see below for precinct map)
The voter pre-registration deadline is Monday, February 27 at 5pm.
New registrants after the deadline, including on Election Day, will follow the Election Day Registration procedures. Proof of identity and proof of residence will be required.
For additional information: Register to Vote
In-Person: Voting in the Auditor's Office begins Wednesday, February 14 and will be available during regular business hours until 4:30pm, on Monday, March 4.
By Mail: The first day that ballots will be mailed is Wednesday, February 23. The last day to request a mailed ballot is Monday, February 19, the original request must be received in the Auditor's Office by 5pm that day. On the request form, mark "Special" under type of election, and fill in the election date (5/4/2024).
For additional information: Absentee Voting
Results are unofficial until the Canvass of Votes takes place.
District/Precicnt Voting Maps
To view a map of Boone -Ward 3: City of Boone Voting Districts Map
To view a map of the Woodward- Granger School District: Iowa Department of Education - Woodward- Granger CSD Map
To view a map of the South Hamilton School District: Iowa Department of Eductaion - South Hamilton CSD Map
Woodward-Granger CSD - Public Measure A
PUBLIC MEASURE A
Summary: To adopt a Revenue Purpose Statement specifying the use of revenues the Woodward-Granger Community School District will receive from the State of Iowa Secure an Advanced Vision for Education fund.
In the Woodward-Granger Community School District, the following Revenue Purpose Statement which specifies the use of revenues the Woodward-Granger Community School District will receive from the State of Iowa Secure an Advanced Vision for Education Fund shall be adopted.
To provide funds to acquire or install information technology infrastructure (including improving buildings or sites for the purpose of accessing broadband digital telecommunications) and school safety and security infrastructure.
To provide funds to build and furnish a new school building or buildings; to build and furnish addition(s) to school buildings in the District; to remodel, reconstruct, repair, expand, and improve the school buildings in the District; to purchase and improve grounds; for demolition work; to furnish and equip district facilities.
To provide funds for the purchase, lease or lease-purchase of buildings, equipment (including transportation and recreation equipment), or technology and to repair transportation equipment for transporting students as authorized by law, to implement energy conservation measures, sharing or rental of facilities including a joint infrastructure project for the purposes of offering classes under district-to-community college programs as authorized in Iowa Code Section 423F.3(3)(c), procuring or acquisition of libraries, or opening roads to schoolhouses or buildings.
To provide funds to purchase land as part of start-up costs for new student construction program or if the sale of the previous student construction was insufficient to purchase land, and to purchase construction materials and supplies for a student-constructed building or shed intended to be retained by and used by the District.
To provide funds to make payments to a municipality or other entity as required under Iowa Code Section 403.19(2).
To provide funds for demolition, cleanup, and other costs if such costs are necessitated by, and incurred within two years of, a disaster.
To provide funds to establish and maintain public recreation places and playgrounds; provide for supervision and instruction for recreational activities; or for community education purposes.
To provide funds for the payment of principal and interest or retirement of general obligation bonds issued for school infrastructure purposes, energy improvement loans, loan agreements authorized by Iowa Code Section 297.36, sales, service and use tax revenue bonds issued under Iowa Code Section 423E.5 or Iowa Code Section 423F.4.
To provide funds for property tax relief; and
To provide funds for other authorized expenditures and purposes as now or hereafter permitted by law and designated by the Woodward-Granger Community School District.
It being understood that if this public measure should fail to be approved by the voters, such failure shall not be construed to terminate or restrict authority previously granted by the voters to expend receipts from the Secure an Advanced Vision for Education Fund.
If approved, this Revenue Purpose Statement shall remain in effect until replaced or amended by the Woodward-Granger Community School District.
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NOTICE TO VOTERS
If a majority of eligible electors voting on the question fail to approve this Revenue Purpose Statement, then upon expiration of the current Revenue Purpose Statement, revenues received by the School District from the Secure an Advanced Vision for Education fund shall be expended in the following order:
The payment of bonds for which SAVE Revenue has been pledged;
Reduction of bond levies under Iowa Code Sections 289.18 and 297.18a and all other debt levies;
Reduction of the regular and voter-approved physical plant and equipment levy under Iowa Code Section 298.2;
Reduction of the public educational and recreational levy under Iowa Code Section 300.2;
For any authorized infrastructure purpose of the school district as defined in Iowa Code Section 423F.3(6); and
For the payment of principal and interest on bonds issued under Iowa Code Sections 423E.5 and 423F.4.