League of Women Voters



Iowa Election Dates

The next election is Tuesday, November 4, 2014 (General election). The registration deadline is Saturday, October 25, 2014 (by 5pm). Election Day Registration is available.

Contact your local Board of Elections for information about 2014 local elections.

Please utilize your state's resource for information on local elections.


Information on local, state and federal candidates and ballot measures may be available here.

To see a list of available races, visit the race index.


Applications for absentee ballots can be obtained online in a PDF format, or mailed upon request from the Secretary of State. You can also request a ballot by mailing the application to the county auditor/commissioner of elections in the county where you are registered.


To register to vote in Iowa, you must provide an Iowa driver's license number if you have one. If you do not have an Iowa driver's license, you may use a photo ID that is current, valid and contains an expiration date. The following are acceptable IDs:


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Election Day Problems?

Call one of these hotlines:
1-866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)
1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español)
1-866-MYVOTE1 (866-698-6831)

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