A State by State Guide to Voter Registration

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With arguably the most important election cycle in America right around the corner, it’s important to make sure you’re registered to vote. Different states have different dates and guidelines for voter registration so it can be confusing to understand what to do. Luckily, SpeakEasy’s got you covered with a state-by-state online registration guideline.

Are you already registered to vote? Visit headcount.org to verify your current status and make sure your information is up to date!

Alabama

    • Deadline: October 19th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here

Alaska

    • Deadline: October 4th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

Arizona

    • Deadline: October 5th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

Arkansas

    • Deadline: October 5th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register in person here

California

    • Deadline: October 19th, 2020
    • Fill out, and mail in the registration form found here
    • Same day registration available on Election Day
    • Register to vote online here

Colorado

    • Deadline: October 26h, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Same day registration available on Election Day, for more information, click here
    • Register to vote online here

Connecticut

    • Deadline: October: 27th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Same-day registration available on Election Day
    • Register to vote online here

Delaware

    • Deadline: October: 10th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

District of Columbia

    • Deadline: October 13th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Same-day registration available on Election Day
    • Register in person or via phone here

Florida

    • Deadline: October 5th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

Georgia

    • Deadline: October 5th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here

Hawaii

    • Deadline: October 5th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Same-Day registration available on Election Day
    • Register to vote online here

Idaho

    • Deadline: October 9th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here

Illinois

    • Deadline: October 5th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

Indiana

    • Deadline: October 5th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here

Iowa

    • Deadline: October 24th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Same-day registration available on Election Day
    • Register to vote online here

Kansas

    • Deadline: October 13th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here

Kentucky 

    • Deadline: October 5th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

Louisiana

    • Deadline: October 5th, 2020 (mail) October 13th, 2020 (online)
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here

Maine

    • Deadline: October 13th, 2020 (mail)
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • No deadline for in person registration
    • Register in person here

Maryland

    • Deadline: October 13th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Same day registration available at your polling place
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

Massachusetts

    • Deadline: October 24th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

Michigan

    • Deadline: October 19th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • No deadline for in person registration
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

Minnesota

    • Deadline: October 13th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Same-day Registration Available on Election Day at polling places
    • Register to vote online here

Mississippi

    • Deadline: October 5th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register in person here

Missouri

    • Deadline: October 7th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

Montana

    • Deadline: October 4th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register in person here
    • Late registration can be done here

Nebraska

    • Deadline: October 16th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Same-day registration available at polling locations
    • Register to vote online here

Nevada

    • Deadline: October 6th, 2020 (mail) October 29th, 2020 (online)
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here

New Hampshire

    • Deadline: 6-13 days before the election deadline, varies by county
    • Register in person at your city clerk’s office
    • No online registration available
    • To find your town’s voter deadline, click here

New Jersey

    • Deadline: October 13th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • No online registration available
    • Register in person here

New Mexico

    • Deadline: October 6th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • In Person registration: October 31st, 2020
    • Register to vote online here

New York

    • Deadline: October 9th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

North Carolina

    •  Deadline: October 9th, 2020 
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here
    • Same-day in-person registration available at at select locations through October 31st, 2020

North Dakota

    •  North Dakota does not have voter registration. Bring valid proof of ID and residency to the polls in order to vote.

Ohio

    • Deadline: October 5th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

Oklahoma

    • Deadline: October 9th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register in person here

Oregon

    • October 13th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here

Pennsylvania

  • Deadline: October 19th, 2020
  • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
  • Register to vote online here 

Rhode Island

    • Deadline: October 4th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Same-day registration available on Election Day at these locations
    • Register to vote online here

South Carolina

    • Deadline: October 4th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

South Dakota

    • Deadline: October 19th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register in person here

Tennessee

    • Deadline: October 5th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

Texas

    • Deadline: October 5th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register in person here

Utah

    • Deadline: October 4th, 2020 (mail) October 27th, 2020 (online)
    • Request your paper registration here
    • Same-day registration available at polling places
    • Register to vote online here

Vermont

    • No deadline to register
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

Virginia

    • Deadline: October 12th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

Washington

    • Deadline: October 26th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • No deadline for in person registration
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

West Virginia

    • Deadline: October 13th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

Wisconsin

    • Deadline: October 14th, 2020
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Same Day registration available at polling places on Election Day
    • Register to vote online here
    • Register in person here

Wyoming

    • Deadline: October 19th, 2020 (mail)
    • Fill out, print, and mail in this registration form
    • Same day registration available at polling places on Election Day
    • Register in person here

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