Across The U.S. Voters Flock To The Polls On Election Day
All registered voters can request absentee ballot and vote from home in June's primaries and November's general election.
Voting in the mid-term elections is easy for some people – just a quick walk around the corner or a short drive to the polling station. But for others, it may seem impossible.
Before you head to the polls, learn where the candidates stand on the issues that matter most to you. AARP  Iowa sat down with candidates for Iowa Governor to hear how they would help Iowans live independently, support caregivers, protect public pensions and strengthen guardianship laws to protect Iowa's most vulnerable citizen. Watch how they responded below, so you can cast an educated vote this November.
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AARP Iowa, Latino Political Network (LPN) and county auditors are partnering to inform voters ahead of mid-term election with 5 statewide programs -- Bettendorf, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Mason City and Shenandoah -- during the week of Oct. 15.
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As the general election approaches, AARP Iowa staff are educating residents on changes to voter laws, how to find their polling place and what to bring to the polls.
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The Iowa State Fair in Des Moines is the largest event in the state and one of the oldest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. The 2018 fair runs Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 9-19, and about a million people are expected to attend.
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Nationwide Campaign Aims to Help Voters Age 50+ Hold Politicians Accountable
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Iowa’s primary elections will be Tuesday, June 5, and every statewide office is up for grabs, with contested primaries in each race.
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AARP Iowa Hosting ‘Power of the 50+ Iowa Voter’ Education Programs Across the State in May
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