Voter Registration Deadlines

Last updated March 31, 2014
State Voter Registration Deadline Get Started
Alabama Postmarked 11 days before the election Register to vote »
Alaska Received 30 days before the election Register to vote »
Arizona Received 29 days before the election Register to vote »
Arkansas Postmarked 30 days before the election Register to vote »
California Postmarked 15 days before the election Register to vote »
Colorado Received 29 days before the election Register to vote »
Connecticut

Postmarked 14 days before the election (by mail).

Received 7 days before the election (in person)

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Delaware

Postmarked by the fourth Saturday before a general or primary election.

Postmarked 10 days before a special election

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District of Columbia

Postmarked 30 days before the election.

You may also register in person on Election Day as long as you can provide proof of residency.

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Florida Postmarked 29 days before the election Register to vote »
Georgia Postmarked by the fifth Monday before the election Register to vote »
Hawaii Received at least 30 days before the election Register to vote »
Idaho

Postmarked 25 days before the election

You may also register in person on Election Day.

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Illinois

Postmarked 28 days before the election.

You can also register in person (and vote) at your local elections office during the "grace period."  The grace period ends 3 days before Election day.

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Indiana Postmarked 29 days before the election Register to vote »
Iowa

Received 10 days before General and Primary Elections or received 11 days before all other elections (in-person)

Postmarked 15 days before Election Day (by mail)

You may also register in person on Election Day.

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Kansas

Postmarked 21 days before the election (if mailed).

Received 21 days before the election (in-person or online).

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Kentucky Postmarked 29 days before the election Register to vote »
Louisiana Received 30 days before the election Register to vote »
Maine

Received 21 days before the election.

You may also register in person on Election Day.

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Maryland Postmarked 21 days before the election. Register to vote »
Massachusetts Postmarked 20 days before the election. Register to vote »
Michigan Postmarked 30 days before the election Register to vote »
Minnesota

Received 21 days before the election.

You may also register in person on Election Day as long as you can provide proof of residency.

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Mississippi Postmarked 30 days before the election Register to vote »
Missouri

Received 5pm or the normal close of business 28 days before the election

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Montana

Postmarked 30 days before the election (by mail).

You may also register in person at the County Clerk's office up to - and including - Election Day.  

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Nebraska

Postmarked the third Friday before the election (by-mail).

Received by 6pm on the second Friday before the election (in-person).

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Nevada The fifth Saturday before Election Day (By Mail), the third Tuesday before Election Day (In Person at at the County Clerk/Registrar of Voters) Register to vote »
New Hampshire

Received 10 days before the election (by mail).

You may also register in person on Election Day.

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New Jersey Received 21 days before the election Register to vote »
New Mexico Postmarked 28 days before the election Register to vote »
New York

Postmarked 25 days before the election. 

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North Carolina

Postmarked 25 days before the election

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North Dakota North Dakota does not have voter registration N/A
Ohio Received 30 days before election.  Register to vote »
Oklahoma Postmarked 25 days before the election Register to vote »
Oregon Postmarked 25 days before the election Register to vote »
Pennsylvania Received 30 days before the election Register to vote »
Rhode Island

Received 30 days before the election.

You may register in person on election day, but only for Presidential elections.

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South Carolina Postmarked 30 days before the election Register to vote »
South Dakota Received 15 days before the election Register to vote »
Tennessee Postmarked 30 days before the election Register to vote »
Texas Postmarked 30 days before the election Register to vote »
Utah

Postmarked 30 days before the election (by mail).

Received 15 days before the election (in person and online)

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Vermont Received 5pm on the Wednesday before the election Register to vote »
Virginia Postmarked 22 days before the election Register to vote »
Washington

Postmarked the Monday four weeks before the election (by mail)

Received the Monday one week before the election (in person)

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West Virginia Postmarked 21 days before the election Register to vote »
Wisconsin

Postmarked 20 days before the election.

You may also register in person on Election Day.

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Wyoming

Received 14 days before the election.

You may also register in person on Election Day.

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* Thirty days before November 6, 2012 is Monday October 8, which is also Columbus Day.  Since the post office will be closed on this date, several states' deadlines have been moved up or down as per state law. 

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