DES MOINES, IOWA (January 14, 2021) Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is encouraging all Iowa high schools to participate in a statewide effort to register students to vote. Each school that registers at least 90 percent of their eligible students by April 16 will receive the 2021 Carrie Chapman Catt Award, named after the Iowan who was a national leader in the women’s suffrage movement.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 13, 2021) — Governor Kim Reynolds delivers her 2021 Condition of the State Address.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 4, 2021) For third month in a row, Iowans set a record for the number of active registered voters in the state, Secretary of State Paul Pate announced today. Iowa has 2,124,895 active registered voters.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 30, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds issued a proclamation setting a special election date in Iowa State Senate District 41 for Tuesday, January 26, 2021. The proclamation follows the announced resignation of State Senator Mariannette Miller-Meeks.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 18, 2020) Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate joins a bipartisan group of 17 Secretaries of State asking congressional leaders to provide adequate funding for the US Election Assistance Commission during Fiscal Year 2021. The letter was sent to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and Minority Leader of the House Kevin McCarthy.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 1, 2020) The Iowa State Canvassing Board has officially certified the results of the 2020 general election on Monday. Election turnout was the highest in state history, with more than 1.7 million voters casting ballots. Iowa’s turnout percentage of 76% was one of the highest in the nation.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 9, 2020) Scott County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Roxanna Moritz announced today her office will conduct a Post-Election Audit on November 12, 2020, 1PM.