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2020 General Election

November 3, 2020

General Election
A General Election is the election in which federal and state officers, members of Congress and of the general assembly, county and township officers, and other officers appear on the ballot. General Elections are held the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November of each even-numbered year.

Official Election Results

16/16 Precincts Counted

Highlighted Race(s)

Public Measure D (Benton Township)

1/1 Precincts Counted · Unofficial Results
Yes
53.5%
224
No
46.5%
195

Public Measure E (Concordia Township)

1/1 Precincts Counted · Unofficial Results
Yes
63.7%
225
No
36.3%
128

Public Measure F (Huron Township)

1/1 Precincts Counted · Unofficial Results
Yes
53.9%
89
No
46.1%
76

Public Measure G (Jackson Township)

1/1 Precincts Counted · Unofficial Results
Yes
54.4%
31
No
45.6%
26

Public Measure H (Pleasant Grove Township)

1/1 Precincts Counted · Unofficial Results
Yes
51.2%
126
No
48.8%
120

Public Measure I (Washington Township)

1/1 Precincts Counted · Unofficial Results
Yes
56.1%
78
No
43.9%
61

State Senator District 44

16/16 Precincts Counted · Unofficial Results
Tim Goodwin R
55.6%
10,825
Tom Courtney D
44.4%
8,636

State Representative District 088

6/6 Precincts Counted · Unofficial Results
David L. Kerr R
67.7%
3,772
Sandy Dockendorff D
32.3%
1,799

Des Moines County Board of Supervisors

16/16 Precincts Counted · Unofficial Results
Shane McCampbell N
27.4%
8,344
Jim Cary D
26.0%
7,921
Bob Beck D
26.0%
7,910
Nina Covert R
20.5%
6,238

Des Moines County Sheriff

16/16 Precincts Counted · Unofficial Results
Kevin Glendening D
69.3%
13,202
George Rinker R
30.7%
5,835

President and Vice-President

16/16 Precincts Counted · Unofficial Results
Trump / Pence R
53.2%
10,589
Biden / Harris D
44.7%
8,887
Jorgensen / Cohen L
1.4%
275
Hawkins / Walker O
0.3%
52
West / Tidball N
0.2%
44
Blankenship / Mohr O
0.1%
16
DeLaFuente/Richardson O
0.1%
14
Pierce / Ballard N
0.1%
12
King / Chandler O
0.0%
8

United States Senator

16/16 Precincts Counted · Unofficial Results
Joni Ernst R
48.3%
9,466
Theresa Greenfield D
47.5%
9,291
Rick Steward L
3.0%
590
Suzanne Herzog N
1.2%
232

United States Representative District 2

16/16 Precincts Counted · Unofficial Results
Miller-Meeks R
51.0%
9,636
Hart D
49.0%
9,260

State Representative District 087

10/10 Precincts Counted · Unofficial Results
Dennis M. Cohoon D
100.0%
9,985

Des Moines County Auditor

16/16 Precincts Counted · Unofficial Results
Terri Johnson D
100.0%
15,060

Voter Turnout

Registered
28,469
Voted
70.5%
20,082

Votes Cast

Absentee
63.8%
12,821
Election Day
36.2%
7261

Archived Election Details

Dates and Deadlines

  • July 6 - First day to submit an Absentee Ballot Request form
  • October 5 - Absentee ballots ready; First day to vote in-person absentee
  • October 24 -  Saturday, Auditor's Office open; Voter pre-registration deadline; Deadline to request an absentee ballot be mailed
  • October 31 - Saturday, Auditor's office open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • November 2 at 5:00 p.m. - Absentee ballot in-person deadline
  • November 3 - Election Day

Poll Hours

  • 7am - 9pm

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2020 General Election County Candidates

 

Sample Ballots (PDF)

General Election Sample Ballots - All Precincts All ballots are two-sided. Non-Partisan, Judges and any Public Measures on located on the second page.
This webpage was printed on October 16, 2021. For the most current election-related information, visit the Des Moines County, Iowa, Elections website at https://dmcountyelections.iowa.gov/.