The Results are In!

The unscientific State Fair Straw Poll educates voters about Ranked Choice Voting and Non-partisan Political Innovation

The Pulse of Iowa is the Iowa State Fair's first Ranked Choice Voting straw poll and the results are in! If you have a code from the State Fair, you can verify that your vote was counted.

To learn more about Ranked Choice Voting, check out this short video or visit our FAQ.



With the closeout of the State Fair, 1,548 Iowans participated from 459 unique zip codes. As a teaser, here is a map of all the zip codes represented:

And here is a breakdown of participation by party affiliation: