How to Vote in Iowa

Find out everything you need to know about how to vote in Iowa in 2020.

In-Person Early

Vote in-person, usually during a two to three week period before Election Day.

When Can I Vote Early?
Who Can Vote Early?
Where can I go to vote early?
What do I need to bring to vote early?
Additional Resources

Drop Off Your Ballot

Complete your absentee ballot at home and drop it off at an official location.

Does my state allow absentee ballot dropoff?
Who is eligible to vote absentee?
How do I request a ballot?
What are the deadlines to request and drop off a ballot?
Where can I drop it off?
How to track your ballot
You can look up your Absentee Ballot status, by using your state's online tool
Additional Information

Mail In Your Ballot

Complete your absentee ballot at home and mail it in.

Who can request a mail ballot?
How do I request a mail ballot?
When are the deadlines to request and mail a ballot?
How to track your ballot
You can look up your Absentee Ballot status, by using your state's online tool
Additional Information

In-Person on Election Day

Vote in-person on Tuesday, Nov. 3rd.

Where do I vote?
Can I register to vote on Election Day?
What do I need to bring to vote?
Additional Information

Additional Iowa Resources

Who Can Register in Iowa
Pre-registration
Voting Rights Restoration
ID Requirements
Your State Election Official
Voting For People With Disabilities