Vote Polk 2022
The Primary Election is Tuesday, June 7th, 2022.
Mark your calendars and make your plan to vote!
It is essential Democrats make their voices heard during this year’s primary election. Continue to check back on VotePolk.com for more information on making sure your vote counts.
Key Voting Dates Ahead of the 2022 Primary:
Absentee Voting by Mail Request Mail Absentee Ballot:
1st Day: Tuesday, March 29, 2022 – Last Day: Monday, May 23, 2022
Note: Absentee Ballot Requests must be PHYSICALLY in the Election Office by 5 p.m. May 23rd, 2022. Postmarks don’t count.
Download your absentee ballot request HERE.
Absentee Ballots Mailed:
1st Day: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 – Last Day: Monday, May 23, 2022
Absentee Voting In-Person at Polk County Election Office
1st Day: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 – Last Day: Monday, June 6, 2022
Note: Additional absentee in-person voting locations may be announced. Continue to check back at VotePolk.com to see if your community is hosting a satellite voting location.
Absentee Ballot Deadline
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 by 8:00 PM – All absentee ballots except UOCAVA and Safe at Home must be PHYSICALLY received by
8:00 PM at the Polk County Election Office. Postmarks don’t count.
Need to review a sample ballot?
Note: Remember to confirm your new Precinct number before you check your sample ballot: https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/voterreg/pollingplace/search.aspx
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: https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/voterreg/pollingplace/search.aspx
And check your voter registration status: https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/voterreg/regtovote/search.aspx
You don’t want any last-second surprises on June 7th!
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: https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/auditors/auditorslist.html