DES MOINES, IOWA (December 2, 2022) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate issued the following statement today regarding the Iowa Caucuses:

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 1, 2022) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced the Iowa State Board of Canvassers officially certified the results of the 2022 general election on Thursday. Election turnout was the second highest in state history for a midterm election, with 1,230,416 voters casting ballots.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 11, 2022) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announces the administrative recounts he requested for Des Moines and Warren counties were completed on Thursday and Iowa’s unofficial election results have been updated. Both counties experienced issues with reporting complete results on election night.

There were approximately 2,000 uncounted ballots in Warren County and approximately 800 in Des Moines County.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 8, 2022) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate and Hy-Vee stores are joining forces to honor Iowa’s military members on Veterans Day. Hy-Vee is hosting a free breakfast at all Iowa store locations for veterans and active service members on Friday, November 11. Hy-Vee will also be circulating the Iowa Secretary of State’s “Honor A Veteran” postcards, encouraging Iowans to honor a loved one who has served our country.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 1, 2022) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is adding another layer of protection to Iowa’s electoral process by expanding post-election audits. All 99 counties will be required to conduct a hand count audit of two races following the November 2022 general election. Previously, they audited one race.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 27, 2022) – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate joined Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins on Wednesday morning as the county conducted public tests on its election equipment ahead of the November 8 general election.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 26, 2022) — More than 13,000 students across Iowa made their voices heard by participating in Secretary of State Paul Pate’s Iowa Youth Straw Poll on Tuesday, October 25. Students in K-12 schools were invited to vote for their preferred candidates in Iowa’s congressional and gubernatorial races. The purpose of the poll is to serve as a fun learning activity to engage young people in civics.

ELDRIDGE, IOWA (October 25, 2022) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate will join Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins on Wednesday morning at 9AM as the county conducts public tests on its election equipment ahead of the November 8 general election.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 24, 2022) — Fareway Stores Inc announced today it has joined a statewide coalition to end human trafficking in Iowa. The Iowa Businesses Against Trafficking (IBAT) initiative is led by Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate. Fareway is a family-owned business based in Boone, Iowa. They are working with Sec Pate’s office to find ways to prevent human trafficking and raise awareness about this form of modern-day slavery.

Pages