State
Registration Deadline
Election Day Registration?
Online Voter Registration
Description
Alabama
Oct. 22
Postmarked or submitted 15 days before the election.
Alaska
Oct. 7
Postmarked or submitted 30 days before the election.
Arizona
Oct. 9
Received 29 days before Election Day.
Arkansas
Oct. 9
Postmarked or submitted 30 days before Election Day.  If it falls on a Sunday, 29 days before Election Day.
California
In-Person: Election Day, Nov. 6
By Mail: Oct. 29
Online: Oct. 22
 In-person through Election Day
If the voter registration deadline has passed, you can still conditionally register to vote and cast a provisional ballot in person at your County Elections Office through Election Day.
Colorado
In-Person: Election Day, Nov. 6
By Mail: Oct. 29
Online: Oct. 29
 In-person through Election Day
You can register and cast a ballot up through Election Day by appearing in-person at a Voter Service and Polling Center.
Connecticut Oct. 30 Or in-person on Election Day Yes, Click Here Postmarked or submitted 7 days before the election online, mail or in person. On Election Day at designated locations in each city or town.
Delaware
Oct. 13
Postmarked or submitted by the fourth Saturday before a general or primary election.
District of Columbia
In-person: Election Day, Nov. 6
By Mail: Oct. 16
Online: Oct. 16
 In-person through Election Day
Received 21 days before the election.
Florida
Oct. 9
Postmarked or submitted 29 days before Election Day.  If you have returned from a deployment outside the US after the deadline you can register until 5 pm, Nov. 2.
Georgia
Oct. 9
Postmarked or submitted 29 days before Election Day.
Hawaii
Oct. 9
 Or in-person on Election Day
Received 29 days before Election Day.
Idaho
Oct. 12
 In-person through Election Day
Postmarked or submitted 25 days before Election Day. On Election Day with proof of residence at your polling place.
Illinois
In-person: Election Day, Nov. 6
By Mail: Oct. 9
Online: Oct. 21
 In-person through Election Day
Postmarked or submitted 28 days before the election. In person anytime after mail deadline and on Election Day at sites designated by your county election office.
Indiana
Oct. 9
Postmarked or submitted 29 days before the election.
Iowa
Oct. 27
 Or in-person on Election Day
Received 10 days before election. On Election Day at your polling place.
Kansas
Oct. 16
Postmarked or submitted online or in person 21 days before the election if mailed.
Kentucky
Oct. 9
Postmarked or submitted 29 days before the election.
Louisiana
In-Person: Oct. 9
By Mail: Oct. 9
Online: Oct. 16
Received 30 days before Election Day unless that falls on a Sunday, in which case it is 29 days before Election Day.
Maine
In-person: Election Day, Nov. 6
By Mail: Oct. 16
In-person on Election Day
If mailed or from a registration drive, received by the 21st day before the election. Anytime in-person at your election office and on Election Day at your polling place.
Maryland
In-person: Nov. 1
By Mail: Oct. 16
Online: Oct. 16
Or in-person during early voting
Postmarked or submitted 21 days before the election.
Massachusetts
Oct. 17
Postmarked or submitted 20 days before the election.
Michigan
Oct. 9
Postmarked or submitted 30 days before the election.
Minnesota
In-person: Election Day, Nov.6
By Mail:Oct. 16
Online: Oct. 16
 In-person through Election Day
Received 21 days before the election. On Election Day at your polling place.
Mississippi
In-person: Oct. 8
By Mail:Oct. 9
Postmarked or submitted by the 5th Saturday before Election Day.
Missouri
Oct. 10
Postmarked or submitted by the 4th Wednesday before Election Day.
Montana
In-person: Election Day, Nov. 6
By Mail: Oct. 9
 In-person through Election Day
Postmarked 30 days before the election unless it’s a Sunday in which case it’s 29 days. In person anytime after the advance deadline at your county election office including on Election Day.
Nebraska
In-person: Oct.26
By Mail: Oct. 19
Online:Oct. 19
Postmarked the third Friday before the election by mail. Received in person from voter at local election office the second Friday before the election.
Nevada
In-person: Oct. 16
By Mail: Oct. 9
Online: Oct. 18
31 days before Election Day by mail. 21 days if online or in-person.
New Hampshire
In-person: Election Day, Nov. 6
By Mail: Oct. 24
 In-person through Election Day
Received 10 days before the election by mail. On Election Day at your polling place.
New Jersey
Oct. 16
Received 21 days before the election. On Election Day at your polling place.
New Mexico
Oct. 9
Postmarked or submitted 28 days before the election. In person anytime after mail deadline and on Election Day at sites designated by your county election office.
New York
Oct. 12
Postmarked 25 days and received 20 days before the election. Submitted in-person 25 days before the election.
North Carolina
In-person: Nov. 3
By Mail: Oct. 12
Postmarked or submitted 25 days before the election.
North Dakota
none
North Dakota does not have voter registration.
Ohio
Oct. 9
Received 30 days before election.
Oklahoma
Oct. 12
Postmarked or submitted 25 days before the election.
Oregon
Oct. 16
Received 21 days before the election
Pennsylvania
Oct. 9
Received 30 days before the election. On Election Day at city or town hall in presidential year for office of president only.
Rhode Island
Oct. 7
Received 30 days before the election. On Election Day at city or town hall in presidential year for office of president only.
South Carolina
Oct. 17
Postmarked or submitted 30 days before the election.
South Dakota
Oct. 22
Received 15 days before the election.
Tennessee
Oct. 9
Postmarked or submitted 30 days before the election.
Texas
Oct. 9
Postmarked or submitted 30 days before the election.
Utah
In-person: Oct. 30
By Mail: Oct. 9
Online: Oct. 30
Postmarked 30 days before the election by mail. Submitted 7 days before election online or in person at county election office.
Vermont
Nov. 6
 In-person through Election Day
Virginia
Oct. 15
Postmarked or submitted 22 days before the election.
Washington
In-person: Oct. 29
By Mail: Oct. 8
Online: Oct. 8
Postmarked or submitted the Monday four weeks before the election by mail or online. Submitted in person on the Monday one week before the election in person.
West Virginia
Oct. 16
Postmarked or submitted 21 days before the election.
Wisconsin
In-person: Election Day, Nov. 6
Online: Oct. 17
By Mail: Oct. 17
In-person through Election Day
Postmarked 20 days before the election. In-person by the voter the Friday before the election. On Election Day at your polling place.
Wyoming
In-person: Election Day, Nov. 6
By Mail: Oct. 22
In-person through Election Day
You may register and vote at the same time — during the absentee voting period or on Election Day.

Last updated October 2, 2018