Manatt Votes 2020 – Registration and Vote-by-Mail Resource Center

 
State Registration and Vote-by-Mail Resource Center
 Alabama
 Alaska
 Arizona
 Arkansas
 California
 Colorado
 Connecticut
 Delaware
 Florida
 Georgia
 Hawaii
 Idaho
 Illinois
 Indiana
 Iowa
 Kansas
 Kentucky
 Louisiana
 Maine
 Maryland
 Massachusetts
 Michigan
 Minnesota
 Mississippi
 West Virginia
 Wisconsin
 Wyoming

U.S. Territories
 Guam
 Puerto Rico
 Virgin Islands
 American Samoa

To further support our Manatt Votes initiative, we created a 50-State Voter Registration and Vote-by-Mail Resource Center. All are welcome to use this resource to find key dates and information about voting in any of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. Note that the Resource Center is for informational purposes only; it is not intended to provide legal advice or to create an attorney-client relationship.

Alabama
 
  • Early Voting: None.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, October 19, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Alaska

  • Early Voting: Begins October 19, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Sunday, October 4, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Arizona

  • Early Voting: Begins October 7, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Arkansas

  • Early Voting: Begins October 19, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Saturday, October 3, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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California

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Colorado

  • Early Voting: Begins October 19, 2020 at the latest.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information: In Colorado, every voter automatically receives a vote-by-mail ballot.
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Connecticut

  • Early Voting: None.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 27, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Delaware

  • Early Voting: None.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Saturday, October 10, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Florida

  • Early Voting: Begins October 19, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Georgia

  • Early Voting: Begins October 12, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Hawaii

  • Early Voting: Begins October 20, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information: Beginning with the 2020 Elections, Hawaii votes by mail and all voters will automatically receive their ballot in the mail 18 days prior to each election.
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Idaho

  • Early Voting: October 19-30, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Friday, October 9, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Illinois

  • Early Voting: Begins September 24, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 7, 2020.

    "Registration is closed during the 27 days prior to an election. Individuals who miss the deadline may register or transfer their registration at the office of the election authority under the guidelines of grace period registration."

    Regarding "grace period registration", the downloadable Registering to Vote document adds:

    "Regular registration is open year-round except during the 27-day period just prior to an election, 16 days prior to the election for online registration, and during the 2-day period after each election (1 day after in Chicago)."
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Indiana

  • Early Voting: Begins October 6, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Iowa

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Kansas

  • Early Voting: Begins October 14, 2020 in some areas, October 27, 2020 statewide.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Kentucky

  • Early Voting: Begins October 13, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Louisiana

  • Early Voting: Begins October 20, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 (online); Saturday, October 3, 2020 (by mail).
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Maine

  • Early Voting: Limited, only available at County Clerks’ offices after October 19, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Maine allows same-day in-person registration.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Maryland

  • Early Voting: Begins October 26, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Maryland also offers same-day registration.
  • Voter Registration Information 
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Massachusetts

  • Early Voting: October 17-30, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 14, 2020
  • Voter Registration Information 
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Michigan

  • Early Voting: Limited, only available at County Clerks’ offices after September 28, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 20, 2020. Michigan allows same-day in-person registration.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Minnesota

  • Early Voting: Limited, only available at County Clerks’ offices after October 13, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Minnesota allows same-day in-person registration.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Mississippi

  • Early Voting: Very limited, only available at county auditors’ offices and only for certain individuals.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information: Very limited absentee voting
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Missouri

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Montana

  • Early Voting: None.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Sunday, October 4, 2020. Montana permits “late registration” at a county election administrator’s office or the location designated by the election administrator, through Election Day.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Nebraska

  • Early Voting: Begins October 5, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Friday, October 16, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Nevada

  • Early Voting: October 17-30, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 (by mail or in person); Thursday, October 20, 2020 (online). Nevada also permits same-day in-person registration.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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New Hampshire

  • Early Voting: None.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Registration deadlines in New Hampshire vary by county, but the state permits same-day in-person registration.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information: Very limited
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New Jersey

  • Early Voting: None.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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New Mexico

  • Early Voting: Begins October 6, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 6, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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New York

  • Early Voting: Begins October 24, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Friday, October 9, 2020 (by mail); Saturday, October 10, 2020 (in person)

    If honorably discharged from the US Military or having become a naturalized US Citizen after October 10, 2020, deadline is October 24, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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North Carolina

  • Early Voting: Begins October 15, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Friday, October 9, 2020. North Carolina permits same-day in-person registration.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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North Dakota

  • Early Voting: Begins October 19, 2020, varies by county.
  • North Dakota does not have a voter registration requirement, although you do need to show ID.
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Ohio

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Oklahoma

  • Early Voting: Begins October 29, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Friday, October 9, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Oregon

  • Early Voting: None.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information: All registered voters in Oregon receive ballots by mail.
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Pennsylvania

  • Early Voting: None.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, October 19, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Rhode Island

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South Carolina

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South Dakota

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Tennessee

  • Early Voting: Begins October 14, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Texas

  • Early Voting: October 13-30, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information: Very limited
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Utah

  • Early Voting: October 20-30, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Friday, October 23, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Vermont

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Virginia

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Washington

  • Early Voting: Begins October 16, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, October 26, 2020 (by mail and online). In-person registration is permitted through Election Day.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information: Washington state is an all vote-by-mail state. All voters receive vote-by-mail ballots.
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Washington, D.C.

  • Early Voting: Begins October 27, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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West Virginia

  • Early Voting: October 21-31, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Wisconsin

  • Early Voting: October 20-November 1, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 (by mail and online); Friday, October 30, 2020 (in person).
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Wyoming

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U.S. Territories

Guam

  • Voter Registration Deadline: Friday, October 23, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information
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Puerto Rico

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U.S. Virgin Islands

  • Voter Registration Deadline: October 4, 2020
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information: Limited
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American Samoa

  • Voter Registration Deadline: October 5, 2020.
  • Voter Registration Information
  • Vote-by-Mail Information: Limited 
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