Iowa Registers 350,000 New Voters In Five Years

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced 350,000 Iowans have registered to vote since he first took office on January 1, 2015.

Iowa Secretary of State Refers Nine for Criminal Investigation Into Double Voting

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate referred nine voters to county attorneys for allegedly voting twice in the 2018 general election.

New Record: Iowa Has Over 2 Million Registered Voters Heading Into 2020

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced that for the first time in history, the state has over 2 million voters heading into a general election year.

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate, Hy-Vee Team Up to Honor Veterans

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate and Hy-Vee are renewing their annual Veterans Day partnership to pay tribute to Iowans who served our nation.

School and City Elections in Iowa Held on the Same Day This Year

Due to a law passed by the Iowa Legislature in 2017, school board elections and city elections will now be held at the same day starting this year.

Iowa Breaks Record for New Business Filings for 4th Year in a Row

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced that Iowans set a record for most new business filings in a single year, for the fourth year in a row.

Iowa Breaks Record for New Business Filings for Second Month in a Row

The Iowa Secretary of State’s Business Services Division saw 2,512 new business filings in May surpassing the old record of 2,326 filings set in April.

Iowa Breaks Record for New Business Filings in a Single Month

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate: “We’re seeing small businesses flock to Iowa because we have an environment that I think is very inviting.”

New Business Creations Off to Strong Start in Iowa in 2019

Iowa’s Secretary of State’s Office processed 2,195 new business filings last month, just shy of the previous record of 2,204, set in March 2018.

Iowa GOP Has Greater Turnout in 2018, Democrats See Larger Gains

Iowa Republican voters had better turnout in 2018 than Iowa’s Democrats, but Democrats saw the larger increase in voter participation compared to 2014.

Voter ID Now Required at Iowa’s Polling Places

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate reminds Iowans that Voter ID is now required before casting a ballot at the polling place.

Voter Fraud in Iowa?

Glenn Beck read an email from a listener in Iowa who claimed that voter fraud with illegal immigrants occurred on Election Day, but is it a credible claim?

GOP Sweeps 2018 Iowa Youth Straw Poll

Iowa’s students chose Republicans Kim Reynolds, Rod Blum, Christopher Peters, David Young, and Steve King in the Fall 2018 Iowa Youth Straw Poll.

Pate, U.S. Homeland Security Reassure Iowans: Your Vote Is Safe

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate: “The sanctity of the vote must be protected, and we are committing vast resources to ensure that happens.”

Iowa Secretary of State Contacting Eligible Iowans Not Registered to Vote

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is reaching out to more than 300,000 Iowans who are eligible to vote but are not registered.

Iowa Breaks The Record for Business Filings a Third Year In A Row​

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced that Iowans set a record for new business filings for the third year in a row.