The Daily Iowan

2021 Voter Guide


Pictured on Nov. 3, 2020, Election Day, is Longfellow Elementary School in Iowa City. Longfellow has set up voting booths for voters to cast their ballots. (Grace Smith)

Early voting for the Johnson County Nov. 2 city and school election began Oct. 13. While the deadline to request an absentee ballot has passed, there’s still several ways to vote early, and you can cast your ballot on election day.


Voting in person on Election Day

  • On Election Day, if voting in person, you must bring a valid form of identification such as an Iowa driver’s license, U.S. passport, or a US Military ID card.
  • Voters can find their precinct location through their county auditor’s website.
  • Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. in every county.
  • Read more on how to vote on Election Day here.

See all polling places for Election Day here.


Early voting locations

Voters who wish to vote early can cast their vote in-person at the Johnson County Auditor’s Office or through drive up voting. In person early voting began on Oct. 13. 

Drive up voting is available at the parking ramp north of the health and Human Services Building, 855 S. Dubuque St. Entrance off S. Clinton St.: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays. Drive up voting will also be available on Saturday, Oct. 30 and Sunday, Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Voters who wish to vote early can cast their vote in-person at these locations during their designated times and dates.


Satellite early voting locations

Solon Community High School

600 W 5th St., Solon

Friday, Oct. 22, 2:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Kingdom Apostolic Community Worship Center

611 Southgate Ave., Iowa City

Sunday, Oct. 24, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Old Capitol Town Center

201 S. Clinton St., Iowa City, 1st  Floor

Tuesday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

North Liberty Community Library

520 W Cherry St., North Liberty

Saturday, Oct. 30, 10 a.m to 4 p.m.

Iowa City Public Library

123 S. Linn St., Iowa City

Saturday, Oct. 30, Noon to 6 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 31, Noon to 4 p.m.

Coralville Public Library

1401 5th St., Coralville

Sunday, Oct. 31, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


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