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