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Primary Election Fact Sheet

posted on 4/14/22
  • Election Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2022
  • Poll Hours: 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. 

Voter Eligibility Requirements

To vote in a Primary Election one must be a U.S. citizen, a registered voter in the county in which one lives, 18 years of age or be 17 years of age if voter will be 18 years of age on or before the 2022 General Election.

Voter Pre-Registration Deadline: May 23, 2022 by 5 p.m.
            
Pre-Registered Voters, Voters who are registering on Election Day, Pending Voters and Voters Changing Precincts on election day will need to prove identity and residency by using one or more of the forms below.

Proof of Identity

  • Iowa Driver’s License (not expired more than 90 days)
  • Iowa Non-operator’s ID (not expired more than 90 days)
  • U.S. Passport (not expired)
  • U.S. Military or Veteran ID (not expired)
  • Iowa Voter Identification Card (must be signed)
  • Tribal ID Card/Document (must be signed, with photo, not expired)

Proof of Residence
(must include name and current address and be current within 45 days; may be in an electronic format or on paper)

  • Residential lease
  • Utility bill, including a cell phone bill
  • Bank statement
  • Paycheck
  • Government check
  • Other government document
  • Property tax statement (current within 45 days of final payment date)

Voters who are unable to show ID (or prove residence if required) may have their identities attested to by another registered voter in the precinct or have the right to cast a provisional ballot.  Election Day Registrant attesters must also show ID.  Call the Wapello County Auditor’s Office at 641-683-0020 with any questions or concerns.

Election Day Registration

To register on election day, you must prove identity and residency.

Proof of Identity
(must include a photo and current and valid expiration date)

  • Iowa Driver’s License or non-operator ID 
  • Out-of-state driver’s license or non-operator ID 
  • U.S. Passport
  • US military ID or Veteran ID
  • ID card issued by employer
  • Student ID issued by Iowa high school or college
  • Tribal ID Card/Document (must be signed, with photo, not expired)

An Election Day Registrant must also provide proof of residence, if proof of identity doesn’t contain voter’s current address.

Proof of Residence
(must include name and current address and be current within 45 days; may be in an electronic format or on paper)

  • Residential lease
  • Utility bill, including a cell phone bill
  • Bank statement
  • Paycheck
  • Government check
  • Other government document
  • Property tax statement (current within 45 days of final payment date)

Voters who are unable to show ID (or prove residence if required) may have their identities attested to by another registered voter in the precinct or have the right to cast a provisional ballot. Election Day Registrant attesters must also show ID.  Call the Wapello County Auditor’s Office at 641-683-0020 with any questions or concerns.  

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