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Vote Polk 2022

The General Election is Tuesday, November 8th, 2022.​​​


Mark your calendars and make your plan to vote!​ It is so incredibly important that we don't tune out, and essential Democrats make their voices heard during this year’s mid-term election. Continue to check back on for more information on making sure your vote counts.


There are so many things worth fighting for and voting for in 2022:

• Like keeping our public schools funded to give Iowa's kids the right start

• Like a woman’s right to make choices about her health with her doctor

• Like our children's right to live on a planet that hasn’t been destroyed by climate change inaction

Key Voting Dates Ahead of the 2022 General:​​

  • October 19 - November 7 - Early voting is available at the Polk County Election Office, 120 2nd Ave. in Des Moines, IA, 8 am - 5 pm. Additional satellite voting locations can be found HERE.

  • October 24 – Deadline to request a mailed absentee ballot. The request MUST physically be in the Election Office by 5 PM. Postmarks do not count. This is the last day ballots can be mailed by the Election Office.

  • November 8 – All mailed ballots MUST be received by 8 PM. Postmarks and intelligent mail do not count.  



Remember: If you miss the deadline or lose your ballot, you can still vote early at the Polk County Election Office, an area satellite voting location, or on election day. 

​On Election Day, polls are open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Confirm your polling station here and your NEW precinct number HERE.


And check your voter registration status HERE.

You don’t want any last-second surprises on NOVEMBER 8th!

Additional Resources:

Polk County Elections Office:

George Paletta Building

120 2nd Avenue, Suite A

Des Moines, IA 50309


Monday - Friday: 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) 556-9111

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

Still have questions?
Call(515) 286-3247

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