On March 2, 2021, a date predetermined by state law, residents of the district will be asked to vote on the following referendum. Sixty-percent of voters must approve the referendum for it to pass.

What will the ballot say?

Shall the Board of Directors of the Marion Independent School District in the County of Linn, State of Iowa, be authorized to contract indebtedness and issue General Obligation Bonds in an amount not to exceed $31,000,000 to provide funds to construct, furnish and equip a new elementary building and to improve the site; to construct, furnish and equip an Auditorium as an addition to the High School Building, including related remodeling; to construct, furnish, and equip an Activities Complex and to improve the site; to renovate, repair, remodel, improve furnish and equip the Intermediate Building and portions of the High School Building?

How will I vote?


Vote early at the Lindale Mall food court in Cedar Rapids Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. from February 8 to March 1.


Request an absentee ballot from the Linn County auditor by February 19. Request ballots online:

ELECTION DAY: March 2, 2021

On election day from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., eligible voters may vote at the following locations:

  • Ascension Lutheran Church, 2210 Grand Avenue, Marion

  • City Hall, 1225 Sixth Avenue, Marion

  • Christ Episcopal Church, 220 40th Street NE, Cedar Rapids

  • Gospel Light Baptist Church, 305 Second Avenue, Marion

  • St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 915 27th Street, Marion

  • American Legion 298, 625 31st Street, Marion

For more information, visit Linn County's website.