2020 Election Voter Registration Deadlines: A State-by-State Guide

The 2020 election is approaching on November 3, 2020, and it's more important than ever to make sure you're registered to vote. (It takes two minutes to register online, and you can do so right here.) As of press time, the voter registration deadlines for the 2020 general election haven't changed. However, states like New York, Georgia, Louisiana, and New Jersey have postponed their presidential primary elections, which were scheduled March through May, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That being said, we're outlining the remaining primary election dates and their respective voter registration deadlines in our state-by-state guide, below, in addition to the existing voter registration deadlines for the general election.

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Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.


Alabama

General Election Deadline: October 19, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Alaska

General Election Deadline: October 4, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Arizona

General Election Deadline: October 5, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Arkansas

General Election Deadline: October 5, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


California

General Election Deadline: October 19, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Colorado

General Election Deadline: October 26, 2020

*Can register to vote in-person on election day.

REGISTER TO VOTE


Connecticut

New Primary Election Date: August 11, 2020

Primary Election Deadline: August 6, 2020

General Election Deadline: October 29, 2020

*Can register to vote in-person on election day.

REGISTER TO VOTE


Delaware

General Election Deadline: October 3, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Florida

General Election Deadline: October 5, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Georgia

General Election Deadline: October 5, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE

Hawaii

General Election Deadline: October 5, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Idaho

General Election Deadline: October 9, 2020

*Can register to vote in-person on election day.

REGISTER TO VOTE


Illinois

General Election Deadline: October 6, 2020 by mail; October 18, 2020 online

*Can register to vote in-person on election day.

REGISTER TO VOTE


Indiana

General Election Deadline: October 5, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Iowa

General Election Deadline: October 24, 2020

*Can register to vote in-person on election day.

REGISTER TO VOTE


Kansas

General Election Deadline: October 13, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Kentucky

General Election Deadline: October 5, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Louisiana

General Election Deadline: October 5 in-person or by mail; October 14 online

REGISTER TO VOTE


Maine

General Election Deadline: October 19, 2020

*Can register to vote in-person on election day.

REGISTER TO VOTE


Maryland

General Election Deadline: October 13, 2020

*Can register to vote in-person on election day.

REGISTER TO VOTE


Massachusetts

General Election Deadline: October 14, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Michigan

General Election Deadline: October 20, 2020

*Can register to vote in-person on election day.

REGISTER TO VOTE


Minnesota

General Election Deadline: October 13, 2020

*Can register to vote in-person on election day.

REGISTER TO VOTE


Mississippi

General Election Deadline: October 5, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Missouri

General Election Deadline: October 7, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Montana

General Election Deadline: October 5, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Nebraska

General Election Deadline: October 16, 2020 by mail or online

REGISTER TO VOTE


Nevada

General Election Deadline: October 6, 2020 by mail or in-person; October 29, 2020 online

REGISTER TO VOTE


New Hampshire

General Election Deadline: October 27, 2020

*Can register to vote in-person on election day.

REGISTER TO VOTE


New Jersey

General Election Deadline: October 13, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


New Mexico

General Election Deadline: October 6, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


New York

General Election Deadline: October 9, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


North Carolina

General Election Deadline: October 9, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


North Dakota

North Dakota does not have a voter registration process, according to Vote.org. You just need to bring a valid proof of ID and residency to the polls in order to vote.

FIND MY POLLING PLACE


Ohio

General Election Deadline: October 5, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Oklahoma

General Election Deadline: October 9, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Oregon

General Election Deadline: October 13, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Pennsylvania

General Election Deadline: October 19, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Rhode Island

General Election Deadline: October 4, 2020

*Can register to vote in-person on election day for presidential elections only.

REGISTER TO VOTE


South Carolina

General Election Deadline: October 5, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


South Dakota

General Election Deadline: October 19, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Tennessee

General Election Deadline: October 5, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Texas

General Election Deadline: October 5, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Utah

General Election Deadline: October 23, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Vermont

General Election Deadline: October 5, 2020

*Can register to vote in-person on election day.

REGISTER TO VOTE


Virginia

General Election Deadline: October 13, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Washington

General Election Deadline: October 26, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Washington, D.C.

General Election Deadline: October 13, 2020

*Can register to vote in-person on election day.

REGISTER TO VOTE


West Virginia

General Election Deadline: October 13, 2020

REGISTER TO VOTE


Wisconsin

General Election Deadline: October 14, 2020

*Can register to vote in-person on election day.

REGISTER TO VOTE


Wyoming

General Election Deadline: October 19, 2020

*Can register to vote in-person on election day.

REGISTER TO VOTE


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