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.

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Public Notice of 2020 Primary Election

May 8, 2020

Notice is hereby given to the eligible voters of Des Moines County, State of Iowa, that a Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

FAQ

Q.

Can I vote for someone that is not on the ballot?

A.

Yes. For each race on the ballot, a line is provided for you to write-in the name of someone for whom you wish to vote for. Make sure you color in the oval!

Q.

If I chose a party do I have to vote for all of their candidates?

A.

It depends on the election. In primary elections, you can only vote for candidates from the party to which you belong. In general elections, you are free to vote for anyone you like, regardless of their party affiliation.

Des Moines County Voter Registration

Updated June 2, 2020
Democratic
11,177
No Party
9,035
Republican
7,559
Other
181
Total Registered Voters: 27,952
This webpage was printed on July 3, 2020. For the most current election-related information, visit the Des Moines County, Iowa, Elections website at https://dmcountyelections.iowa.gov/.
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