Looking to vote in Iowa 2022 elections!?

First of all, thank you!  We appreciate that you want to exercise your right to vote!  Here are some things you need to know if you are wanting to vote yet not registered to vote yet.

Voter registration 

To qualify to register to vote, you must be:

  • A U.S. citizen,
  • An Iowa resident, and
  • At least 17 years old. A person may vote if they will be 18 years old on or before election day. In the case of primary elections, a person may vote if they will be 18 years old on or before the corresponding regular election.

You cannot:

  • Be a convicted felon (unless your voting rights have been restored),
  • Be judged mentally incompetent to vote by a court, or
  • Claim the right to vote in any other place.

Online Voter Registration:

Register to vote or update your voter registration online using your Iowa driver’s license or ID number. You will receive your voter registration card from your county auditor within two weeks.

Have questions about voter registration? Visit the Iowa Secretary of State's web page for more information.

Register to vote by mail. Clicking this link will redirect you to the Secretary of State’s form that must be completed, printed and mailed to your local county auditor’s office. Find my local county auditor’s mailing address.

Paper Registration:

Download this form from

Don't know if you are already registered?

Additional Info:

For more info see the secretary of states website:

Alex Buchheit

Marketing Chair

Iowa Young Republicans

Alex is a well-respected marketing expert in the state of Iowa.  He owns and operates successful social media management and SEO company.

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