Where and how to vote early, and what has changed since Gov. Reynolds signed new voting restrictions into law

Early voting for the Nov. 2 election began on Wednesday, as county auditors started mailing out absentee ballots requested by voters, and opened their offices for in-person early voting. This is the first election since Gov. Kim Reynolds signed new restrictions on voting into law in March. Iowa was one of 19 Republican-controlled states to […]

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ID, oaths and polling locations: Where and how to vote in the Iowa City special election on Tuesday

The special election to fill the vacant at-large seat on the Iowa City Council will be held on Tuesday. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters must go to their designated polling place to cast a ballot on Tuesday (in-person early voting for the election at the Johnson County Auditor’s Office ends at 5:30 p.m. on Monday). Anyone unsure of where to vote can finding the right location using the polling place look-up tool on the auditor’s website.


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Op-Ed: Showing Up for Racial Justice opposes unnecessary, discriminatory voter ID laws

A voter ID law and other election-related bills put forward by Republican lawmakers pose a major threat to Iowans’ voting rights. Voter ID requirements, restrictions on identification documents, eliminating same-day registration and curtailing early voting opportunities would make it harder for Iowans to cast their ballots. As an organization committed to equal rights and racial […]

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