Pottawattamie County
Elections
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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.

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Elections COVID-19 Update Due to COVID-19 there have been significant changes to the way the 2020 Primary Election will be conducted.

FAQ

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Can an independent vote in a primary election?

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Yes and No. In Iowa, you must be a member of a political party (in 2020: Republican and Democrat) to vote in a primary election. However, anyone can change parties on Election Day and vote. For independents to vote they must declare a political party.

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Can anyone get access to voter registration lists?

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Under Iowa law we are required to sell voter lists for political purposes.

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Pottawattamie County Voter Registration

Updated April 8, 2020
No Party
22,773
Republican
22,589
Democratic
17,525
Other Parties
775
Total Registered Voters: 63,662
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This webpage was printed on May 24, 2020. For the most current election-related information, visit the Pottawattamie County, Iowa, Elections website at elections.pottcounty-ia.gov.
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