Voter Registration Information

Are you registered to vote? Choose your state below to learn more about voter registration deadlines. Together we can #ImpactTheVote!

Voter registration deadlines are all “postmarked by” unless otherwise indicated.

State

Voter Registration Deadlines

Alabama

  • In-Person: October 24, 2016
  • By Mail: October 24, 2016
  • Online: October 24, 2016

Alaska

  • In-Person: October 9, 2016
  • By Mail: October 9, 2016
  • Online: October 9, 2016

Arizona

  • In-Person: October 10, 2016
  • By Mail: October 10, 2016
  • Online: October 10, 2016

Arkansas

  • In-Person: October 10, 2016
  • By Mail: October 10, 2016
  • Online: N/A

California

  • In-Person: October 24, 2016
  • By Mail: October 24, 2016
  • Online: October 24, 2016

Colorado

  • In-Person: November 8, 2016
  • By Mail: October 31, 2016
  • Online: October 31, 2016
  • You can register and cast a ballot after the official deadline by appearing in-person at a Voter Service and Polling Center during the Early Voting period or on Election Day. Contact your Local Election Official if you have any questions.

Connecticut

  • In-Person: November 8, 2016
  • By Mail: November 1, 2016
  • Online: November 1, 2016
  • If the voter registration deadline has passed, you can still register to vote in person at the office of your Local Election Official at any point until Election Day. Contact your Local Election Official if you have any questions.

Delaware

  • In-Person: October 15, 2016
  • By Mail: October 15, 2016
  • Online: October 31, 2016

District of Columbia

  • In-Person: November 8, 2016
  • By Mail: October 11, 2016
  • Online: October 11, 2016
  • If you have missed the voter registration deadline, you can still register to vote and a cast a ballot at the same time during early voting or on Election Day. Simply go to your regular polling place or early voting site to register and vote. Contact your Local Election Official if you have any questions.

Florida

  • In-Person: October 11, 2016
  • By Mail: October 11, 2016
  • Online: N/A

Georgia

  • In-Person: October 11, 2016
  • By Mail: October 11, 2016
  • Online: October 11, 2016

Hawaii

  • In-Person: October 10, 2016
  • By Mail: October 8, 2016
  • Online: October 10, 2016

Idaho

  • In-Person: November 8, 2016
  • By Mail: October 14, 2016
  • Online: N/A
  • If you have missed the voter registration deadline, you can still register to vote and a cast a ballot at the same time during early voting or on Election Day. Simply go to your regular polling place or early voting site to register and vote. Contact your Local Election Official if you have any questions.

Illinois

  • In-Person: November 8, 2016
  • By Mail: October 11, 2016
  • Online: October 23, 2016
  • You can also register in person (and vote) at your local elections office during the "grace period." The grace period starts 27 days before Election Day and ends on Election Day. Grace Period Voting but this does NOT take place at your regular polling place. Grace Period Voting almost always happens at your Local Election Official's office. Contact your Local Election Official for more information.

Indiana

  • In-Person: October 11, 2016
  • By Mail: October 11, 2016
  • Online: October 11, 2016

Iowa

  • In-Person: November 8, 2016
  • By Mail: October 24, 2016
  • Online: October 29, 2016
  • If you have missed the voter registration deadline, you can still register to vote and a cast a ballot at the same time during early voting or on Election Day. Simply go to your regular polling place or early voting site to register and vote. Contact your Local Election Official if you have any questions.

Kansas

  • In-Person: October 18, 2016
  • By Mail: October 18, 2016
  • Online: October 18, 2016

Kentucky

  • In-Person: October 11, 2016
  • By Mail: October 11, 2016
  • Online: N/A

Louisiana

  • In-Person: October 11, 2016
  • By Mail: October 11, 2016
  • Online: October 11, 2016

Maine

  • In-Person: November 8, 2016
  • By Mail: October 18, 2016
  • Online: N/A
  • If you have missed the voter registration deadline, you can still register to vote and a cast a ballot at the same time during early voting or on Election Day. To register under these rules, you must visit the office of your Local Election Official before voting. Contact your Local Election Official with any questions.

Maryland

  • In-Person: November 3, 2016
  • By Mail: October 18, 2016
  • Online: October 18, 2016

Massachusetts

  • In-Person: October 19, 2016
  • By Mail: October 19, 2016
  • Online: October 19, 2016

Michigan

  • In-Person: October 11, 2016
  • By Mail: October 11, 2016
  • Online: N/A

Minnesota

  • In-Person: November 8, 2016
  • By Mail: October 18, 2016
  • Online: October 18, 2016
  • If you have missed the voter registration deadline, you can still register to vote and a cast a ballot at the same time during the in-person absentee voting period or on Election Day. Simply go to your regular in-person absentee voting site -- or to your regular polling place -- to register and vote. Contact your Local Election Official if you have any questions.

Mississippi

  • In-Person: October 8, 2016
  • By Mail: October 8, 2016
  • Online: N/A

Missouri

  • In-Person: October 12, 2016
  • By Mail: October 12, 2016
  • Online: October 12, 2016

Montana

  • In-Person: November 8, 2016
  • By Mail: October 11, 2016
  • Online: N/A
  • If you have missed the voter registration deadline, you can still register to vote and a cast a ballot at the same time during early voting or on Election Day. You'll have to register at the office of your Local Election Official -- not at a polling place. Contact your Local Election Official for questions about the process or identification requirements.

Nebraska

  • In-Person: October 28, 2016
  • By Mail: October 21, 2016
  • Online: October 21, 2016

Nevada

  • In-Person: October 18, 2016
  • By Mail: October 8, 2016
  • Online: October 18, 2016

New Hampshire

  • In-Person: November 8, 2016
  • By Mail: October 29, 2016
  • Online: N/A
  • If you have missed the voter registration deadline, you can still register to vote and a cast a ballot at the same time on Election Day. Simply go to your regular polling place or early voting site to register and vote. Contact your Local Election Official for questions about the process or identification requirements.

New Jersey

  • In-Person: October 18, 2016
  • By Mail: October 18, 2016
  • Online: N/A

New Mexico

  • In-Person: October 11, 2016
  • By Mail: October 11, 2016
  • Online: October 11, 2016

New York

  • In-Person: October 14, 2016
  • By Mail: October 14, 2016
  • Online: October 14, 2016

North Carolina

  • In-Person: October 14, 2016
  • By Mail: October 14, 2016
  • Online: N/A

North Dakota

  • You don't need to register to vote in North Dakota. Instead, make sure you meet all the voting requirements, and provide ID to vote on Election Day, November 8, 2016
  • Voter Requirements:
    • Be a U.S. citizen
    • Be at least 18 years old on Election Day, November 8, 2016
    • Live at a North Dakota address by October 8, 2016
    • Not be in jail or prison for a felony conviction
    • Not be currently judged mentally incompetent by a court

Ohio

  • In-Person: October 11, 2016
  • By Mail: October 11, 2016
  • Online: N/A

Oklahoma

  • In-Person: October 14, 2016
  • By Mail: October 14, 2016
  • Online: N/A

Oregon

  • In-Person: October 18, 2016
  • By Mail: October 18, 2016
  • Online: October 18, 2016

Pennsylvania

  • In-Person: October 11, 2016
  • By Mail: October 11, 2016
  • Online: October 11, 2016

Rhode Island

  • In-Person: October 9, 2016
  • By Mail: October 9, 2016
  • Online: October 9, 2016

South Carolina

  • In-Person: October 8, 2016
  • By Mail: October 8, 2016
  • Online: October 8, 2016

South Dakota

  • In-Person: October 24, 2016
  • By Mail: October 24, 2016
  • Online: N/A

Tennessee

  • In-Person: October 11, 2016
  • By Mail: October 11, 2016
  • Online: N/A

Texas

  • In-Person: October 11, 2016
  • By Mail: October 11, 2016
  • Online: N/A

Utah

  • In-Person: November 1, 2016
  • By Mail: October 9, 2016
  • Online: November 1, 2016

Vermont

  • In-Person: November 2, 2016
  • By Mail: November 2, 2016
  • Online: November 2, 2016

Virginia

  • In-Person: October 17, 2016
  • By Mail: October 17, 2016
  • Online: October 17, 2016

Washington

  • In-Person: October 31, 2016
  • By Mail: October 8, 2016
  • Online: October 10, 2016

West Virginia

  • In-Person: October 18, 2016
  • By Mail: October 18, 2016
  • Online: October 18, 2016

Wisconsin

  • In-Person: November 8, 2016
  • By Mail: October 19, 2016
  • Online: N/A
  • If the voter registration deadline has passed, you can still register to vote in person at the office of your Local Election Official at any time up to Election Day.

Wyoming

  • In-Person: November 8, 2016
  • By Mail: October 25, 2016
  • Online: N/A
  • If the voter registration deadline has passed, you can still register to vote in person at the office of your Local Election Official at any time up to Election Day.