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Restoration of Voting Rights

Restoration of Voting Rights

Roll of "I Voted" stickers.

Under Iowa law, any person convicted of an “infamous” crime (felony) loses the right to vote and hold public office.

In order to vote or hold public office, a person convicted of a felony must apply to the Office of the Governor of Iowa for restoration of citizenship rights – right to vote and hold public office and have the Governor grant a restoration.

Restoration of Citizenship Rights FAQ and forms:

News & Notices

Primary Election voter turnout information will be updated on June 5th approximately 11:30 am and 4:30 pm.
Posted: June 5, 2018
Learn about changes coming to Iowa Voter ID Law.
Posted: May 14, 2018
During the month of April 2018, the Parcel Query and GIS mapping applications will be updated with a new consolidated property and map viewing solution named Beacon, hosted by the Schneider Corporation. The new service provides additional functionality and display options to users. The service will...
Posted: March 28, 2018