Jones County

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Midland School Special

March 7, 2023

Special Election
A Special Election is any election that is not regularly scheduled. A special election may be held for any purpose authorized or required by law; often to fill a vacancy or for a public measure.

Election Results

5/3 Precincts Counted

Archived Election Details

The Midland School Special Election will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  

Public Measure - MD

Shall the Board of Directors of the Midland Community School District, in the Counties of Jones, Cedar, Clinton, and Jackson, State of Iowa, be authorized to contract indebtedness and issue general obligation bonds in an amount not exceeding $9,200,000 for the purposes of acquiring, furnishing, equipping, constructing, and improving the School District's school buildings and the sites therefore, including renovations to and expansion of existing elementary, middle and high school buildings on the District's campus located in Wyoming, Iowa and Oxford Junction, Iowa to include updates and the remodeling of classrooms and office areas, new entrances, related improvements to address space and functional needs, parking lots, the resurfacing of playgrounds, roof replacement and other exterior improvements, energy efficiency improvements including the addition of solar panels, and other site and land improvements for the District's campus?

Voter Registration

Pre-registration deadline for voter registration closes at 5:00 p.m. Monday, February 20, 2023. Persons wishing to participate in this election who register to vote after Monday, February 20, 2023, will be required to provide proof of identification (i.e. current and valid photo identification card with an expiration date), AND proof of residency in their voting precinct, when they go to the polls on election day, or when they request an absentee ballot. Other provisions may also apply. Persons not registered to vote by Monday, February 20, 2023, should expect a longer processing time at the polls on election day.

Absentee Ballots

Absentee ballot request forms can be accepted starting on December 27, 2022Click here for a Midland School Special Absentee ballot request form.

Absentee Ballots will be available for mailed ballots and in-person voting.  The website will be updated as soon as ballots are ready.   The first day an absentee ballot can be mailed is Wednesday, February 15, 2023.

Voted absentee ballots returned by mail MUST be returned no later than 8:00 p.m. on ELECTION DAY, Tuesday, March 7, 2023 to be considered on time to be counted.  Voters are advised to keep in mind that postal delivery is now two to five days.  Postmarks do not count!

Extended Hours

Extended  hours are available for voter registration and absentee voting in the Jones County Auditor’s Office. In addition to regular hours of Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., extended office hours during this special election season will be as follows:

Voter ID Requirements

Sample Ballots (PDF)

This webpage was printed on July 25, 2024. For the most current election-related information, visit the Jones County, Iowa, Elections website at
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