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Things You Need To Know: 

1. Registration Deadline:

  • The deadline to register online is 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 24, 2020.

  • The deadline for registering by mail to vote is (received by) Saturday, October 24, 2020.

  • The deadline to register to vote in person is 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 24, 2020.

  • The deadline to request a ballot by mail is 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 24, 2020.

  • The early voting period runs from Monday, October 5, 2020 to Monday, November 2, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.

  • You can also register and vote on Election Day.

  • You can also register and vote an absentee ballot at the same time after Saturday, October 24 through Monday, November 2.

2. Polling Times:

7 a.m. to 9 p.m

3. Is Early Voting Available:

yes, 40 days before an election 

*All voters can vote by mail without an excuse*

4. Can I Vote by Mail:

Yes, You can register here.

5. ID Needed for Voting: 

Forms of identification with photograph, name, and address (one required)

  • Iowa Driver's License

  • Iowa Non-Operator's ID

  • Military ID

  • U.S. Passport

  • Tribal ID

  • Veteran's ID

  •  Voter ID Card

Provide your Iowa driver’s license, nonoperator ID number, or the last 4 digits of your Social Security number if you have one. Any registered voter who does not have a valid driver's license or non-operator's ID issued by the Iowa Department of Transportation will be issued a Voter ID Card for free. No notary or witness requirement for return of mail ballot & No ID requirement to vote by mail

6. Voting Without Address

While the Iowa voter registration form does request the address where you live, it contains specific instructions for individuals who are homeless. "If homeless or you do not have an established residence, describe where you reside."

7.Free Voter ID Available


8.Felony Disenfranchisement Rules

All people with felony convictions are permanently disenfranchised.

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