How do I register to vote?

by on September 24th, 2018

VoteNational Voter Registration Day is September 25, 2018. If you are not yet registered to vote, or not registered to vote in Iowa, National Voter Registration Day is a perfect time to get registered. There are so many places in this area to register in person, thanks to this nationwide voter drive. Anyone can search for events in their zip code on the National Voter Registration Day website. For local events, register in person at the following locations: 

  • Iowa City Public Library September 25, 2018 • 10:00 AM Iowa City Public Library 123 Linn Street Iowa City, IA 52240 Get Details & RSVP

 

  • Kirkwood Community College September 25, 2018 • 10:00 AM Kirkwood Community College 1816 Lower Muscatine Road Iowa City, IA 52240 Get Details & RSVP

 

  • Hubbard Park September 25, 2018 • 11:00 AM Hubbard Park, 125 N Madison St Iowa City, IA 52242 Get Details & RSVP

 

  • Main Library, University of Iowa September 25, 2018 • 10:00 AM Main Library – University of Iowa 125 West Washington St. Iowa City, IA 52242-1420 Get Details & RSVP

 

  • National Voter Registration Day 2018 September 25, 2018 • 10:00 AM Coralville Public Library 1401 5th Street Coralville, IA 52241 Get Details & RSVP

Who manages the voter rolls in Iowa?

That would be the Iowa Secretary of State office in Des Moines. Their website allows you to search the rolls to see if you are registered. If you are not registered and you already have an Iowa drivers license or non-operators ID, you can register online through the Iowa Electronic Voter Registration form managed by the Iowa Department of Transportation. If you do not have either of these kinds of IDs, you can register by mail or in person at the Johnson County Auditor’s office in the Administration Building. Here is that address to mail or visit in person:

Johnson County Auditor’s Office

Administration Building

913 S Dubuque St. #101

Iowa City, IA 52240

You can also always go to the Iowa Secretary of State website to find your precinct and polling place on Election Day.

What elections are coming up?

According to the Johnson County Auditor’s office, the next elections are the following:

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