Special Election on 1-6-15 for Iowa House District 4

John Buntsma (D) of Orange City was nominated by the Sioux County Democratic Convention held on December 18, 2014 and John Kooiker (R) of Boyden was nominated by the Sioux County Republican  Convention held on December 16, 2014.  The Special Election date was set for January 6 by Gov. Branstad to fill the seat vacated by Dwayne Alons, due to his death in November from cancer.  Iowa House District 4 encompasses most of Sioux County except for the northeast corner.  Voting hours are not yet listed on the County Auditor’s website.  To request an absentee ballot, you can download the request form found at: http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/absenteeballotapp.pdf.  The request can be returned to the Auditor’s Office in the Sioux County Courthouse or mailed to:  Lois Huitink, Sioux County Auditor, PO Box 18,  Orange City IA 51041.