Voting Deadlines

All registered voters can vote on November 3rd. If you are voting early or with an absentee ballot, check below for details about area-specific deadlines. Did you know that more than 20 million Americans who are registered to vote typically don’t? Make sure your friends and family aren’t one of them!

Early voting is open in the following states:

To request an absentee ballot, click on your state below.

 

State Register to Vote Deadline (By Mail, Online) Election Day Registration? Absentee Application Deadline Early In-Person Voting Begins Early In-Person Voting Ends
Alabama 15 days before Election Day No 5 days before Election Day N/A N/A
Alaska 30 days before Election Day No 10 days before Election Day Early voting open now Day before the election
Arizona 29 days before Election Day No 11 days before Election Day Early voting open now Friday before the election
Arkansas 30 days before Election Day No 1 day before Election Day in-person, 7 days By Mail Early voting open now Monday before the election
California 15 days before Election Day Yes, in-person On Election Day in-person, 7 days by mail Early voting open now Day before the election
Colorado 8 days before Election Day Yes, in-person On Election Day N/A N/A
Connecticut 7 days before Election Day Yes, in-person 1 day before Election Day by mail N/A N/A
Delaware 24 days before Election Day No 4 days before Election Day N/A N/A
District of Columbia 21 days before Election Day Yes, in-person 7 days before Election Day by mail or online Early voting open now Varies
Florida 29 days before Election Day No 10 days before Election Day Early voting open now 3 days before the election
Georgia 29 days before Election Day No 4 days before Election Day in-person or by mail Early voting open now Friday before the election
Hawaii 30 days before Election Day Yes, in-person On Election Day N/A N/A
Idaho 25 days before Election Day Yes, in-person 11 days before Election Day Early voting open now Friday before the election
Illinois 28 days by mail, 16 days online Yes, in-person 1 day in-person, 5 days by mail or online Early voting open now Day before the election
Indiana 29 days before Election Day No 12 days before Election Day Early voting open now Day before the election
Iowa 15 days by mail, 10 days online Yes, in-person 1 day in-person, 11 days by mail Early voting open now Day before the election
Kansas 21 days before Election Day No 7 days in-person or by mail Early voting open now Varies, up to day before election
Kentucky 29 days before Election Day No 7 days in-person or by mail N/A N/A
Louisiana 30 days by mail and in-person, 20 days online No 4 days before Election Day Early voting open now 7 days before the election
Maine 21 days before Election Day by mail only Yes, in-person 3 days before Election Day Early voting open now Thursday before the election
Maryland 21 days before Election Day Yes, in-person 7 days in-person or by mail Early voting open now Thursday before the election
Massachusetts 20 days before Election Day No By noon, 1 day before Election Day in-person or by mail Early voting open now Second business day before the election (subject to change due to COVID-19)
Michigan 15 days before Election Day Yes, in-person 1 day in-person, 4 days by mail Early voting open now Day before the election
Minnesota 21 days before Election Day Yes, in-person 1 day before Election Day Early voting open now Day before the election
Mississippi 30 days by mail and in-person No No deadline N/A N/A
Missouri 27 days before Election Day No 1 day in-person, 13 days by mail N/A N/A
Montana 30 days by mail only Yes, in-person 1 day before Election Day Early voting open now Noon day before the election
Nebraska 11 days in-person, 18 days by mail and online No 11 days before Election Day Early voting open now 1 day before the election
Nevada 28 days by mail, 5 days online Yes, in-person 14 days before Election Day Early voting open now 4 days before the election
New Hampshire 6-13 days by mail (differs in each town) Yes, in-person No deadline N/A N/A
New Jersey 21 days before Election Day No 1 day in-person, 7 days by mail Early voting open now 3pm day before the election
New Mexico Saturday before Election Day in-person, 28 days by mail and online Beginning 2021 5 days before Election Day Early voting open now 3 days before the election
New York 25 days before Election Day No 1 day in-person, 7 days by mail Early voting open now 2 days before the election
North Carolina 25 days before Election Day Yes, in-person 7 days before Election Day Early voting open now 3 days before the election
North Dakota N/A- North Dakota does not have voter registration No No deadline Early voting open now Day before the election
Ohio 30 days before Election Day No By noon, 3 days before Election Day in-person or by mail Early voting open now 2pm day before the election
Oklahoma 25 days before Election Day No 6 days before Election Day 5 days before Election Day 2pm 3 days before the election
Oregon 21 days before Election Day No No deadline N/A N/A
Pennsylvania 15 days before Election Day No 7 days before Election Day N/A N/A
Rhode Island 30 days before Election Day Yes, in-person 21 days before Election Day N/A N/A
South Carolina 30 days before Election Day No 4 days before Election Day N/A N/A
South Dakota 15 days before Election Day No 1 day in-person or by mail Early voting open now Day before the election
Tennessee 30 days before Election Day No 7 days before Election Day Early voting open now 5 days before the election
Texas 30 days before Election Day No 11 days before Election Day Early voting open now 4 days before the election
Utah 30 days by mail, 7 days online Yes, in-person No deadline Early voting open now 4 days before the election
Vermont On Election Day Yes, in-person 1 day before Election Day Early voting open now Day before the election
Virginia 22 days before Election Day No 3 days in-person, 7 days by mail and online Early voting open now 3 days before the election
Washington 8 days before Election Day Yes, in-person No deadline Early voting open now Through Election Day
West Virginia 21 days before Election Day No 6 days before Election Day Early voting open now 3 days before the election
Wisconsin Friday before Election Day in-person, 3rd Wednesday before Election Day by mail, 30 days before Election Day online Yes, in-person 5 days before Election Day Early voting open now Varies, at least 2 days before the election
Wyoming 14 days before Election Day Yes, in-person 1 day before Election Day Early voting open now Day before the election