CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Linn County held its first election since statehouse Republica...

While voters go to the polls, county auditors scared of fines are still waiting on guidance on new election laws – KCRG

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Linn County held its first election since statehouse Republicans passed a new election law. But, some county auditors are still waiting for some additional guidance on the new law, which could result in $10,000 fines.The law, which was signed back in March, makes multiple changes to the absentee ballot process and gives people less time to vote. It also made changes to voter list maintenance activities, among other changes. In July, KCRG-TV9 reported that county auditors planned to push for higher salaries in response to fines in the law.The new election law bans entities from …

 

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