early voting http://iowapublicradio.org en In-person voting still has appeal http://iowapublicradio.org/post/person-voting-still-has-appeal <p></p><p>Nearly one-third of Story County voters requested ballots for early voting. But as Iowa Public Radio’s Amy Mayer reports, many people remain loyal to in-person voting <u>on</u> Election Day.</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 22:03:35 +0000 Amy Mayer 10371 at http://iowapublicradio.org In-person voting still has appeal Early Voting Turnout And How Kids See The Election http://iowapublicradio.org/post/early-voting-turnout-and-how-kids-see-election <div>Analysts are saying the outcome of this election hinges on one factor – turnout. Ben Kieffer talks with Iowa&nbsp;party officials across the state to&nbsp;find out what the major parties are doing to get out the vote.</div><div>Then, Greg Hamot a&nbsp;University of Iowa College of Education professor, and Rachel Willis, executive director at Kids Voting USA, talk about how kids perceive the candidates and the discussions parents can have with them&nbsp;about the election.</div><div></div><p></p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 19:40:03 +0000 Ben Kieffer 10279 at http://iowapublicradio.org Early Voting Turnout And How Kids See The Election Iowa First Swing State to Allow Early In-Person Voting http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-first-swing-state-allow-early-person-voting <p>Early in-person voting has begun in Iowa, the first swing state to open polling sites.</p><p>Residents of the battleground state can now vote in person at their local county auditors' offices or turn them in by mail. Some areas will offer additional satellite locations.</p><p>At the Polk County Auditor's office in downtown Des Moines Thursday morning, a line of voters stretched down the block as the door opened.</p><p>Peter Clay, 62, was among the many supporters of President Obama. He says he's volunteered for the campaign on his days off from his job as a zookeeper.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 12:39:03 +0000 Sarah McCammon 8654 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa First Swing State to Allow Early In-Person Voting Politics Day: Early Voting And Ground Game http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-early-voting-and-ground-game <p>Early voting begins tomorrow in Iowa and many county auditors have said they've seen an increase interest in absentee ballot requests. It's six weeks from Election Day, and on today's Politics Day we talk with our political experts about recent events and IPR's Sarah McCammon gives an update of the presidential candidates' ground game throughout the state.</p><p>Then, one Urbandale newlywed shares how his nuptials where thrown for a curve when the president showed up.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 18:20:00 +0000 Ben Kieffer 8548 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day: Early Voting And Ground Game