Vote in the Iowa Primary Election - June 7, 2022


What elections are there in Iowa? What am I voting for?

Iowa will hold its Democratic Primary on June 7 for U.S. Senate and U.S. Representatives as well as for Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Representatives, State Senators, and State Supreme Court. 

The winners of these Democratic primary races will go up against the Republicans in the November 8, 2022 General Election.

All Iowa overseas votes can vote in these crucial races.

Please vote your full ballot –  state elections are hugely important! State government is responsible for voting and state policies regarding climate change, education, health insurance, net neutrality, student loans, and more affect us no matter where we go around the world.

1) Request Your Ballot Today

It's easy to request your ballot. And your ballot request covers all elections in 2022, so send the form in now and ensure your ballot for the June 7th Primary and for the November 8th General election.

Go to and follow the prompts to fill out the form to request your ballot, the Federal Post Card Application form (FPCA). To ensure you receive your ballot in time, please check the box on the FPCA to have your blank ballot sent to you by “Email/Online” or “Fax”.

To vote in Iowa’s Democratic Primary, you must also specify “Democratic” as your political party.

You can send in your FPCA by email (recommended) or fax or mail and it must be received by June 6, 2022, at 5pm Iowa time.

2) When You Get Your Ballot, Fill It Out and Send It Back Right Away

Ballots will start going out on April 23, 2022. If you asked for your ballot by email, be sure to check your spam folder and any secondary inboxes.

When you get your ballot, fill it out and send it back right away.

You must return your ballot by mail, it must be postmarked no later than June 6, 2022 (the day before Election Day) AND it also must be received in Iowa by June 13, 2022.

*Special Ballot Return Deadline: Active duty members of the military may return their ballots by email or fax. Ballots must be received by June 7, 2022, at 8pm Iowa time.

3) Confirm That Your Ballot Was Accepted and Counted

After you send in your ballot, make sure your vote is counted!

Check your ballot status online using this website:

Or, email or call your local election office. You can find the contact information at:; scroll down to "Find Your Election Office"


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