How to vote in the 2018 midterm election

Make sure you’re prepared for the Nov. 6 midterm election. Here’s what you need to know.

When is Election Day?

Tuesday, Nov. 6. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

How do I register?

Voters can register up until 10 days before the election, or they can register on Election Day.  Voters can register online at the Department of Transportation website or turn in a voter-registration form to the county auditor’s office 10 days before Election Day. Voters can also register to vote on Election Day. To do that, voters need valid photo IDs with an expiration date and proof of residence when they go to the polls. Or they can take an oath that they are who they say they are.

Where do I vote on Election Day?

You can find your polling place online at

How can I vote early?

Johnson County voters can vote early until Election Day at the Johnson County Auditor’s Office or at satellite locations listed on the Auditor’s website. The Johnson County Auditor’s office is located at 913 S. Dubuque St.