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Voter registration, absentee voting, polling places, and elected officials for Story County residents along with information for college students.
Do you have an Iowa ID but live outside of Story County? Register to vote or update your voter registration online using your Iowa driver’s license or ID number.
Print and mail to your County Auditor to have an absentee ballot mailed to you.
Frequently asked questions and application for Restoration of Voting Rights for persons convicted of a felony.
Story County's webpage for the upcoming election, including information on candidates, sample ballots, voter registration, absentee voting, satellite voting, and poll watching.
Search for your Iowa address to find out where to go to vote.
Learn about why judges are on your ballot, what makes a good judge, and access the 2020 Iowa Judicial Performance evaluation.
Voting at the Library
Fighting Fake News
Image from International Federation of Library Associations.
Snopes is a reference source for researching urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.
PolitiFact is a fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others on its Truth-O-Meter.
IFLA has published a short article and infographic on How to Spot Fake News.
Test your news literacy with an App for Apple and Android devices.