Polk City Voting Location:
The Polk City Community Center (West Entrance, behind City Hall and Fire Department)
309 Van Dorn St
Polk City, IA 50226
General & Primary Elections - Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. for general and primary elections.
All Other Elections - Except as otherwise permitted, the polls shall open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November even-numbered years.
Primary - 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in June even-numbered years.
Municipal - 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November odd-numbered years.
School Board - 2nd Tuesday in September of each year.
Your registration card shows your precinct name and the location of your polling place, however, you do not need the card to be able to vote.
Voter Registration Form - To download an Voter Registration Form, or more information about registering to vote, visit the Secretary of State website.
Election Day Registration - You may also register to vote on Election Day at your polling place, for more information on this process please visit the Secretary of State website.
Check Your Registration Status - To check to see if you are registered to vote in the state of Iowa, use this online form on the Secretary of State website for an immediate answer.
Abseentee Ballot Request Form - To download an Abseentee Ballot Request Form, or more information about Absentee Voting, visit the Secretary of State website.
Find Your Federal and State Representatives:
Use the online form at the Iowa General Assembly website to look up your Federal and State Representives by address or 9-digit zipcode.
Candidate Filing Information/Nomination Papers
City Elections - For information including candidate’s guides, City Clerk’s guide, residency requirements and more, visit the Secretary of State website.
School Elections - For information including candidate’s guides, school secretary’s guide, residency requirements and more, visit the Secretary of State website.
Secretary of State Website - Visit the Secretary of State website for more information and additional forms.
Assistance: Feel free to ask your precinct election official for help at any time while voting.
Sample Equipment: Sample ballots and voting equipment are available for demonstration at the Polk County Election Office. Ask any associate of the office to show you how to mark and deposit your ballot.
For additional information, contact:
Polk County Election Office
120 Second Avenue, Suite A,
Des Moines, IA 50309-4794
Open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(Open some Saturdays prior to elections.)
League of Women Voters of Metro Des Moines
P.O. Box AM
Des Moines, IA 50302
Democratic State Central Committee
5661 Fleur Dr.
Des Moines, IA 50321
Democratic Polk County Headquarters
527 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309
Republican State Central Committee
521 E. Locust St.
Des Moines, IA 50309
Republican Polk County Headquarters
Office of Secretary of State
Des Moines, IA 50319
Iowa Ethics & Campaign Disclosure
514 E. Locust St., Ste 104