Important Upcoming Election Dates
October 13 - November 1
Iowa offers in-person, absentee voting starting Wednesday, October 13 and ending Monday, Nov. 1 at your county auditor's office. More in-person absentee voting info
The last day to request an absentee ballot to be mailed. Request your ballot here
The last day to register to vote. However, you can also register to vote on election day with proof of identification. Register here
The last day for submitting your absentee ballot in person. As of 2021, the new absentee ballot law states that your ballot must be in the possession of the county auditor by 8 PM on Election Day.
Regular City/School Election Day!
Polls are open 7 AM to 8 PM. Remember to bring your ID with you. Find your polling place!
Before you head to the ballot box, make sure you’re registered!
Voter registration information for Iowa:
If you are not registered to vote in Iowa, learn how to pre-register
Know the requirements to register to vote on election day
Learn how to update your registration
Find answers to frequently asked questions
Any registered voter in Iowa may request an absentee ballot through their county auditor.