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Elections

Welcome to the Pottawattamie County Elections Website.

The Election Department in the Auditor’s Office is responsible for every aspect of conducting an election from voter registration to the final count of the votes. This site is designed to be a resource for residents looking to learn how to vote, find their elected officials, learn about becoming a candidate, or find past or upcoming election information.

Upcoming & Recent Elections

News

Election Law Changes for Iowa Voters Election Law Changes for Iowa Voters

August 18, 2021

View a list of important changes to Iowa election law passed by the 2021 Iowa legislature.

FAQ

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Do I need to show ID to vote?

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Beginning January 1, 2019, Iowa voters will be required to show a driver’s license, non-driver’s ID, passport, military ID, veterans ID, Tribal ID or Voter ID Card at the polls before they vote. Voters, starting in 2019, without an ID may cast a provisional ballot or have another registered voter attest to their identity.

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Can I take a picture of/with my ballot?

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Polling place selfies are allowed so long as it doesn’t interfere with others voting.

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Pottawattamie County Voter Registration

Updated April 18, 2022
Republican
21,075
No Party
14,863
Democratic
14,257
Other Parties
604
Total Registered Voters: 50,799
Register to Vote
This webpage was printed on May 23, 2022. For the most current election-related information, visit the Pottawattamie County, Iowa, Elections website at elections.pottcounty-ia.gov.
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