Registered to Vote this November? State by State Deadlines

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Voter Registration deadlines, by State:  

Check below for your state’s deadline to Register in your state, date to Request Ballot by, date to Return Ballot.

Alabama




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/24/2008


Request ballot by: 10/30/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008*


*Postmarked by the day before election day


**Postmarked by election day

Alaska




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/05/2008


Request ballot by: 10/25/2008


Return ballot by: 11/19/2008*


*Postmarked by election day

Arizona




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 11/04/2008


Request ballot by: 11/04/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Arkansas




General Election: 11/04/2008


Registration not required


Request ballot by: 10/28/2008


Return ballot by: 11/14/2008

California



General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/20/2008


Request ballot by: 10/28/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Colorado




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/06/2008


Request ballot by: 10/31/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Connecticut



General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 11/03/2008


Request ballot by: 11/03/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Delaware



General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/20/2008


Request ballot by: 10/31/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

District of Columbia


General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/6/2008*


Request ballot by: 10/27/2008


Return ballot by: 11/14/2008**


*Postmark by registration dates above


**Postmark by election day

Florida




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/06/2008


Request ballot by: 10/29/2008


Return ballot by: 11/14/2008

Georgia




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/06/2008


Request ballot by: 10/31/2008


Return ballot by: 11/07/2008*


*Postmarked by election day

Hawaii




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/06/2008


Request ballot by: 10/28/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Idaho




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/10/2008*


Request ballot by: 10/29/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008


*Postmarked 25 days before the election

Illinois




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/04/2008


Request ballot by: 10/25/2008


Return ballot by: 11/18/2008*


*Postmarked by the day before the election

Indiana




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/06/2008


Request ballot by: 10/27/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Iowa




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: No fixed deadline, submit early


Request ballot by: No fixed deadline, submit early


Return ballot by: 11/10/2008*


*Postmarked by the day before the election

Kansas




General Election: 11/04/2008


Registration is not required


Request ballot by: 10/31/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Kentucky




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/28/2008*


Request ballot by: 10/28/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008


*Postmarked at least 29 days before the election

Louisiana



General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/06/2008


Request ballot by: 11/03/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Maine




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 11/04/2008


Request ballot by: 11/04/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Maryland




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/14/2008*


Request ballot by: 10/28/2008


Return ballot by: 11/14/2008**


*Postmarked at least 21 days before the election


**Postmarked by election day

Massachusetts



General Election: 11/04/2008


Registration not required


Request ballot by: 11/03/2008


Return ballot by: 11/14/2008*


*Postmarked by election day

Michigan




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 11/04/2008


Request ballot by: 11/01/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Minnesota



General Election: 11/04/2008


Registration not required


Request ballot by: 11/03/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Mississippi



General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/05/2008


Request ballot by: 10/05/2008


Return ballot by: 11/03/2008

Missouri




General Election: 11/04/2008


Registration not required


Request ballot by: 10/29/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Montana




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/06/2008


Request ballot by: 11/03/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Nebraska




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/17/2008


Request ballot by: 10/29/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Nevada




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/04/2008*


Request ballot by: 10/28/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008


*Postmarked or received these dates

New Hampshire



General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 11/03/2008


Request ballot by: 11/03/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

New Jersey



General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/31/2008


Request ballot by: 10/31/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

New Mexico



General Election: 11/04/2008


Registration not required


Request ballot by: 10/31/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

New York



General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/10/2008*


Request ballot by: 10/28/2008


Return ballot by: 11/11/2008**


*Postmarked at least 25 days before the election


** Postmarked by the day before the election

North Carolina



General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 11/03/2008


Request ballot by: 11/03/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

North Dakota



General Election: 11/04/2008


Registration not required


Request ballot by: 09/25/2008


Return ballot by: 11/07/2008*


*Postmarked by the day before the election

Ohio




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/06/2008


Request ballot by: 11/01/2008


Return ballot by: 11/14/2008*


*Postmarked by election day

Oklahoma



General Election: 11/04/2008


Registration not required


Request ballot by: 10/29/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Oregon




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/30/2008*


Request ballot by: 10/30/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008


*Postmarked at least 21 days before the election

Pennsylvania



General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/06/2008


Request ballot by: 11/03/2008


Return ballot by: 11/11/2008*


* Postmarked by the day before election day

Rhode Island



General Election: 11/04/2008


Registration not required


Request ballot by: 10/14/2008*


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008


*A voter may request a ballot to vote only for President and Vice-President by 10/28/2008

South Carolina



General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/04/2008


Request ballot by: 10/31/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

South Dakota



General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/20/2008


Request ballot by: 11/04/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Tennessee



General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/06/2008


Request ballot by: 10/28/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Texas




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/06/2008


Request ballot by: 10/28/2008


Return ballot by: 11/10/2008

Utah




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/15/2008


Request ballot by: 10/15/2008


Return ballot by: 11/18/2008*


*Postmarked by the day before the election

Vermont




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/29/2008*


Request ballot by: 11/03/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008


*Postmarked by the second Monday before election day

Virginia




General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/06/2008


Request ballot by: 10/28/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Washington



General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 11/04/2008


Request ballot by: 11/04/2008


Return ballot by: 11/25/2008*


* Ballot return envelope must be dated no later than election day.

West Virginia



General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/14/2008


Request ballot by: 10/29/2008


Return ballot by:  11/10/2008

Wisconsin



General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/15/2008


Request ballot by: 10/30/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008

Wyoming



General Election: 11/04/2008


Register by: 10/06/2008


Request ballot by: 11/03/2008


Return ballot by: 11/04/2008


 

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