Welcome to the Des Moines County Elections Website.

The Auditor’s Office is responsible for every aspect of conducting an election from voter registration to the final count of the votes. This site is designed to be a resource for residents looking to learn how to vote, find their elected officials, learn about becoming a candidate, or find past or upcoming election information.

Upcoming & Recent Elections


National Association of Counties - News Article

October 27, 2021

A year later, 2020 hangs over county elections



What is Voter ID?


Starting in 2019, voters must provide an ID when going to vote. Voters who do not have ID will be allowed to either cast a provisional ballot or have another registered voter attest to their identification. Learn more about provisional ballots and attesting on our Voter ID page.

There are 6 approved types of identification that may be used:

  • an Iowa Driver’s License or Non-Operator ID
  • a Voter ID issued by the Secretary of State or the Auditor’s Office
  • a current US Passport
  • a US Military ID
  • a US Veteran’s ID
  • a Tribal ID

Des Moines County Voter Registration

Updated November 5, 2021
No Party
Total Registered Voters: 27,734
This webpage was printed on January 17, 2022. For the most current election-related information, visit the Des Moines County, Iowa, Elections website at https://dmcountyelections.iowa.gov/.
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