2024 Primary Election Results ~ Official

By Auditor | June 4, 2024

Please click the link below for election results for the O’Brien County Primary Election. Official Election Results ~ O’Brien County Statewide Unofficial Election Results – Secretary of State

Notice of Primary Election – June 4, 2024

By Auditor | May 2, 2024

NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION Notice is hereby given that the Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2024, in O’Brien County, Iowa, for the purpose of nominating Democratic, Libertarian, and Republican candidates for Federal, State and County Offices for the General Election. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. … Read more


By Auditor | April 16, 2024


By Auditor | April 16, 2024


Fiscal 2025 County Budget Hearing April 23, 2024

By Auditor | April 4, 2024

The O’Brien County Board of Supervisors will hold a hearing at 9:30 a.m. April 23, 2024 in the Board Room located on the 2nd floor of the O’Brien County Courthouse.  A complete copy of the budget is available upon request.  For additional information, please contact the O’Brien County Auditor’s Office at 712-957-3225. Click Here for … Read more

Notice of Public Hearing – Proposed County Budget for Fiscal 2025

By Auditor | March 8, 2024

The O’Brien County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. Click Here for Fiscal 2025 County Proposed Property Tax Levy

Official 2022 General Election Results

By Auditor | November 8, 2022

Final Results 2022 General Election  


Did you know this about passports?

By Auditor | June 29, 2016

Many international travelers may not realize that having an unexpired passport is sometimes not enough to enter certain foreign countries. U.S. citizens traveling on passports that expire in fewer than six months have increasingly been denied airline boarding or been detained upon arrival in certain foreign destinations. Check your passport if you are thinking of … Read more


The County Auditor is responsible for a variety of functions and duties. The main functions

  • Commissioner of Elections (federal, state, county, city and school district)
  • Preparing and certifying tax levies
  • Maintaining financial records
  • Clerk to the Board of Supervisors
  • Keeping Real Estate Transfer Records
  • Maintains a drainage record for all drainage districts of the county
  • Payroll and Human Resources Manager

Upcoming Elections

  • June 4, 2024 - Primary Elections
  • November 5, 2024 - General Elections

Voting Precincts

Voters will cast their votes at their General Election polling places for all elections unless otherwise indicated.  The following precincts have been established effective January 15, 2022 for all City, School, Primary or General Elections:

Precinct                                                      Voting Location

Precinct 1     Carroll-Floyd                              Crossroads Pavilion 301 34th Ave. - Sheldon

Precinct 2     Franklin                                      Yesterday's Memories Museum 106 Eastern St. - Sanborn

Precinct 3     Hartley-Lincoln-Omega             Hartley Community Center  820 2nd St. NE- Hartley

Precinct 4    Sheldon 1st Ward                        Crossroads Pavilion 301 34th Ave. - Sheldon

Precinct 5   Sheldon 2nd Ward                       Crossroads Pavilion 301 34th Ave. - Sheldon

Precinct 6   Sheldon 3rd Ward                        Crossroads Pavilion 301 34th Ave. - Sheldon

Precinct 7  Summit-Center-Dale-Highland     Cthouse Assembly Rm 155 S Hayes Ave. - Primghar

Precinct 8  Union-Baker-Caledonia                 City Hall 127 S Main St. - Paullina

Precinct 9  Waterman-Grant-Liberty               RL Johannsen Center  110 Ash St. - Sutherland

O’Brien County Auditor’s Office
155 S Hayes Ave.
PO Box 380
Primghar, IA 51245

Phone: 712-957-3225

8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday
Closed weekends & holidays

Barb Rohwer, Auditor

Maureen Thompson, Deputy Auditor

Rhea Schmalen, Deputy Auditor