November 7, 2006 General Election
On Tuesday, November 7, this site will report turnout statistics throughout the
day. Following the close of the polls at 9 p.m., we will post election
returns as soon as they are reported to our office.
Guide to Election Night Returns
Links to returns and turnout will be placed directly on our home page www.jcauditor.com.
Returns will show results from Johnson County only. We will not
have access to results from other counties.
Precincts report turnout at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Precinct by
precinct turnout will be posted after each of these reporting times, once all
precincts have reported.
Returns on web site
We will post a summary with totals for all races, contested and uncontested, including judicial retention.
Sample with zero results
We will also post precinct by precinct results for the following contested
races as soon as precincts begin to report results (samples with zero results):
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Returns will be broadcast on Iowa City cable TV channel 5 beginning at 9
p.m. We will broadcast
a rotating series of grand totals in contested races, along with a periodic
update of which precincts have reported results.
View results at our office
Results will be displayed at the County Administration Building beginning
at 9 p.m. Visitors will see the same display as cable viewers.
We will be faxing grand totals and precinct results to our regular list of
news media contacts. Please contact our office with any changes or
corrections to fax numbers.
When will results be available?
Results will be posted beginning at 9 p.m. Early voting results will
be posted as soon as they are completed. After 9 p.m.
we will enter and update results as quickly as they are reported from the 57
polling places. Once all precincts have reported, results will be
labeled "Preliminary Final Results."
Number of Precincts
The total number of precincts for Johnson County in general elections is 58.
There are 57 polling places, and early ballots are counted as a separate
There are 58 precincts for all contests except state legislative
Number of precincts in legislative contests:
House District 29: 15 precincts (12 complete precincts, 2 annexed precincts, absentee
- CHANGE since 2004)
House District 30: 13 precincts (12 precincts plus absentee)
Senate District 15: 25 precincts (24 precincts plus absentee)
House District 77: 13 precincts (12 precincts plus absentee)
House District 78: 13 precincts (12 precincts plus absentee)
Senate District 39: 25 precincts (24 precincts plus absentee)
House District 79: 5 precincts (2 complete precincts, 2 annexed
House District 89 and Senate District 45: 8 precincts (7 precincts plus absentee)
Note: There is no contest in Senate District 40, as the office was on the ballot for a four year term in 2004.
When are the results final?
Once the poll workers have returned their supplies to our office, our staff
will review the printouts from the voting machines and make any
corrections. Once all corrections are made, results will include the
heading "Verified Preliminary Final Results." These will be
the last returns posted on November 7th.
Vote totals usually change slightly in the days following the election as
provisional ballots and late arriving absentee ballots with timely postmarks are
All election results are unofficial until the canvass of votes, conducted
by the Johnson County Board of Supervisors at 3 PM Tuesday, November 14th.
Following the canvass, results will include the heading "Official Canvassed Results." These results will remain on our site permanently as a
historic record. Past Election Returns