Can I request a ballot by email or fax?

Yes, however, in order for your vote to be counted, you must send us the original signed request.  You may fax or email a scanned copy of a completed request form. Fax to (515) 382-7221 or email Requests must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on the 15th day before an election. The original request document must be postmarked by the request deadline (15 days prior to election) and must be received in the Auditor's Office by the close of polls on Election Day (8 pm). [IA 721 - 21.2(2)]

Iowa Admin Code 721.21.2

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1. How do I request an absentee ballot?
2. Who may vote an absentee ballot?
3. When can I apply for an absentee ballot?
4. When are ballots sent out?
5. Can I sign up to automatically get an absentee ballot for every election?
6. I am in the military and/or living overseas. How can I vote absentee?
7. I am a college/graduate student. Where should I get my absentee ballot?
8. I have moved. Can I request a ballot? Which address should I use?
9. Can I request a ballot by email or fax?
10. Can I request an absentee ballot for someone else?
11. Can I pick up an absentee ballot for someone else?
12. What if I have power of Attorney (POA)?
13. Can I take a ballot home with me?
14. If I lose my absentee ballot, can I get another one?
15. How do I return my absentee ballot?
16. Can I return my ballot by email or fax?
17. Does the ballot have to be returned by mail?
18. Can I give my voted absentee ballot to someone else to return for me?
19. When must I return the voted ballot?
20. If I request an absentee ballot, can I change my mind and still vote at my regular polling place?
21. How are absentee ballots counted?