State of Iowa Voting Requirements & Information

Statewide Voter Information

U.S. Domestic Voters

Upcoming Election Dates and Deadlines

Federal and State Elections

Iowa State Primary Election held on Tue Jun 7, 2022

Type

Deadlines

New Voter Registration

  • Received by Mon May 23, 2022
  • Election Day Registration & Voting Tue Jun 7, 2022

Absentee Ballot Request

Received by Mon May 23, 2022 5:00pm CDT

Absentee Ballot Return

  • Received by Tue Jun 7, 2022 9:00pm CDT
  • Post received by Mon Jun 13, 2022

In-Person Absentee Voting

Wed May 18, 2022 - Mon Jun 6, 2022
In-person absentee ballots are available no sooner than the date noted. Contact your local election office to confirm they have ballots.

Local Elections

Iowa Regular City and School Elections held on Tue Nov 30, 2021

Type

Deadlines

New Voter Registration

  • Received by Fri Nov 19, 2021
  • Election Day Registration & Voting Tue Nov 30, 2021

Absentee Ballot Request

Mon Nov 15, 2021

Absentee Ballot Return

Received by Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:00pm CST

In-Person Absentee Voting

Mon Nov 1, 2021 - Mon Nov 29, 2021
In-person absentee ballots are available no sooner than the date noted. Contact your local election office to confirm they have ballots. Includes all regular city and school elections in Iowa.


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