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Political Science Research Guide

List of political science resources covering a wide range of topical and geographic areas.

Voter Ready Tool Kit Information

Register to Vote

To qualify to register to vote in Iowa, you must be:
  • A U.S. citizen,
  • An Iowa resident, and
  • At least 17 years old. A person may vote if they will be 18 years old on or before election day. In the case of primary elections, a person may vote if they will be 18 years old on or before the corresponding regular election.
  • If you meet these criteria - complete this online form - or fill out the print voter registration form and return it to your county auditor’s office.

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College Student Voters - Registering to Vote

As a college student, you may choose to register to vote at your home address or at your college address. You cannot register to vote at both.

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Ames, IA 50011-2140
Phone: 515-294-5569