Absentee Ballot Request forms to vote by mail must be received in the auditor's office by 5 p.m. on Mon, Oct 24.
Absentee voting in-person starts Wed, Oct 19. Office hours are Mon-Fri 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. prior to Election Day, extended hours until 5 p.m. on Wed, Oct 24 and Fri, Nov 4.
On Election Day, polling places will open at 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. You are required to go to the polling place for your precinct to vote.
Voters are required to show proof of identity and residence for in-person voting. Proof of identity is an Iowa Driver's License or Non-operator ID (not expired more than 90 days), a US Passport, Military ID or Veteran ID (not expired), a signed Iowa Voter ID card (not acknowledgment card), or Tribal ID Card/Document (signed, with photo and not expired).
If your ID does not include your correct residence, you will need to provide proof of residence (current within 45 days): residential lease, utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or government check/document or a property tax statement current within 45 days of final payment date).
A voter without ID and/or proof of residency may have identity/residency attested by another voter in the precinct OR may prove identity using the Election Day Registration (EDR) documents. Qualifying EDR proof of identity documents include: an Iowa or out of state DL or Non-operator ID, a US Passport, Military or Veteran ID, ID card issued by employer, student ID issued by Iowa high school or college, or a signed Tribal ID Card/Document with photo and unexpired). If current residence is not on these documents, refer to the requirements listed above to use for proof of residence requirements.
Be sure to contact the auditor's office if you have any questions. Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 641-257-6131.