Last Report: 10/26/2020
Source: Data provided by Iowa Secretary of State’s office

Returned and Accepted Mail Ballots

Mail Ballots Returned and Accepted by Party Registration

Mail Ballots Returned and Accepted: 751,388

Party Returned Ballots Freq. Distribution Requested Ballots Return Rate
Democrats 375,406 50.0 425,238 88.3
Republicans 236,740 31.5 281,880 84.0
Minor 2,892 0.4 3,797 76.2
No Party Affiliation 136,350 18.1 174,739 78.0
TOTAL 751,388 100.0 885,654 84.8

Rejected Mail Ballots

Mail Ballots Rejected by Party Registration

Mail Ballots Rejected: 1,641

In the “All” mail ballot returned statistics, I add the mail ballots that are returned and accepted with the rejected ballots. Dividing the number of rejected by this quantity yields a rejection rate.

Party Count Percent
Democrats 735 44.8
Republicans 606 36.9
Minor 12 0.7
No Party Affiliation 288 17.6
TOTAL 1,641 100.0

Requested Mail Ballots

Mail Ballots Requested: 885,654

Mail Ballots Requested by Party Registration

Party Count Percent
Democrats 425,238 48.0
Republicans 281,880 31.8
Minor 3,797 0.4
No Party Affiliation 174,739 19.7
TOTAL 885,654 100.0