General Election Voter Registration Dates

State Voter Registration Absentee Ballot Request Absentee Ballot Return Early In-Person Voting Website
Alabama 10/24/2016 11/3/2016 Hand delivered or postmarked by November 7, 2016 Early voting is not available in Alabama https://www.alabamavotes.gov/
Alaska Postmarked by October 9, 2016; Email or fax received by October 9, 2016 Received by October 29, 2016 Postmarked by November 8, 2016 October 24, 2016 – November 8, 2016 https://www.elections.alaska.gov/
American Samoa Received by October 10, 2016 Received by October 24, 2016 Received by November 8, 2016 Early voting is not available in American Samoa http://www.americansamoaelectionoffice.org/
Arizona 10/10/2016 10/28/2016 11/8/2016 October 12, 2016 – November 8, 2016 http://www.azsos.gov/elections
Arkansas 10/10/2016 November 1, 2016 if by post, fax or email; November 7, 2016 if in-person 11/8/2016 October 24, 2016 – November 7, 2016 http://www.sos.arkansas.gov/elections/Pages/default.aspx
California 10/24/2016 11/1/2016 Postmarked by November 8, 2016; Received by November 11, 2016 Dates vary by county: contact local election official http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/
Colorado October 31, 2016 (Election Day Registration is available) Domestic voters must update their voter registration/mailing address by October 31. All active voters are mailed a ballot, so no ballot request needed. Transmitted by 7pm MT on November 8, 2016; Received by November 16, 2016 October 24, 2016 – November 8, 2016 http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/electionInfo.html
Connecticut November 1, 2016 (Election Day Registration is available) 11/7/2016 11/8/2016 Early voting is not available in Connecticut http://www.ct.gov/sots/cwp/view.asp?a=3179&q=528074&sotsNav=|
Delaware 10/15/2016 November 7, 2016 by Noon EDT November 8, 2016 by 8pm EDT Early voting is not available in Delware http://elections.delaware.gov/index.shtml
District of Columbia 10/17/2016 11/1/2016 11/8/2016 October 30, 2016 – November 8, 2016 https://www.dcboee.org/default.asp
Florida 10/11/2016 11/2/2016 11/8/2016 October 29, 2016 – November 5, 2016 http://dos.myflorida.com/elections/
Georgia 10/11/2016 Recommeded 30 days priort to election: September 20, 2016 11/8/2016 Begins October 17, 2016 http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/elections
Guam 10/28/2016 Received by November 5, 2016 Postmarked by November 8, 2016 October 10,2016-November 7, 2016 (In-person absentee) http://gec.guam.gov/
Hawaii 10/10/2016 11/1/2016 11/8/2016 October 25, 2016 – November 5, 2016 http://elections.hawaii.gov/
Idaho 10/14/2016 11/2/2016 11/8/2016 October 24, 2016 – November 4, 2016 http://www.idahovotes.gov/
Illinois October 11, 2016 (Grace Period until November 8, 2016) November 3, 2016, November 7, 2016 if requesting in person 11/8/2016 September 29, 2016 – November 7, 2016 https://www.elections.il.gov/
Indiana 10/11/2016 Post received by October 31, 2016; In-person request by noon, November 7, 2016 11/8/2016 After October 11, 2016 (In-person Absentee Voting) http://www.in.gov/sos/elections/
Iowa 10/29/2016 11/4/2016 11/8/2016 In-person Absentee Voting: Varies by county; contact local election official https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/voterinformation/
Kansas 10/18/2016 11/4/2016 11/8/2016 November 1, 2016 – November 8, 2016 http://www.sos.ks.gov/
Kentucky 10/11/2016 11/1/2016 11/8/2016 In-person Absentee Voting: Varies by county; contact local election official http://elect.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Louisiana 10/11/2016 November 4, 2016 by 4:30pm CST November 7, 2016 by 4:30pm CST October 25, 2016 – November 1, 2016 http://www.sos.la.gov/ElectionsAndVoting/GetElectionInformation/Pages/default.aspx
Maine Per post by October 18, 2016; Same Day Voter Registration is available 11/3/2016 11/8/2016 In-person Absentee Voting: contact local election official http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/
Maryland 10/18/2016 November 1, 2016 for ballot by mail; November 4, 2016 for electronic ballot Postmarked by November 8, 2016; Received by November 18, 2016 October 27, 2016 – November 3, 2016 http://www.elections.state.md.us/
Massachusetts 10/19/2016 November 7, 2016 by 12 pm EST 11/8/2016 October 24, 2016 – November 4, 2016 Early Voting http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/
Michigan 10/11/2016 Received by November 5, 2016 by 2 pm Received by November 8, 2016 by 8pm Sep 24, 2016 – November 7, 2016; In-person Absentee Voting; contact local election office http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-1633—,00.html
Minnesota October 18, 2016 (Election Day Registration is available) No deadline 11/8/2016 September 23, 2016 – November 7, 2016 http://www.sos.state.mn.us/
Mississippi Postmarked by October 8, 2016 Post received by November 7, 2016; In-person request by November 5, 2015 by 12pm CST 11/8/2016 Early voting is not available in Mississippi http://www.sos.ms.gov/elections-voting/pages/default.aspx
Missouri 10/12/2016 November 2, 2016 by 5 pm 11/8/2016 Early voting is not available in Missouri http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/
Montana 10/11/2016 November 7, 2016 by 12 pm 11/8/2016 October 10, 2016 – November 7, 2016; In-person Absentee Voting http://sos.mt.gov/elections/
Nebraska 10/21/2016 November 2, 2016 by 4 pm 11/8/2016 October 3, 2016 – November 7, 2016 http://www.sos.ne.gov/elec/
Nevada October 8, 2016; October 18, 2016 if online or in-person 11/1/2016 11/8/2016 October 22, 2016 – November 4, 2016 https://nvsos.gov/index.aspx?page=3
New Hampshire 10/29/2016 11/7/2016 November 8, 2016 if by mail Early voting is not available in New Hampshire http://sos.nh.gov/Elections.aspx
New Jersey 10/18/2016 November 1, 2016 if by mail; November 7, 2016 3:00 pm in person November 8, 2016 by 8pm Early voting is not available in New Jersey http://www.njelections.org/
New Mexico 10/11/2016 11/4/2016 11/8/2016 Begins October 12, 2016 http://www.sos.state.nm.us/
New York Postmarked by October 14, 2016 and received by October 19, 2016; In-person by October 14, 2016 Postmarked by November 1, 2016; In-person by November 7, 2016 Postmarked by November 7, 2016, Received by November 15, 2016 Early voting is not available in New York http://www.elections.ny.gov/
North Carolina 10/14/2016 11/1/2016 11/8/2016 October 27, 2016 – November 5, 2016 http://www.ncsbe.gov/
North Dakota No voter registration required 11/7/2016 11/7/2016 Early Voting: contact local election official https://vip.sos.nd.gov/PortalList.aspx
Ohio 10/11/2016 11/5/2016 Postmarked November 7, 2016, Received by November 18, 2016, In-Person November 8, 2016 October 12, 2016 – November 7, 2016 http://www.sos.state.oh.us/elections.aspx
Oklahoma 10/14/2016 November 2, 2016 by 5pm 11/8/2016 November 3, 2016 8am – 6pm; November 4, 2016 8am 6pm; November 5, 2016 9am – 2pm https://www.ok.gov/elections/
Oregon 10/18/2016 11/3/2016 11/8/2016 Early voting is not available in Oregon http://sos.oregon.gov/voting-elections/Pages/default.aspx
Pennsylvania 10/11/2016 11/1/2016 11/4/2016 Early voting is not available in Pennsylvania http://www.dos.pa.gov/votingelections/Pages/default.aspx#.Vzda9_krLIU
Puerto Rico 9/19/2016 To be announced To be announced Early voting is not available in Puerto Rico http://ceepur.org/es-pr/Paginas/default.aspx
Rhode Island 10/9/2016 10/18/2016 11/8/2016 Early voting is not available in Rhode Island http://www.elections.state.ri.us/
South Carolina 10/8/2016 11/4/2016 11/8/2016 In-person Absentee Voting October 10, 2016 – November 7, 2016 http://www.scvotes.org/
South Dakota 10/24/2016 11/7/2016 11/8/2016 In-person Absentee Voting as of Sep 24, 2016 https://sdsos.gov/elections-voting/
Tennessee 10/11/2016 11/1/2016 11/8/2016 October 19, 2016 – November 3, 2016 http://sos.tn.gov/elections
Texas 10/11/2016 10/28/2016 11/8/2016 October 24, 2016 – November 4, 2016 http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/
Utah Post by October 11, 2016; Online or in-person by November 1, 2016 11/3/2016 11/8/2016 October 25, 2016 – November 4, 2016 https://elections.utah.gov/
Vermont 11/2/2016 11/7/2016 11/8/2016 September 25, 2016 – November 7, 2016 https://www.sec.state.vt.us/elections.aspx
Virginia 10/17/2016 November 1, 2016; In-person requests accepted until November 5, 2016 by 5pm 11/8/2016 Early voting is not available in Virginia http://elections.virginia.gov/
Virgin Islands To be announced To be announced To be announced Early voting is not available in the Virgin Islands http://www.vivote.gov/
Washington October 10, 2016 if by mail or online, October 31, 2016 if in-person Not Applicable: Washington has all mail elections. Ballots are mailed 18 days before the election. Not applicable: Washington has all mail elections. Ballots are due on Election Day. Early voting is not available Washington http://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/
West Virginia 10/18/2016 11/2/2016 Postmarked by November 8, 2016, Recieved by November 18, 2016; Hand delivered by November 7, 2016 October 26, 2016 – November 5, 2016 http://www.sos.wv.gov/elections/pages/default.aspx
Wisconsin October 19, 2016 if by mail, November 4, 2016 if in-person (Election Day Registration is available) 11/3/2016 Postmarked by November 8, 2016, Received by November 11, 2016 In-Person Absentee Voting available from October 24, 2016 to November 4, 2016 (not on weekends) http://www.gab.wi.gov/elections-voting
Wyoming 10/24/2016 11/7/2016 11/8/2016 In-Person Absentee Voting as of September 30, 2016 http://soswy.state.wy.us/elections/