Voting Information

Local Voting Resources

Find Your Polling Place

Search for your Iowa address to find out where to go to vote.

Story County Voting Information

Voter registration, absentee voting, polling places, and elected officials for Story County residents along with information for college students.

Iowa Electronic Voter Registration

Do you have an Iowa ID but live outside of Story County? Register to vote or update your voter registration online using your Iowa driver’s license or ID number.

Iowa Absentee Ballot Request Form

Print and mail to your County Auditor to have an absentee ballot mailed to you.


The League of Women Voters website with voting guides, candidate information, and more.

Voting Rights Restoration - Executive Order 7 (Iowa Governor's Office)

Frequently asked questions and application for Restoration of Voting Rights for persons convicted of a felony.

Restore Your Vote (Iowa Secretary of State) 

Iowans with a felony conviction can take a quick survey to find out about voting eligibility, locate forms, and register to vote.

Know Your Judges

Learn about why judges are on your ballot, what makes a good judge, and access the Iowa Judicial Performance evaluation.

Voting in Iowa

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Family" group.

March Madness

All Day 3/1 - 3/31
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Special Event, Voting
Program Details:
  It’s March Madness, book-style! We’re pitting the most popular new books from 2022 in our children’s section against each other in a literary showdown. Each week, vote for you favorite from each face-off by visiting www.AmesPublic...

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