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Early Voting

Early voting is not available.

You may vote absentee in person 15 days before an election at all 40 regional elections' offices and you can vote at the airport absentee voting stations on Election Day from 7:00am to 8:00pm.

In-person early voting begins 27 days before the election and ends the Friday before the election. You may vote early in person at the County Recorder's office or on-site voting locations designated by the county recorder.

Depending on the type of election being conducted, you may early vote during the 7 or 15 days before Election Day. During primary and general elections, early voting is available between 8am-6pm Monday-Friday and 10am-5pm on the Monday before the Election. For more information check your state's resource.

California voters can vote early either in person at their county elections office, or by using the vote-by-mail system. Any registered voter may vote early instead of going to the polls on Election Day.

All valid vote-by-mail ballots are counted in every election in California, regardless of the outcome or closeness of any race.

Once your application is processed by your county elections official, your ballot will be sent to you. After you have voted, insert your ballot in the envelope provided, making sure you complete all required information on the envelope. You may return your voted vote-by-mail ballot by 1) mailing it to your county elections official; 2) returning it in person to a polling place or the elections office in your county on Election Day; or 3) authorizing a relative or person living in the same household as you to return the ballot on your behalf. Regardless of how the ballot is returned, it MUST be received by the county elections office by the time polls close at 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. Late-arriving vote-by-mail ballots will not be counted.

Early voting is available and no excuse is required.

Early voting is available during regular business hours for 8 days before a primary election and for 15 days before a General election.

Each county clerk and recorder shall provide one or more early voting polling place(s), each of which shall be accessible to persons with disabilities. Information regarding early voting availability, locations, and schedules may be obtained by visiting your county website or by contacting your county clerk and recorder's office.

Early voting is not available.

You may vote by absentee ballot in-person at your local election official's office. Contact the local your local election official's office to determine when absentee ballots will be available and the hours for voting. Be sure to take proof of identity with you when you go to vote.

Early voting information can be found at the DC Board of Elections website.

Early voting begins 15 days before the election. Early voting takes place between 8:30am and 7:00pm every day including Sundays! If Early Voting falls on a Federal holiday no early voting will take place.

Early voting ends three days before the election.

You may register to vote during early voting (and on Election Day), you must just show proof of residence. Acceptable forms of proof of residence include:

  • Copy of a current and valid government-issued photo identification
  • Utility bill for water, gas, electricity, cable, internet, telephone, or cellular phone service issued no earlier than 90 days before the election
  • Savings, checking, credit, or money market account statement from a bank or credit union issued no earlier than 90 days before the election
  • Paycheck, stub, or earning statement that includes the employer’s name, address, and telephone number and was issued no earlier than 90 days before the election
  • Government-issued document or check from a federal or District agency, other than the Board of Elections, issued no earlier than 90 days before the election
  • Current residential lease or rental agreement
  • Occupancy statement from a District homeless shelter issued no earlier than 90 days before the election
  • Tuition or housing bill from a District of Columbia college or university issued for the current academic or housing term

 

Florida state early voting, at a minimum, begins 10 days before an election and ends on the third day before an election. During this period, early voting is conducted no less than 8 hours but not more than 12 hours per day on each day during the period. Supervisors of Elections designate early voting sites 30 days before an election, contact your Supervisor of Elections for locations in your county. Supervisors of elections have the option to offer additional early voting on the 11th-15th day before the election, or the 2nd day before the election.

Voters who want to vote early should remember to bring a photo and signature ID with them. Contact your Supervisor of Elections for dates, times and locations in your county.

 

As Election Day approaches, your county may have multiple early voting sites and even extended hours. Voting times and locations for your precinct can be found here.

Any voter registered in Georgia may vote absentee in person. Absentee in person voting begins the 4th Monday before the election. Please note that you cannot vote on the day right before the Tuesday election.

VOTER SERVICE CENTERS: Voter Service Centers will be open in each county beginning ten (10) business days before the election. Voter Service Centers provide accessible in-person voting, same day voter registration, and collection of voted ballots. Voter service centers are open ten business days prior to the election and on Election Day.

To find the location of a Voter Service Center in your county of residence go to elections.hawaii.gov or contact your city or county clerk.

PLACES OF DEPOSIT: Places of deposit are established beginning five (5) business days before the election for voters to drop off their voted mail ballot packet to be collected by the County Elections Division. The locations and hours of operation are available at elections.hawaii.gov or by contacting your local city or county clerk.

Voting before election day at an absentee polling place is available. Contact your county clerk for dates, times and location of the absentee polling place in your county.

 

Early voting is available to all voters beginning 40 days before an election and ends the day before the election. Locations and hours for early voting are determined by each election authority.

For more information about early voting locations, check our your state's resource.

 

In-person early voting can be done at your board of elections beginning 28 days before Election Day and no later than 12:00 pm on the day before Election Day. Each county has their own schedules, so be sure to check what the dates and times are in your area.

 

In-person Absentee Voting is available in Iowa beginning 40 days before an election. Voting takes place in the county auditor's office.

You may vote absentee in-person until the day before Election Day, unless polling places open at noon on Election Day. In that case, you may vote absentee in-person from 8am-11am on Election Day.

You are required to show an ID when voting early in person. You can find more information on acceptable forms of ID, here.

You may vote in person at your county elections office starting the Tuesday before Election Day, or up to 20 days before the election, depending on the county. Some counties offer satellite voting sites during the 20-day advance voting period. To find such locations, contact your county election office.

A voting machine is available at your county clerk's office 12 (or more) working days before the election for you to vote early if you are qualified. You must fulfill one of the below criteria in order to be eligible:

  • You will be out of the county on Election Day
  • You are advanced in age, disabled, or ill
  • You are military, their dependents, or an overseas citizen
  • You are military personnel confined to base and learn of your confinement within seven days or less of an election
  • You are a student or resident who temporarily resides outside of the county
  • You have surgery scheduled and will require hospitalization on Election Day
  • You are a spouse of a voter who is having surgery on Election day
  • You are a pregnant woman in your third trimester
  • You are a precinct election officer appointed to serve in precinct other than your own, an alternate precinct officer, a county board of elections member, a county board of elections member of staff, a deputy county clerk, or a state board of elections member of staff

You do not need a reason to vote early.

Voters who want to vote early for any election may do so in person at their parish Registrar of Voters office or at designated locations in the parish from 14 days to seven days before any scheduled election. For more information on dates and locations for early voting, please use your state's resource.

You may vote absentee at the clerk's office as soon as absentee ballots are available. Absentee ballots are available 30 days before the election at the municipal clerk's office.

Early voting starts the 2nd Thursday before election day and runs through Thursday before the election.

You can now register to vote at the early voting centers! In order to register at the center you must bring a document that proves where you live. Examples of acceptable documents are:

  • Maryland driver's license or ID card
  • Change of address card
  • Paycheck
  • Bank statement
  • Utility bill
  • Other government document with your name and address

For Early Voting locations, please use your state's resource or contact your local board of elections.

ALERT: Due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) early voting for the 2020 elections has been extended. In-person voting for the September 1st Primary will be held August 22-28. Early voting for the November 3rd General election will take place October 17-30. Early voting locations will be posted here at least one week before early voting begins.

Early voting is currently available in Massachusetts only for statewide general elections on even-numbered years.  When available, early voting begins 11 days before and ends 2 days before Election Day.

Beginning 45 days before the Election you can vote early in person or apply for an absentee ballot at your City/Township Clerk's office. You can apply for the absentee ballot and vote that ballot during the same visit! Early voting continues until 4pm the day before the Election.

If you prefer, you can bring your ballot home to vote, just be sure to return the ballot by 8pm on Election Day.

City/Township Clerk offices must be open for at least 8 hours the weekend before the Election to allow for registration and voting by absentee ballot. To check your specific clerk's hours, please click here.

You can vote early at your local elections office. For most elections, early voting takes place during normal business hours beginning 46 days before the election.

For federal, state or county elections, early voting locations must be open the last Saturday before the election (10am-3pm), and the day before the election until 5pm.

If you are not registered before going to vote early, you may register in person as long as you show a proof of residence.

Some places may have additional early voting hours. Be sure to contact your local election official for more information.

 

Early voting does not exist in Mississippi. However, you may vote absentee ballot in person at your local circuit clerk's office (office hours vary, check with your local clerk's office).

There is no early voting in Missouri. Please check out Absentee Voting to see how to vote before Election Day.

Montana has early voting in the form of in-person absentee voting that allows voter, as soon as absentee ballots are available, to receive, mark and submit an absentee ballot in person at the election office or by mail to the election office. However, ballots are not counted until election day. Early-in person absentee voting does not require a reason and starts as soon as ballots are available – by not later than 30 days before an election. For more information about times and locations please contact your local election officials.

Early voting is available from 30 days before a statewide election and 15 days before a special election. For more information on early voting, please see the section on Absentee Ballot Process.

 

Early voting is available and takes place at locations throughout the state beginning 14 days before an election. Please contact your local county clerk's office for specific dates and times.

New Hampshire does not have early voting.

In person absentee voting is allowed and no excuse is required. Early voting begins 45 days before the election and ends at 3pm the day before the election.

You may vote early at your County Clerks office beginning 28 days before an election. Early voting at alternate sites begins on the third Saturday before the election in many counties. Early voting information may be found at this state website.

Beginning Fall 2019 - NY will have early voting available! Early voting begins 10 days before the election and continues through two days before the election (not voting the day before Election Day). Each county has multiple voting sites available. Each voting site has different hours, so check www.nyearlyvoting.org to determine the best voting site for you.

For more information on your specific counties early voting rules, please visit the LWVNY early voting website!

One-stop absentee voting (early voting) begins on the third Thursday before the election and ends at 5pm the last Friday before the election. One-stop absentee voting takes place at either the County Board of Elections office or an alternate site if your County Board office is not able to handle in-person voting.

If you are not registered by the registration deadline, you may register during the one-stop early voting period and vote that same day. In order to register during the one-stop early voting period, you must show proof of address. This can include a valid and current photo ID or any document showing your name and current address.

For specific locations of where you can vote, please click here.

 

Early voting is available and no excuse is required. Please check with local county election officials for specific dates and times.

Early voting starts 28 days before the election. All registered voters may request and vote an absentee ballot in person at their county board of elections or voting center as designated by the county. For specific information on times and locations contact your board of elections.

In person absentee voting will be available at your County Election Board on the Thursday (8am to 6pm), and Friday (8am to 6pm) before each election. If it is a Federal or State election, in person absentee voting will also be available on the Saturday (9am to 2pm) before the election.

You can vote early and in person at your county elections office. Please contact them for specific dates and times.

Pennsylvania does not have early voting. If you meet any of the below requirements you may vote before Election Day through an Absentee Ballot or mail in ballot process. You can find the absentee ballot information here, and the vote by mail information here.

Early Voting is now available for all Rhode Island voters! Early voting takes place in the 20 days before the Election and takes place at your city or town hall during their regular business hours. Just be sure to bring your photo ID with you in order to cast your ballot. Otherwise, early voting is very similar to Election Day voting at your polling location.

You can vote early in person by visiting your county voter registration office and completing an application for absentee ballot. You may then vote absentee in person until 5pm on the day before the election.

Voters who qualify to vote absentee may also go to the office of the county auditor, complete an absentee ballot application and vote in the office.

Early voting is available and no excuse is required. The early voting period for generally begins 20 days before and ends 5 days before Election Day. For the Presidential Preference Primary, the early voting ends 7 days before the election. There is no Early Voting on holidays, however, Saturday Early Voting is available.

You should bring your voter registration card plus an acceptable photo ID when you vote early.

In a city election where there is not any opposition on the ballot there is no early voting.

For more information on early voting, contact your local county election commission office.

 

In person early voting is available to any registered voter in Texas beginning on the 17th day (12th day before a May election) before an election  - unless it's a weekend then early voting starts on Monday, and ending on the fourth day before Election Day. No excuse is needed to vote early in person. Early voting in person is conducted in the building that houses the office of the County Clerk or City Secretary, or in a place designated by the County Commissioners or City Council.

 

In person early voting is allowed and no excuse is required. Early voting begins two weeks before Election Day and ends the Friday before Election Day. The polls will be open for at least 4 hours each early voting day and will close at 5pm on the last early voting day.

In order to vote during the early voting period, you must show a valid voter ID. This is either a form of ID that has you name and photo or two forms of ID that bear your name and show evidence of your residence. To see the complete list of acceptable ID, please visit your state's website.

 

Early voting is also available in Vermont with no excuse required. You may vote at your town clerk's office in person any time 45 days before a primary or general election or 20 days before a municipal election.

All voters are eligible for absentee voting either in-person or by mail for 45 days before the election, and can request mail ballots be sent to you for an entire year.

First time voters  in their county or city, who registered by mail, are qualified to vote by mail only if one of six excuses apply.

The County Clerk is responsible for early voting. The locations will be in the County Courthouse, annex or on the property of the courthouse. The regular period of early voting begins 13 days before the election and ends 3 days before the election. Voting is available during regular business hours and on any Saturday on or between the 13th and 3rd days before the election.

Contact your county clerk for more information on times and locations.

Early voting is available in the form of in-person absentee voting.

Each city, village and town in Wisconsin is responsible for setting the dates and hours of in-person absentee voting for their municipality, though it can begin no earlier than 14 days before the election and ends no later than the Sunday before the election.  To find the dates and hours for in-person absentee voting where you live, contact your municipal clerk.

In person absentee voting takes place at the county clerk office 40 days before an election. It is not available on election day.

For more information on times and locations contact your county clerk.