Registration Deadlines: 
Online: Oct. 27
By Mail: Oct. 22
In Person: Oct. 27
Lucas Building 321 E. 12th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319
      (888)-767-8683
       sos@sos.iowa.gov
 

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 registered to vote? 

 NEED TO REGISTER? 

 By Mail: 

To register to vote by mail you must print the voter registration form, fill it and mail it!
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
  • driver license or I.D.  card number
  • social security number
MAIL IT!

Completed forms can be mailed, fax or emailed to your county clerk.

After your application is processed and accepted you will receive a voter registration card to the address provided.

In Person: 

Register to vote in person at:
*note: if you missed the voter registration deadlines you can still register to vote on election day
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
  • Your driver license or I.D. card  number,

  • The last four digits of your social security 

  • Your date of birth.

Online:

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
  • Your driver license or I.D. card  number,

  • The last four digits of your social security 

  • Your date of birth.

how to vote

 
 
In Iowa you can vote by:
 
 
 
election day voting
To vote you must show identification.
 
 
Vote by mail
Voting by mail is convenient and easy to do!
who is eligible?
Any registered voter!​
HOW DO I SUBMIT MY FORM?
Simply fill out the vote by mail application and mail it to your county clerk.
 deadlines: 
Nov. 3
 
 
 
 
 
EARLY VOTING
You may vote early at your county clerk's office!
 
military/overseas
who is eligible?
  • an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine;
  • an eligible spouse or family member of an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine; or
  • a U.S. citizen residing outside the U.S.
HOW DO I REGISTER & VOTE?
 
 
 
 
The military voter form acts acts as both a registration and a vote by mail request.
You can also use the FVAP's online assistant to electronically fill out the form to then print and mail.
*note: you need a printer to use this service.
HOW DO I SUBMIT MY FORM?
After completing and signing you may submit your FPCA to your county clerk  by:
  • mail
  • email 
  • fax ​
 DEADLINES: 
BALLOT REQUEST: Nov. 5
BALLOT RETURN: Received by Nov. 8
If you missed the deadlines you may use an emergency write in ballot that will be counted if you are an eligible voter!
 
 

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