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E-bills can now be used for voter registration, and Sec. of State Paul Pate wants credit for it

Last year, the legislature made it harder to vote in Iowa by imposing new ID requirements and cutting early voting hours, but a bill signed by Gov. Kim Reynolds last week will make it easier to register to vote. Iowans will now be able to use emailed utility bills, instead of just snail-mailed paper ones, […]

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A field guide to voting in Iowa in 2018

Elections for governor in Iowa tend to be sedate, even dull, affairs, just like the man who won most of them over the last four decades, Terry Branstad. But things are different this year, so Little Village prepared this short guide for your hike to the ballot box. […]

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Letter to the editor: The intricacies and effects of Iowa’s new voter ID law

The only good news in Iowa’s new voter ID law, House File 516, is that it doesn’t take effect right away. So if you’re reading up on this now, you have time to get ready. The problem, of course, is that at the last minute lots of people won’t be ready — which of course is entirely the point. […]

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Sean Astin is helping early voters in Iowa City

Vote early with Sean Astin Java House, Washington St. Downtown — Thursday, Sept. 29 at 3:30 p.m. Today is the first day for early voting in Iowa and local groups are working to make sure people are able to register, gather information on candidates and cast their ballots. The University of Iowa Democrats are gaining […]

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