Clinton County Auditor

 

EVL Clinton County Auditor

Eric Van Lancker
Clinton County Auditor &
Commissioner of Elections

Clinton County Auditor
Clinton County Administration Building
1900 North Third Street
Clinton IA 52733-2957

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone:  (563) 244-0568
FAX:  (563) 243-5869
Email: auditor@clintoncounty-ia.gov


OFFICIAL RETURNS - June 3, 2014 Primary Election
 



The County Auditor has an interesting and diverse range of duties and functions.  The five main functions are:  

  • Preparing and certifying tax levies
  • Maintaining financial records
  • Clerk to the Board of Supervisors
  • Commissioner of Elections
  • Keeping Real Estate Transfer records

In 1851, the first Code of Iowa gave the duties covered by the office of the County Auditor to the County Judge.  With the formation of the Board of Supervisors in 1861, the duties were passed to the Clerk of Court.  In 1870, as a part of reorganizing county government, the office of County Auditor was created.  It was in the early 1970's that the State Legislature added the duties of Commissioner of Elections to the office.  The County Auditor is an elected position, with a term of four years.