Voter Identification Information

Bring a Valid Form of ID Precinct election officials are required to ask voters registered in the county to show one of the valid forms of identification: Iowa Driver’s License (not expired more than 90 days) Iowa Non-Operator’s ID (not expired more than 90 days) U.S. Passport (not expired) U.S. Military ID or Veteran ID … read more

Voter Registration Information

Register to Vote Registering to vote is a legal requirement to vote in elections in Iowa. To register, you: Must be at least 17 years old. A person may vote if they will be 18 years old on or before election day. In the case of primary elections, a person may vote if they will … read more

How to Vote on Election Day

Cast Your Vote You have registered, obtained a valid form of identification, and now all that’s left to do is go to the polls and cast your ballot! What Do I Do On Election Day? Find Your Polling Place Iowa law requires each voter to vote in the polling place for the precinct where the … read more

How to Vote Absentee

Any registered voter may choose to vote absentee by mail or in-person in Iowa. You must be registered to vote and complete an absentee ballot request form and return the original, signed form to your county auditor. The request form does not need to be witnessed or notarized. In order to receive an absentee ballot, … read more

Voter Accessibility and Assistance

Iowa law requires polling places in Iowa to be accessible to persons with disabilities. Each polling place will have a ballot-marking machine that allows a voter with blindness or visual impairment to vote privately. The ballot-marking machine may be used by any voter. A voter may choose another person to assist the voter in voting … read more

Military and Overseas Voters

We are dedicated to helping our military and overseas voters participate in Iowa’s elections. Soldiers are defending our freedoms and our right to vote. They deserve to have their voices heard in our elections. Click here to learn more about options available for Military and Overseas Voters.