Voting opens on three new Iowa license plate designs


Via Radio Iowa
Officials have unveiled three new options for the state-issued license plates for Iowa motorists. ‘Read more’ to see the options and a link to vote for your favorite.

Governor Kim Reynolds said her office and several state agencies provided input to the graphic designers in the Iowa DOT who were responsible for coming up with the three alternatives.

“The three new designs represent what makes us special as Iowans,” Governor Kim Reynolds said. “We’re patriotic. We’re forward-thinking. We take pride in our state’s natural beauty and embrace both our rural and urban heritage.”

You may vote for your preferred design here:

The current Iowa license plates have been in use since 1998. They’re blue and white and feature a city and country image.



New plates with a new design will start being issued sometime next year. “Specialty” license plates and plates with a collegiate design will not be changed.