Warren County Administration Building

Warren County Administration Building

The Warren County Board of Supervisors almost forgot one detail Monday.

Opening the county administration building for voting. The administration building’s auditorium is slated to be the only Indianola voting location for Tuesday’s primary election. But the board had closed the building to the public in March 16, when the COVID-19 pandemic first began.

The board met in emergency session Monday afternoon to formally open the administration building’s auditorium to the public for voting on Tuesday.

“According to the Iowa code, the building needs to be open,” explained assistant county attorney Dawn Bowman.

Iowa code section 49.123 flatly states that “the courthouse of each county shall remain open on election day,” while Iowa Code 49.109 (8) says reporters shall be allowed to be present at polling places and Iowa Code 53.17(1)(a) says that the county auditor shall accept ballots turned in by hand on election day, according to the resolution the supervisors approved.

The building will be open for voting in the auditorium from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday before closing again on Wednesday, said Bowman.

The board of supervisors also is scheduled to holds its next regular meeting Tuesday at 9:30 a.m., via Zoom. The meeting will be simulcast and recorded or the public can join via Zoom.

WARREN COUNTY POLLING PLACES

Precinct Location Phone Number
ALLEN 2 Carlisle Community Building, 35 Vine, Carlisle 989-4367
ALLEN 3 Carlisle Community Building, 35 Vine, Carlisle 989-4367
BELMONT Milo City Hall, 100 Main St., Milo 942-6241
CUMMING/WDM St. John Church, 720 Orchard Hill Dr., Norwalk 981-4855
GREENFIELD 1 St. John Church, 720 Orchard Hill Dr., Norwalk 981-4855
GREENFIELD 1/DM 85 Warren County Administration Building, 301 N. Buxton, Indianola
GREENFIELD 1/DM 86 Warren County Administration Building, 301 N. Buxton, Indianola
GREENFIELD 2/LINCOLN 2 Warren County Administration Building, 301 N. Buxton, Indianola
INDIANOLA 1 Warren County Administration Building, 301 N. Buxton, Indianola
INDIANOLA 2 Warren County Administration Building, 301 N. Buxton, Indianola
INDIANOLA 3 Warren County Administration Building, 301 N. Buxton, Indianola
INDIANOLA 4 Warren County Administration Building, 301 N. Buxton, Indianola
INDIANOLA 5 Warren County Administration Building, 301 N. Buxton, Indianola
INDIANOLA 6 Warren County Administration Building, 301 N. Buxton, Indianola
INDIANOLA 7 Warren County Administration Building, 301 N. Buxton, Indianola
JACKSON St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 615 Iowa Ave., Martensdale 641-764-2752
JEFFERSON St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 615 Iowa Ave., Martensdale 641-764-2752
LIBERTY Lacona Community Hall, 104 N. Washington St., Lacona 534-3401
LINCOLN 1 Warren County Administration Building, 301 N. Buxton, Indianola
NORWALK 1 St. John Church, 720 Orchard Hill Dr., Norwalk 981-4855
NORWALK 2/Greenfield 1 St. John Church, 720 Orchard Hill Dr., Norwalk 981-4855
NORWALK 3/Linn St. John Church, 720 Orchard Hill Dr., Norwalk 981-4855
NORWALK 4 St. John Church, 720 Orchard Hill Dr., Norwalk 981-4855
OTTER/MILO Milo City Hall, 100 Main St., Milo 942-6241
PALMYRA Carlisle Community Building, 35 Vine, Carlisle 989-4367
RICHLAND/PALMYRA Carlisle Community Building, 35 Vine, Carlisle 989-4367
SQUAW CREEK New Virginia Lions Hall, 503 West St., New Virginia 449-3214
UNION Milo City Hall, 100 Main St., Milo 942-6241
VIRGINIA New Virginia Lions Hall, 503 West St., New Virginia 449-3214
WHITE BREAST Lacona Community Hall, 104 N. Washington St., Lacona 534-3401
WHITE OAK St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 615 Iowa Ave., Martensdale 641-764-2752

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