By Mail: Fill out a voter registration application and send it to your county auditor. Visit your county courthouse, www.sos.iowa.gov, your driver’s license station, public assistance offices, or state offices that serve people with disabilities for a voter registration form. Early registration deadline is Saturday, October 29.
Online: Complete the online registration form. This is new this year. You simply go to the SOS website and click on Voters then Voter Registration. You will then click on “Electronic Voter Registration.” This will take you to the Iowa DOT website to complete the process. Click here to complete your voter registration.
On Election Day: You can register on election day at your polling place. You must provide proof of your identity and where you live. Visit www.sos.iowa.gov or call 1-888-SOS-VOTE to find out what forms of identification are acceptable.
Find out who is running and what they stand for! Most candidates will have a campaign website or you can visit www.sos.iowa.gov for a list of the candidates and their contact information. You can also visit www.idaction.org/vote.
You have the right to:
Vote Early: You have several options to vote early, including requesting an absentee ballot and voting at your county auditor’s office.
*Note: Iowa law requires county auditors’ offices to be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the two Saturdays before the Election, so people can vote early or return late-voted absentee ballots.
On Election Day: November 8, 2016