Iowa Voting Registers

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To make it easier for election officials, voting registers were often arranged alphabetically by the names of citizens eligible to vote. In addition to the name and address of the voter, these may contain naturalization information and date and place of birth. There was no poll tax on persons eligible to vote in Iowa.  
 
To make it easier for election officials, voting registers were often arranged alphabetically by the names of citizens eligible to vote. In addition to the name and address of the voter, these may contain naturalization information and date and place of birth. There was no poll tax on persons eligible to vote in Iowa.  
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It is usually best to start searching for voting records (registers, poll lists, poll books, or electoral records) at a local level such as the city, town, or village and then try the county or state. Links to county pages appear below. Many are also found at [http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/home.html IRAD] depositories.  
 
It is usually best to start searching for voting records (registers, poll lists, poll books, or electoral records) at a local level such as the city, town, or village and then try the county or state. Links to county pages appear below. Many are also found at [http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/home.html IRAD] depositories.  
  
Additional resources for Iowa voting records may be found in the [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results#count=20&query=%2Bkeywords%3AVoting%20%2Bkeywords%3ARegisters%20%2Bkeywords%3AIowa Iowa-Voting Registers}} topic page of the Family History Library catalog (FHLC). Copies of records on FHL microfilm and microfiche can be ordered for viewing at [http://www.familysearch.org/locations Family History Centers]. Also find Illinois voting resources available at [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Aillinois+voting+registers&qt=advanced&dblist=638 many libraries (WorldCat)]. Explore how to search [[Worldcat Online Catalog|WorldCat]] and the [[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|FHLC]].  
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Additional resources for Iowa voting records may be found in the [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results#count=20&query=%2Bkeywords%3AVoting%20%2Bkeywords%3ARegisters%20%2Bkeywords%3AIowa Iowa-Voting Registers] topic page of the Family History Library catalog (FHLC). Copies of records on FHL microfilm and microfiche can be ordered for viewing at [http://www.familysearch.org/locations Family History Centers]. Also find Illinois voting resources available at [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Aillinois+voting+registers&qt=advanced&dblist=638 many libraries (WorldCat)]. Explore how to search [[Worldcat Online Catalog|WorldCat]] and the [[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|FHLC]].  
  
 
=== Published Records  ===
 
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To make it easier for election officials, voting registers were often arranged alphabetically by the names of citizens eligible to vote. In addition to the name and address of the voter, these may contain naturalization information and date and place of birth. There was no poll tax on persons eligible to vote in Iowa.

Researching Iowa Voting Records

It is usually best to start searching for voting records (registers, poll lists, poll books, or electoral records) at a local level such as the city, town, or village and then try the county or state. Links to county pages appear below. Many are also found at IRAD depositories.

Additional resources for Iowa voting records may be found in the Iowa-Voting Registers topic page of the Family History Library catalog (FHLC). Copies of records on FHL microfilm and microfiche can be ordered for viewing at Family History Centers. Also find Illinois voting resources available at many libraries (WorldCat). Explore how to search WorldCat and the FHLC.

Published Records

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