Have a Plan to Vote on November 3

‚ÄčEvery election is determined by the people who show up. Use these resources to make a plan to vote this November and let your voice be heard.

To be eligible to vote in Iowa, you must be:

  • a U.S. citizen,
  • an Iowa Resident, and
  • 18 years old by election day, November 3.


1. Register to Vote

All eligible voters in Iowa must first be registered to vote.  

College students have the option to register to vote either:

  •  in your hometown or
  • where you currently live.

You can only register to vote in one location. See College Student Voter Information.

Check to see if you're already registered to vote. - All you need is your first name, last name and zip code.


2. Decide How to Vote

You Have 3 Ways to Vote

  1. Absentee Voting by Mail
  2. Absentee Voting in Person at your County Auditor's office (through Nov. 2)
  3. Vote on Election Day


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