Voting Info.

Voting Info.


Register to Vote​

Make Your Voice Heard Des Moines!

Whether you’ve called Des Moines home for years or just arrived, make sure you are registered to vote. Having your voice heard is a fundamental right and a powerful force for change. Make your vote

Embrace your power first-time voters! Register today and be an active part of shaping our collective future!

You may register and vote on election day in Iowa.

Find Your Precinct

Know Where to Vote.

Voting in-person on Election Day? Check your polling location and make a plan to vote.

Iowa voters are required to show an Iowa driver’s license or non-operator ID, U.S. passport, U.S. military ID or veteran’s ID, tribal ID/document or Iowa voter ID card at the polls before voting.

Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Central Time on 11/7/23.

Make your voting plan today by marking your calendar, locating your precinct, and inviting a friend to join—let’s make democracy a team effort!

Early Voting

Vote Early In Person​

Beginning on October 18th, you can vote in-person at the Polk County Auditor’s office during business hours, Monday – Friday.

Early voting for the November 7, 2023 election begins October 18 and ends November 6.

Absentee Voting​

Any registered voter can request an absentee ballot. This is a convenient and secure way to make sure you’re able to make your voice heard. You can request an absentee ballot today from the Polk County Auditor.

Polk County Auditor

Early Voting Location

120 2nd Avenue
Des Moines IA 50309

The Candidate for
Des Moines and for YOU.

The Candidate for
Des Moines and for YOU.