REQUEST YOUR BALLOT AND VOTE BY MAIL IN 2020
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Over 80% of primary voters in 2020 used an absentee ballot. Voting by mail via absentee ballot is one of the safest, securest, and most reliable ways that Americans can vote today. In 2016, over 33 million votes were cast by absentee ballots that were safely mailed in. Now with concerns about COVID-19, voting in your home and mailing in your ballot is even more important and convenient. Below is some important information that you should know as the November 2020 voting process begins.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR WITH THESE IMPORTANT DATES:
Monday, July 6th – First day to request an absentee ballot be mailed to your home. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD.
Monday, October 5th – The first day requested absentee ballots can be mailed to voters who have requested them. You can also vote in-person early voting at your County Election Office.
Saturday, October 24th – Absentee ballot requests MUST be received by your County Election Office by 5 p.m. if you want a ballot mailed to you.
Saturday, October 24th – Pre-registration Deadline for the General Election. If you miss the deadline, Iowa still has same-day voter registration! You will need to bring proof of identification and residency for same-day registration or bring a neighbor to attest for you.
Tuesday, November 3rd – General Election Day
Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Absentee ballots may be delivered to your county auditor until 9:00 p.m.
If you need any help with voting by absentee ballot or in-person, please connect with one of these resources: