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Legal Notice for Black Hawk County PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to the qualified voters of Black Hawk County, State of Iowa, that a Special Cedar Falls City Runoff Election will be held Tuesday, August 4, 2020. Black Hawk County will not be using the usual Cedar Falls polling places and will instead be utilizing vote centers for this election. Vote centers are polling locations that combine multiple precincts, allowing voters to choose at which location to vote. This election will have five vote centers. All Election Day locations will be open from 7AM to 8PM. CEDAR FALLS VOTE CENTERS GALLAGHER BLUEDORN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, UNI CAMPUS, 8201 Dakota St. CEDAR FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, 1002 W. 1ST St. CHURCH OF CHRIST, 2727 W. 4th Street ORCHARD HILL CHURCH’S BIG HOUSE, (white house west of the church), 3900 Orchard Hill Drive TRINITY BIBLE CHURCH, 125 Orchard Drive All voters are required to provide an approved form of identification at the polling place before receiving and casting a ballot. Voters who are not pre-registered – such as voters registering to vote on election day – and voters who have changed precincts will also be required to provide proof of residence. A voter who cannot provide proof of identification may have their identity attested to by another voter registered in the precinct who has an approved form of identification. For more information about voter ID, visit http://sos.iowa.gov/voterid or call 319-833-3007. A person who is eligible to register to vote and vote, may register on election day by appearing in person at the polling place for the precinct in which the individual resides. The voter must complete a voter registration application, make written oath and provide acceptable proof of identity and acceptable proof of residence. Acceptable documents which can be used as proof of identity and proof of residence are very specific and substitutes will not be accepted. “For example, dated identification forms cannot be expired.” To see all forms of approved ID visit http://sos.iowa.gov/voterid. ELECTION FRAUD. A voter commits the crime of Election Misconduct in the First Degree if the person submits false information when registering to vote. Election misconduct in the first degree is a class “D” felony, and punishable by a fine of up to $7,500 and/ or imprisonment of up to five (5) years. Individuals with felony convictions are ineligible to vote unless their rights have been restored. IF YOU ARE NOT 100% SURE YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE HAS ALREADY BEEN RESTORED, REQUEST A PROVISIONAL BALLOT. PROVISIONAL BALLOTS. Voters who are unable to provide proof of ID/residence on election day and vote a provisional ballot must come to the courthouse to provide evidence for accepting the provisional ballot before Noon Thursday, August 6. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that any voter who requires assistance to vote by reason of blindness, disability, or inability to read or write may be given assistance by a person of the voter’s choice, other than the voter’s employer or agent of that employer or officer or agent of the voter’s union. Official Ballot Pct. Off. Initials NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, in accordance with Chapter 49.53 of the Iowa Code that any voter who is physically unable to enter the polling place has the right to vote in the voter’s vehicle. Each polling location is equipped with a ballot marking device (ExpressVote) which may assist persons with disabilities to vote more independently. The device allows voters to make their selections using an audio readback and touchpad, or touchscreen. The touchscreen device provides magnification and reverse black and white images. Voters unable to see the screen may have the screen turned off and use only the audio read-back and touchpad features. The audio read-back feature provides all ballot instructions, choices, and selections in an audio format using headphones. After making selections with the ballot marking device, via touch pad or touch screen, the device will mark the voter’s paper ballot and the voter will insert their marked ballot in the ballot scanner used to count all ballots. The Commissioner of Elections certifies that on Election Day all polling locations are accessible by means of permanent or temporary measures. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, in accordance with Chapter 52.35 of the Iowa Code that the duly authorized agents of the Black Hawk County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections shall publicly examine and test all voting machines to be used for the August 4, 2020 Special Cedar Falls City Election. Public testing will commence on Wednesday, July 29, at 8:00 o’clock a.m. at the election warehouse, 816 Lafayette St., Waterloo, Iowa. This certification, testing the voting machines for said election, is open to the public. I hereby certify that this is the correct copy of the sample ballot to be voted at the Special Cedar Falls City Election to be held August 4, 2020, in the County of Black Hawk, State of Iowa. Grant Veeder Black Hawk County Auditor & Commissioner of Elections Ballot Style 1 Special City Runoff Election City of Cedar Falls in the County of Black Hawk, State of Iowa August 4, 2020 Instructions: To vote, fill in the oval completely next to your choice: Candidate Name To cast a write-in vote, you must fill in the oval completely and write the name of your candidate on the line provided. LeaAnn Saul Kelly Dunn SA M PL E Write in vote, if any. BA LL O T Cedar Falls City Council Member, At Large To Fill Vacancy Remainder of Four Year Term. Vote for no more than one.