Denise Fraise Big Demand for Absentee Ballots By Rich Egger • May 8, 2020 Rich Egger Voters in some parts of Iowa are responding in droves to a mailing from Secretary of State Paul Pate's office. Some Lee County Employees Could Be In Line For A Longer Work Week By Jason Parrott • Jan 7, 2019 The Lee County Board is listening to funding requests for the upcoming fiscal year from elected leaders and department heads. The requests from three departments could mean longer work-weeks for some of their employees. Lee County Election: No Candidates, No Problem By Jason Parrott • Oct 30, 2015 On Election Day, residents in two Lee County communities will not be able to choose a candidate's name off the ballot. But, that won't stop residents from penciling someone in. Lee County Auditor Anne Pedersen Retiring By Jason Parrott • Dec 21, 2012 Robin Delaney - FM Daily Democrat This week on Emphasis, Jason Parrott’s guest is Lee County Auditor Anne Pedersen, who is retiring after 30 years in office.