Timeline to Vote by Absentee Ballot

August 30 - First day to submit absentee ballot request forms .   To obtain a request form visit Iowa Secretary of State

October 19 - First day absentee ballots mailed.  First day to vote in person by absentee at Polk County Elections Office, 120 2nd Ave., Des Moines

October 24 - Last day to submit absentee ballot request to Election Office by 5:00 p.m.

November 5 (Saturday) - Elections Office voting for in person absentee voting

November 8 - All absentee ballots due in Elections Office by 8:00 pm on Election 

Drop Box Available at the Elections Office - 120 2nd Avenue, Des Moines

Election Day

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Polls Open 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.