Voter Info

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Only 57 percent of registered Americans voted in the 2012 presidential election. That's a dip from the 62 percent turnout of 2008.

Our democracy only works for everyone when everyone gets involved. Have you registered to vote in your state yet? Use the handy widgets below to register or check your registration status

Find out where your polling place is and poll opening/closing times on Election Day.

Want to learn more about the voting process or see a sample ballot in your state? Click on your state below and that will take you to your Secretary of State's page for more election information. You can also find more information about your state's voting process at Rock The Vote.

Find out how to register Green in your state!

           
State   Voter Registration Deadline Link to Downloadable Registration Form Early Voting Deadlines Absentee Voting Deadlines






Alabama
Oct 24, 2016 Download Registration Form N/A Apply by Nov 3, return ballot by Nov 7
           
Alaska   Oct 9, 2016 N/A Oct 24–Nov 7 Apply by Oct 29, return ballot by Nov 8
           
Arizona   Oct 8, 2016 (mail), Oct 10 (in person/online) Download Registration Form Oct 12–Nov 4 Apply by Oct 28, return ballot by Nov 8
     
   
Arkansas   Oct 8, 2016 Download Registration Form Oct 24–Nov 8 Apply by Nov 1, return ballot by Nov 8
           
California   Oct 24, 2016 N/A Oct 10-Nov 7 (varies by county) Apply by Nov 1, return ballot by Nov 8
           
Colorado   Oct 31, 2016 online/mail, Nov 8 in person Download Registration Form Oct 24 (begins) Will receive automatically. Return ballot by Nov 7
           
Connecticut   Nov 1, 2016 online/mail,
Nov 8 in person
Download Registration Form N/A Apply by Oct 19, return ballot by Nov 7
     
   
Delaware   Oct 15, 2016 N/A N/A Request online here.
           
District of Columbia   Oct 11, 2016 online/mail,
Nov 8 in person
N/A Oct 22-Nov 4 Apply by Nov 1, return ballot by Nov 8

           
Florida   Oct 11, 2016 Download English Registration Form
Download Spanish Registration Form
Oct 29-Nov 5 Apply by Nov 2, return ballot by Nov 8
           
Georgia   Oct 11, 2016
Oct 29-Nov 5 Apply by Nov 4, return ballot by Nov 8
           
Hawaii   Oct 10, 2016  N/A Oct 25-Nov 5 Apply by Nov 1, return ballot by Nov 8
           
Idaho   Oct 14, 2016  Download Registration Form N/A Apply by Oct 28, return ballot by Nov 8
           
Illinois   Oct 11, 2016 Download Registration Form Oct 29 (begins) Apply by mail by Nov 3, apply in-person by Nov 7, return ballot by Nov 8
           
Indiana   Oct 11, 2016 Download Registration Form Nov 5 (begins) Apply by mail by Oct 31, apply in-person by Nov 7, return ballot by Nov 8
           
Iowa   Oct 29, 2016 Download Registration Form N/A Apply by Nov 4, return ballot by Nov 8 (in-person varies by county)
           
Kansas   Oct 18, 2016 Download Registration Form Nov 1 (begins) Apply by Nov 4, return ballot by Nov 8
           
Kentucky   Oct 11, 2016 Download Registration Form N/A Apply by Nov 1, 
return ballot by Nov 8
           
Louisiana   Oct 11, 2016 Download Registration Form Oct 25-Nov 8 Apply by Nov 4, return ballot by Nov 7
           
Maine   Nov 8, 2016 Download Registration Form N/A Apply by Nov 3, return  
ballot by Nov 8
           
Maryland   Oct 18, 2016 Download Registration Form Oct 27-Nov 3 Apply by mail by Nov 1, online by Nov 4 in person by Nov 8; return ballot by Nov 8
           
Massachusetts   Oct 19, 2016 Download Registration Form Oct 24-Nov 4 Apply by mail by Nov 7, return ballot by Nov 8
           
Michigan   Oct 11, 2016 Download Registration Form N/A Apply by Nov 5; return ballot by Nov 8
           
Minnesota   Oct 18, 2016 or on Nov 8 Download Registration Form N/A Apply by Nov 7, 
return ballot by Nov 8
           
Mississippi   Oct 8, 2016 Download Registration Form N/A Apply by Nov 5, return ballot by Nov 7
           
Missouri   Oct 12, 2016 Download Registration Form N/A Apply by Nov 2, return ballot by Nov 8
           
Montana   Oct 11, 2016 by mail; Nov 8 in person  N/A N/A Apply by Nov 7, return ballot by Nov 8 
           
Nebraska   Oct 21, 2016 online, Oct 21 by mail, Oct 28 in person Download Registration Form Oct 10 (begins) Apply by Oct 27 at 4pm, return ballot by Nov 7
           
Nevada   Oct 8, 2016 by mail, Oct 18 online/in person Download Registration Form N/A Apply by Nov 1, return ballot by Nov 8
           
New Hampshire    Oct 29, 2016 by mail, Nov 8 in person   N/A Apply by Nov 7, return ballot by Nov 8
           
New Jersey   Oct 18, 2016   N/A Apply by Nov 1, return ballot by Nov 8
           
New Mexico   Oct 11, 2016 Download Registration Form Oct 11-Nov 5 Apply by Nov 4, return ballot by Nov 8
           
New York   Oct 14, 2016   N/A Apply by Nov 1, return ballot by Nov 7
           
North Carolina   Oct 14, 2016 Download Registration Form Oct 20 (begins) Apply by Nov 1, return ballot by Nov 8
           
North Dakota   Nov 8, 2016    N/A  Apply by Nov 7, return ballot by Nov 8
           
Ohio   Oct 11, 2016 N/A Oct 12-Nov 7 Apply by Nov 5, return ballot by Nov 8 (in person) or Nov 7 (mail)
           
Oklahoma   Oct 14, 2016   N/A  Apply by Nov 2, return ballot by Nov 8
           
Oregon   Oct 18, 2016   N/A Will receive automatically. Return ballot by Nov 8
           
Pennsylvania   Oct 11, 2016   N/A Apply by Nov 1, return ballot by Nov 4
           
Rhode Island   Oct 9, 2016   N/A Apply by Oct 18, return ballot by Nov 8
           
South Carolina   Oct 8, 2016 Download Registration Form N/A Apply by Nov 4, return ballot by Nov 8
           
South Dakota   Oct 24, 2016   N/A Apply by Nov 7, return ballot by Nov 8
           
Tennessee   Oct 11, 2016   Oct 19-Nov 3 Apply by Nov 1, return ballot by Nov 8
           
Texas   Oct 10, 2016 Download Registration Form Oct 24- Nov 4 Apply by Oct 28, return ballot by Nov 8
           
Utah   Oct 9, 2016 by mail, Nov 1 online/in person Download Registration Form Oct 25-Nov 4 Apply by Nov 3, return ballot by Nov 7
           
Vermont   Nov 2, 2016   see Vermont SoS website see Vermont SoS website
           
Virginia   Oct 17, 2016   Sep 23-Nov 5 Apply by Nov 1 by mail, apply by Nov 5 in person, return ballot by Nov 8
           
Washington   Oct 10, 2016 online/mail,
Oct 31 in person
Download Registration Form Oct 21-Nov 7 If registered, will automatically receive ballot. Return by Nov 8
           
West Virginia    Oct 18, 2016   Oct 26–Nov 5 see West Virginia SoS website
           
Wisconsin   Oct 19, 2016 mail, Nov 8 in person Download Registration Form N/A see Wisconsin SoS website
           
Wyoming   Oct 25 mail,
Nov 8 in person
  Sep 29–Nov 7 Apply by Nov 7, return ballot by Nov 8
           
Guam   Oct 28, 2016   N/A Apply by Nov 5, return ballot by Nov 8