To our Iowa family,
In preparation for the midterm election on November 8, we have prepared the following state voter guide to help you navigate and prepare for Election Day: where to vote; how to vote; and what’s on your ballot. We hope you find this guide helpful!
Please use this guide and share it with people who need it. An educated voter is a smart voter! Vote Smart!
Election Guide 2022:
Voter Registration Information:
Need to get registered, request an absentee ballot, or find your local polling place? All of that information and more can be found here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/voter-registration/IA
Need to contact your local election office for questions about your registration, ballot, polling place, or any other elections question? Find all their contact information here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/offices/IA
Congressional Elections: Four seats for the U.S. House of Representatives and one seat for the U.S. Senate are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here:
Notable races include:
Michael Franken and Chuck Grassley are both running for the U.S. Senate.
Gubernatorial Elections: Deidre DeJear, Kim Reynolds, and Rick Stewart are running for governor this year. See the full list of candidates running here:
State Legislature Elections: 100 seats for the Iowa House of Representatives and 34 seats for the Iowa Senate are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here:
Statewide Elections: Offices for Attorney General, Secretary of State, Auditor, Secretary of Agriculture, and Treasurer are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here:
State Judicial Elections: Two justices are up for election this year from the Iowa Supreme Court. See all the candidates running in these elections here:
Here are the statewide ballot measures appearing on your November ballot:
Iowa Right to Firearms Amendment: The ballot measure would add a right to own and bear firearms to the Iowa Constitution and require strict scrutiny for any alleged violations of the right brought before a court.
See the full list of all 2022 national statewide ballot measures here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/ballot-measures/2022
Happy Election Season!
The Vote Smart Team