Vote Polk

Complete your ABR and RETURN IT NOW


  1. Fully complete the Absentee Ballot Request Form (ABR) and return it to the Polk County Election Office at 120 2nd Ave., Suite A, Des Moines.

  2. Receive your ballot in the mail, vote, and return it to the Polk County Election Office.


Absentee ballots may be delivered to the county auditor until 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3.


Vote Early: NOW until November 2


You still have other options than voting on November 3 and waiting in long lines at the polls. You can vote early and in-person at the Polk County Election Office - 120 2nd Ave Suite A, Des Moines.


Due to the pandemic, the Polk County Election Office is the only place where Polk County voters will be able to cast their vote early this year.


Early voting began on October 5 and is available Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. -  5 p.m. 


The Election Office will also be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 24, and Saturday, October 31 to give voters additional flexibility.


Vote on Election Day: November 3 


On Election Day, polls are open from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Confirm your polling station here:


And check your voter registration status:


You don’t want any last second surprises on November 3rd!

Additional Resources:


Polk County Elections Office:

George Paletta Building

120 2nd Avenue, Suite A

Des Moines, IA 50309


Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except holidays

Phone (515) 286-3247

Fax (515) 286-2099


Polk County Democrats

3839 Merle Hay Rd. Ste 209

Des Moines, IA 50310


Phone: (515) 314-5762

Not in Polk County? Find your County Auditor’s office here:

Still have questions?

Contact Information


Phone: 515-314-5762

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 5102

Des Moines, IA 50305

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