Election Dates & Deadlines

U.S. Based Domestic Voters

State of Iowa Election Dates & Deadlines (more info)

Federal and State Elections

Tue Jun 7, 2022 - Iowa State Primary Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Received by Mon May 23, 2022
  • Election Day Registration & Voting Tue Jun 7, 2022

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by Mon May 23, 2022 5:00pm CDT

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Received by Tue Jun 7, 2022 9:00pm CDT
  • Post received by Mon Jun 13, 2022

In-person Absentee Voting Available

Wed May 18, 2022 - Mon Jun 6, 2022
In-person absentee ballots are available no sooner than the date noted. Contact your local election office to confirm they have ballots.

 

Local Elections

Tue Nov 30, 2021 - Iowa Regular City and School Elections

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Received by Fri Nov 19, 2021
  • Election Day Registration & Voting Tue Nov 30, 2021

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Mon Nov 15, 2021

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

Received by Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:00pm CST

In-person Absentee Voting Available

Mon Nov 1, 2021 - Mon Nov 29, 2021
In-person absentee ballots are available no sooner than the date noted. Contact your local election office to confirm they have ballots. Includes all regular city and school elections in Iowa.

 

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