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Eligibility Requirements

New York Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to vote in New York, you must be:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • 18 years old by the date of the general, primary or other election in which you want to vote
  • A resident of your present address for at least 30 days before the election
  • Not in jail or on parole for a felony conviction
  • Not claiming the right to vote elsewhere
  • Not adjudged mentally incometent by a court

New Mexico1

To be eligible to vote in New Mexico, you must be:

  • A resident of New Mexico
  • A citizen of the United States
  • Not legally declared mentally incapacitated
  • Not a convicted felon, or a felon who has completed all of the terms and condition of sentencing
  • 18 years or older at the time of the next election

Mississippi Eligibility Reqirement

To be eligible to vote in Mississippi you must be:

  • A resident of Mississippi for 30 days before the election
  • At least 18 years old, or will be 18 by the next General Election
  • Not declared mentally incompetent by a court
  • Not convicted of a disenfranchising crime

Missouri Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to vote in Missouri you must be:

  • 17.5 years old and 18 years old by Election Day
  • A U.S. citizen
  • A Missouri resident and must be registered to vote in the jurisdiction of the person's domicile prior to the election
  • Not confined under a sentence of imprisonment
  • Not on probation or parole after the conviction of a felony
  • Not convicted of a felony or misdemeanor connected with voting or the right of suffrage

Montana Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to vote in Montana you must be:

  • Registered as required by law
  • At least 18 years old on or before Election Day
  • A U.S. citizen
  • A resident of Montana and of the county in which you intend to vote for at least 30 days
  • Not convicted of a felony, serving a sentence in a penal institution
  • Not judged in a court of law to be of unsound mind

Nebraska1

To be eligible to vote in Nebraska, you must be:

Minnesota1

To be eligible to vote in Minnesota you must be:

  • At least 18 years old on Election Day
  • A citizen of the United States
  • A resident of Minnesota for 20 days immediately preceding Election Day
  • Not under court-ordered guardianship in which the court order revokes your right to vote or not been found by a court to be legally incompetent to vote
  • Not convicted of a felony, your felony sentence has expired (been completed,) or you have been discharged from your sentence
  • Not have been ruled legally incompetent by a court of law

Massachusetts Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to vote in Massachusetts, you must be:

  • A US citizen
  • A resident of Massachusetts
  • At least 18 years old on or before Election Day
  • Not be under legal guardianship with respect to voting, in prison for a felony, or convicted of election fraud (even if the prison term is completed)

Louisiana Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to vote in Louisiana you must be:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • A resident of Louisiana
  • At least 17 years old (16 years old if registering in person at the Registrar of Voters office or Louisiana DMV) and 18 years old prior to the next election to vote
  • Not currently under an order of imprisonment for conviction of a felony
  • Not currently under a judgment of interdiction for mental incompetence

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