What information do I provide on the voter registration form?
Iowa law requires the following information to be provided:

  • Date of birth (month, day, year)

  • Sex (female or male)

  • Full name (same as it appears on your ID)

  • Address where you live

  • Mailing address, if different from where you live

  • Signature and the current date

  • Iowa Driver's License number or non-operator ID number or if you do not have a Driver's License #, the last four digits of your Social Security # TIP: If your driver's license is from another state, use the last 4 digits of your SS#.

  • The 2 boxes on the form declaring you are a U.S. Citizen and you will be 18 years old on election day must be checked

  • Description of location of residence (only if you have no street address)

  • Previous voter registration information



  • Information requested, but not required includes:

  • County

  • Political party affiliation (required information if voting in a primary election)

  • School district

  • Telephone number
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    1. Why do I have to register to vote?
    2. Does it cost anything to register to vote?
    3. Where can I register to vote?
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    6. Do I need to provide identification when I register to vote?
    7. What are the acceptable forms of ID?
    8. Will I have to renew my registration?
    9. When I am registered to vote, will my name be provided to others?
    10. What is absentee voting?
    11. If I need help, who should I contact?