Ballot Issues

Cedar Rapids PPEL vote too close to call

CEDAR RAPIDS — Absentee ballots and a recount in one Cedar Rapids voting precinct Tuesday left the fate of the Cedar Rapids Community School District’s Physical Plant and Equipment levy in doubt.

Unofficial results Tuesday show [...]

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Johnson County wants sales tax money for courthouse project

IOWA CITY — Johnson County voters will be asked for money on two different ballot issues this fall, and some officials want one of those to help with the other.

The county’s Board of Supervisors has asked area towns to conside [...]

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Poll finds strong support for defense of traditional marriage among GOP voters

CEDAR RAPIDS — More than three-fifths of likely Republican primary election voters would like to maintain the party’s plank affirming traditional marriage, according to poll results released Monday.

Nearly a quarter of the 600 [...]

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Linn Auditor catches likely violation

CEDAR RAPIDS — Iowa’s heavily used absentee voting system is open to irregularities and sloppy shortcuts that actually are violations of law, said Joel Miller, Linn County auditor and commissioner of elections.

As a case in poi [...]

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