By code we can not accept an Absentee Ballot Request greater than 70 days before requested Election Day.
Individual Absentee Ballot Request Form: Print and mail or return this form to our office to request to vote absentee via mail. This form should be used by the voter.
Absentee Ballot Request Form Return to : Polk County Election Office 120 2nd Avenue, Suite A. Des Moines, IA 50309
Track Your Absentee Ballot: Use this link to the Iowa Secretary of State to track the process of your absentee ballot.
Military / Overseas Voting: Use this link to the Federal Voting Assistance Program. Applies to you if you are:
- An active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine;
- An eligible spouse or family member of an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine; or
- A U.S. citizen residing outside the U.S.