Voter Registration

Learn about your state's requirements and deadlines for voter registration!

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REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Alabama

  • be 18 years old before any election

  • no convictions of a felony punishable by imprisonment (or have civil and political rights restored)

  • take an oath

  • not currently be declared mentally incompetent through a competency hearing

  • no conviction of treason or impeachment

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 15 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 15 days before Election Day

  • Online: 15 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be at least 18 years old within 90 days of completing your registration

  • be a resident of Alaska

  • not be a convicted felon (unless unconditionally discharged)

  • not be registered to vote in another state

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 30 days before Election Day.

  • By Mail: Postmarked 30 days before Election Day. If this falls on a Sunday, your voter registration form must be postmarked 31 days before Election Day

  • Online: 30 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Arizona and your county at least 29 days preceding the next election

  • be 18 years old on or before the next general election

  • be able to write your name or mark, unless prevented from so doing by physical disability

  • not have been convicted of treason or a felony (or have had your civil rights restored)

  • not currently be declared an incapacitated person by a court of law

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 29 days before Election Day, or on the next immediate business day if the deadline falls on a legal holiday or weekend

  • By Mail: Postmarked 29 days before Election Day, or on the next immediate business day if the deadline falls on a legal holiday or weekend

  • Online: 29 days before Election Day, or on the next immediate business day if the deadline falls on a legal holiday or weekend

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • live in Arkansas at the address in Box 2 on the application

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  • be at least 18 years old before the next election

  • not be a convicted felon (or have completely discharged your sentence or been pardoned)

  • not claim the right to vote in any other jurisdiction

  • not previously be adjudged mentally incompetent by a court of competent jurisdiction

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 30 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 30 days before Election Day

  • Online: N/A

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of California

  • be at least 18 years of age at the time of the next election

  • not be imprisoned or on parole for the conviction of a felony

  • not currently be judged mentally incompetent by a court of law

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 15 days before Election Day. You can also conditionally register to vote in person through Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 15 days before Election Day

  • Online: 15 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Colorado 22 days prior to Election Day

  • be 18 years old on or before Election Day

  • not be serving a sentence of detention, confinement, or parole for a felony conviction

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: Election Day

  • By Mail: Received 8 days before Election Day

  • Online: 8 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Connecticut and of the town in which you wish to vote

  • be 17 years old. You can vote when you turn 18

  • have completed confinement and parole if previously convicted of a felony

  • not currently be declared mentally incompetent to vote by a court of law

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 7 days before Election Day. If you miss the deadline, you can also register at a designated Election Day Registration location in your town on Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 7 days before Election Day

  • Online: 7 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a permanent resident of Delaware

  • be at least 18 years old on the date of the next general election

  • not be mentally incompetent

  • if you are a felon, you are eligible to vote as long as you have served your sentence (including parole) and your convictions were not for disqualifying felonies: murder and manslaughter (except vehicular homicide), sexual offenses, or crimes against public administration involving bribery or improper influence or abuse of office

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 24 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 24 days before Election Day

  • Online: 24 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a District of Columbia resident at least 30 days preceding the next election

  • be at least 18 years old on or preceding the next election

  • not be in prison for a felony conviction

  • not have been judged legally incompetent by a court of law

  • not claim the right to vote anywhere outside DC

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: Election Day, with proof of residency

  • By Mail: Received 21 days before Election Day

  • Online: 21 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a legal resident of both the State of Florida and of the county in which you seek to be registered

  • be 18 years old (you may pre‑register if you are at least 16)

  • not be adjudicated mentally incapacitated with respect to voting in Florida or any other State, or if you have, you must first have your voting rights restored

  • not be a convicted felon, or if you are, you must first have your civil rights restored if they were taken away

  • Swear to an oath

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 29 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 29 days before Election Day

  • Online: 29 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a legal resident of Georgia and of the county in which you want to vote

  • be 18 years old within six months after the day of registration, and be 18 years old to vote

  • not be serving a sentence for having been convicted of a felony involving moral turpitude

  • not have been judicially determined to be mentally incompetent, unless the disability has been removed

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 29 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 29 days before Election Day

  • Online: 29 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of the State of Hawaii

  • be at least 16 years old (you must be 18 years old by Election Day in order to vote)

  • not be incarcerated for a felony conviction

  • not be adjudicated by a court as “non compos mentis”

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 30 days before Election Day. You can also register to vote during early voting or on Election Day

  • By Mail: Received 30 days before Election Day

  • Online: 30 days before Election day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • have resided in Idaho and in the county for 30 days prior to the day of election

  • be at least 18 years old

  • not be serving a sentence of imprisonment for a felony.  Your voting rights are restored once you have completed your sentence, probation, and parole

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: Election Day (You must show proof of residence to register at the polls on Election Day.)

  • By Mail: Postmarked 25 days before Election Day

  • Online: 25 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Illinois and of your election precinct at least 30 days before the next election

  • be at least 18 years old on or before the next election

  • not be in jail for a felony conviction (but you can vote if you have completed your sentence)

  • not claim the right to vote anywhere else

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 28 days before Election Day

  • Online: 16 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • have resided in the precinct at least 30 days before the next election

  • be at least 18 years of age on the day of the next general election

  • not currently be incarcerated for a criminal conviction

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 29 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 29 days before Election Day

  • Online: 29 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Iowa

  • be at least 17 years old (you must be 18 to vote)

  • not have been convicted of a felony (or have had your rights restored)

  • not currently be judged by a court to be "incompetent to vote"

  • not claim the right to vote in more than one place

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 10 days before Election Day. If you miss the deadline, you can also register to vote on Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 15 days before Election Day or received 10 days before Election Day

  • Online: 10 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Kansas

  • be 18 by the next election

  • have completed the terms of your sentence if convicted of a felony; a person serving a sentence for a felony conviction is ineligible to vote

  • not claim the right to vote in any other location or under any other name

  • not be excluded from voting for mental incompetence by a court of competent jurisdiction

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 21 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 21 days before Election Day

  • Online: 21 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Kentucky for at least 28 days before to Election Day

  • be 18 years of age on or before the next general election

  • not be a convicted felon or if you have been convicted of a felony, your civil rights must have been restored by executive pardon

  • not have been judged “mentally incompetent” in a court of law

  • not claim the right to vote anywhere outside Kentucky

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 29 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 29 days before Election Day

  • Online: 29 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Louisiana

  • be at least 17 years old (16 years old if registering in person at the Registrar of Voters Office or at the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles), and be 18 years old prior to the next election to vote

  • not currently be under an order of imprisonment for conviction of a felony. (If you are under an order but have not been incarcerated within the last five years, you ARE eligible to vote unless your conviction was for election fraud

  • not currently be under a judgment of interdiction for mental incompetence

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 30 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Received 30 days before Election Day

  • Online: 20 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Maine and the municipality in which you want to vote

  • be 17 years old (you must be at least 18 years of age to vote, except that in primary elections you may vote if you are 17 but will be 18 by the general election)

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: Election Day

  • By Mail: Received 21 business days before Election Day

  • Online: N/A

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a Maryland resident

  • be at least 18 years old by the next general election

  • not be under guardianship for mental disability

  • not have been convicted of buying or selling votes

  • not have been convicted of a felony, or if you have, have completed serving a court ordered sentence of imprisonment, including any term of parole or probation for the conviction

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: During early voting or on Election Day with proof of address. See election day registration instructions

  • By Mail: Postmarked 21 days before Election Day

  • Online: 21 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Massachusetts

  • be 18 years old on or before the next election

  • not have been convicted of corrupt practices in respect to elections

  • not be under guardianship with respect to voting

  • not be currently incarcerated for a felony conviction

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 20 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 20 days before Election Day.

  • Online: 20 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be 18 years old by the next election

  • be a resident of Michigan and at least a 30 day resident of your city or township by Election Day

  • not be confined in a jail after being convicted and sentenced

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: Election Day. If you plan to register in person within 14 days of Election Day, you will need to present proof of residency (a document with your name and current address in the city or township where you wish to register to vote)

  • By Mail: Postmarked 15 days before Election Day

  • Online: 15 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Minnesota for 20 days before the next election

  • maintain residence at the address given on the registration form

  • be at least 18 years old on Election Day

  • if previously convicted of a felony, have completed or been discharged from your sentence

  • not be under a court‑ordered guardianship in which the right to vote has been revoked

  • not be found by a court to be legally incompetent to vote

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: Election Day

  • By Mail: Received 21 days before Election Day.

  • Online: 21 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • have lived in Mississippi and in your county (and city, if applicable) 30 days before Election Day

  • be 18 years old by the time of the general election in which you want to vote

  • have not been convicted of voter fraud, murder, rape, bribery, theft, arson, obtaining money or goods under false pretense, perjury, forgery, embezzlement, armed robbery, extortion, felony bad check, felony shoplifting, larceny, receiving stolen property, robbery, timber larceny, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, statutory rape, carjacking, or larceny under lease or rental agreement, or have had your rights restored as required by law

  • not have been declared mentally incompetent by a court

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 30 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 30 days before Election Day

  • Online: N/A

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be at least 17‑1/2 years of age (you must be 18 to vote)

  • be a resident of Missouri

  • not be on probation or parole after conviction of a felony, until finally discharged from such probation or parole

  • not be convicted of a felony or misdemeanor connected with the right of suffrage

  • not be adjudged incapacitated by any court of law

  • not be confined under a sentence of imprisonment

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 27 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 27 days before Election Day

  • Online: 27 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Montana and of the county in which you want to vote for at least 30 days before the next election

  • be at least 18 years old on or before Election Day

  • not be in a penal institution for a felony conviction

  • not currently be determined by a court to be of unsound mind

  • meet these qualifications by the next Election Day if you do not currently meet them

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 30 days before Election Day and received 27 days before Election Day.

  • Online: N/A

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Nebraska

  • be at least 18 years of age or will be 18 years of age on or before the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November;

  • not have been convicted of a felony, or if convicted, two years have passed since the sentence was completed (including any parole);

  • not have been officially found to be mentally incompetent; and

  • not have been convicted of treason, unless you have had your civil rights stored

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 11 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 18 days before Election Day

  • Online: 18 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • have attained the age of 18 years on the date of the next election

  • have continuously resided in the State of Nevada, in your county, at least 30 days and in your precinct at least 10 days before the next election

  • have your civil rights restored if you were convicted of a felony

  • not be determined by a court of law to be mentally incompetent

  • claim no other place as your legal residence

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 28 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 28 days before Election Day

  • Online: 5 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • Be 18 years of age or older on Election Day

  • Register to vote only in the town or ward in which you actually live

  • Not have been convicted of a felony, unless you are past your final discharge

  • Not have been ever convicted of bribery or intimidation relating to elections

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: Election Day

  • By Mail: Received between 6 and 13 days before Election Day, depending on which town you live in

  • Online: N/A

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be at least 17 years of age; you may register to vote if you are at least 17 years old but cannot vote until reaching the age of 18

  • be a resident of NJ and your county and at your address at least 30 days before the next election

  • not be serving a sentence or on parole or probation as the result of a conviction of any indictable offense under the laws of this or another state or of the United States

  • not be declared mentally incompetent by a court

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 21 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Received 21 days before Election Day

  • Online: N/A

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of the State of New Mexico

  • Be 18 years old

  • not have been denied the right to vote by a court of law by reason of mental incapacity

  • if you have been convicted of a felony, have completed all the terms and conditions of sentencing, have been granted a pardon by the Governor, or have had your conviction overturned on appeal

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 28 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 28 days before Election Day

  • Online: 28 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of New York and the county, city, or village for at least 30 days before Election Day

  • be 18 years old by December 31 of the year you register (You must be 18 years old by the date of the general, primary, or other election in which you want to vote)

  • not be in prison or on parole for a felony conviction (unless parolee pardoned or restored rights of citizenship)

  • not currently be judged incompetent by a court

  • not claim the right to vote elsewhere

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 25 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 25 days before Election Day and received no later than 20 days before Election Day

  • Online: 25 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of North Carolina and the precinct in which you live for at least 30 days prior to Election Day

  • be 18 years of age by the day of the next general election

  • have your rights of citizenship restored if you have been convicted of a felony

  • not be registered or vote in any other county or state

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 25 days before Election Day. If you miss the voter registration deadline, you can still register in person during early voting until 3 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 25 days before Election Day and received 20 days before Election Day

  • Online: 25 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be at least 18 years old on the day of election

  • be a resident of North Dakota

  • reside in the precinct for 30 days preceding Election Day

  • be able to provide a driver's license, non-driver identification card or other approved form of identification

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: North Dakota does not have voter registration. You simply need to bring valid proof of ID and residency to the polls in order to vote

  • By Mail: North Dakota does not have voter registration. You simply need to bring valid proof of ID and residency to the polls in order to vote

  • Online: North Dakota does not have voter registration. You simply need to bring valid proof of ID and residency to the polls in order to vote

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Ohio for at least 30 days immediately before the election in which you want to vote

  • be at least 18 years old on or before the next general election

  • not be currently incarcerated (in jail or prison) for a felony conviction. If you are an ex-felon and not currently incarcerated, you are eligible to vote in Ohio but you MUST re-register

  • not have been declared incompetent for voting purposes by a probate court

  • not have been permanently denied the right to vote for violations of election laws

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 30 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Received 30 days before Election Day

  • Online: 30 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a citizen of the state of Oklahoma

  • be 18 years old on or before the date of the next election

  • have not been convicted of a felony, for which a period of time equal to the original sentence has not expired, or for which you have not been pardoned

  • not now be under judgment as an incapacitated person, or a partially incapacitated person prohibited from registering to vote

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 21 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Received 21 days before Election Day

  • Online: 21 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • at least 16 years old (to vote, you must be 18 by Election Day)

  • be a resident of Oregon

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 21 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Received 21 days before Election Day

  • Online: 21 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a citizen of the United States at least one month before the next election

  • be a resident of Pennsylvania and your election district at least 30 days before Election Day

  • be at least 18 years of age on the day of the next election

  • not be incarcerated after conviction for a felony (your voting rights are restored immediately after incarceration)

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 15 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: 15 days before Election Day

  • Online: 15 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Rhode Island for 30 days preceding the next election

  • be 18 years old by Election Day

  • not be currently incarcerated in a correctional facility due to a felony conviction

  • not have been lawfully judged to be mentally incompetent

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 30 days before Election Day You may also register in person on Election Day but only for Presidential elections

  • By Mail: Received 30 days before Election Day

  • Online: 30 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Rhode Island for 30 days preceding the next election

  • be 18 years old by Election Day

  • not be currently incarcerated in a correctional facility due to a felony conviction

  • not have been lawfully judged to be mentally incompetent

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 30 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: 30 days before Election Day

  • Online: 30 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • reside in South Dakota

  • be 18 years old by the next election

  • not be currently serving a sentence for a felony conviction which included imprisonment, served or suspended, in an adult penitentiary system

  • not have been adjudged mentally incompetent by a court

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 15 days before Election Day.

  • By Mail: Received 15 days before Election Day

  • Online: N/A

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Tennessee

  • be at least 18 years old on or before the next election

  • not have been convicted of a felony, or if convicted, have had your full rights of citizenship restored (or have received a pardon)

  • not be adjudicated incompetent by a court of competent jurisdiction (or have been restored to legal capacity

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 30 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 30 days before Election Day

  • Online: 30 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of the county in which the application for registration is made

  • be at least 17 years and 10 months old (you must be 18 to vote)

  • not be finally convicted of a felony, or if a convicted felon,

  • you must have fully discharged your punishment, including any incarceration, parole, supervision, period of probation, or be pardoned

  • have not been declared mentally incompetent by final judgment of a court of law

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 30 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 30 days before Election Day

  • Online: N/A

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • have resided in Utah for 30 days immediately before the next election

  • be at least 18 years old on or before the next election

  • not be a convicted felon currently incarcerated for commission of a felony

  • not be convicted of treason or crime against the elective franchise, unless restored to civil rights

  • not be found to be mentally incompetent by a court of law

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 30 days before Election Day.

  • By Mail: Postmarked 30 days before Election Day.

  • Online: N/A

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Vermont

  • be 18 years of age on or before Election Day

  • Take an oath

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: Election Day (You must show proof of residence to register at the polls on Election Day)

  • By Mail: Received by Election Day

  • Online: Election Day. But if you register online the day before or on Election Day, your application may not be processed and your name may not appear on the checklist and you may be asked to fill out another application at the polls. To be sure your name appears on the checklist, please register by the Friday before the election

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Virginia and of the precinct in which you want to vote;

  • be 18 years old by the next general election;

  • not have been convicted of a felony, or have had your civil rights restored; and

  • not currently be declared incapacitated by a court

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: Election Day

  • By Mail: 8 days before Election Day

  • Online: 8 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Washington and of the precinct in which you want to vote;

  • be 18 years old by the next general election;

  • not have been convicted of a felony, or have had your civil rights restored; and

  • not currently be declared incapacitated by a court

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: Election Day

  • By Mail: 8 days before Election Day

  • Online: 8 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • live in West Virginia in the county in which you are registering

  • be 18 years old, or to vote in the primary be 17 years old and turning 18 before the general election

  • not be under conviction, probation, or parole for a felony, treason, or election bribery

  • not have been judged “mentally incompetent” in a court of competent jurisdiction

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: 21 days before Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 21 days before Election Day

  • Online: 21 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • be a resident of Wisconsin for at least 10 days

  • Be 18 years old 

  • not have been convicted of treason, felony or bribery, or if you have, your civil rights have been restored

  • not be incapable of understanding the objective of the elective process or under guardianship

DEADLINES:​

  • In Person: Election Day

  • By Mail: Postmarked 20 days before Election Day

  • Online: 20 days before Election Day

REQUIREMENTS:​

  • Be 18 years old 

  • be a resident of the State of Wyoming

  • not be currently adjudicated mentally incompetent

  • not have been convicted of a felony, or if convicted have had your voting rights restored

DEADLINES:​​​

  • In Person: Election Day

  • By Mail: Received 14 days before Election Day

  • Online: N/A

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