Iowa hits new record of active registered voters

DES MOINES, Iowa-  The Iowa Secretary of State's Office says there are more "active" registered voters now, than before any June primary in Iowa history.

Secretary of State Paul pate has released data showing there are 1,964,522 active registered voters in the state. 

The previous high leading into a June primary election was 1,956,723 in 2010. 

Secretary Pate reminds voters who want to participate in Tuesday’s June 5 primary but are not registered to vote can register and vote at the polls on Election Day. 

If you are registering to vote on Election Day you will need to bring a photo ID and proof of residency, such as a lease or utility bill. That process has not changed from previous elections.

Polls will be open statewide on Tuesday, June 5, from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. For more information and to make sure you’re Voter Ready, visit

WHO Radio will have special primary election coverage Tuesday night.


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