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Early & Absentee Voting in Georgia

Note: As election rules change daily due to COVID-19, make sure to check back here and with your state frequently.

You can vote by mail in Georgia

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COVID-19 & Voting-By-Mail in Georgia

Atlanta will hold its mayoral election on Nov. 2nd. The voter registration deadline is Oct. 4th. Other local and special elections may be happening. Check with your County Registrar to see if there are local elections on Nov. 2nd.

In Georgia, you can vote in person during early voting, on Election Day, or by mail. Polling place hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Any registered voter who is standing in line by 7:00 p.m. will be allowed to vote.

 

More Early Voting & Absentee Voting Details for Georgia

The information provided is for the November 2nd Atlanta Mayoral Election 

Early Voting Dates: October 12th to October 29th

You can vote early (called “Advanced Voting”) in Atlanta from Oct. 12th to Oct. 29th at locations designated by your county. No excuse required.

To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than Oct. 22nd. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot you may return it in person or by mail. If returning by mail, it must be received by Nov. 2nd by 7 p.m. Alternatively, you can place it in one of your county’s secure ballot drop box during early voting hours or deliver it in-person to the Department of Registration & Elections on Nov. 2nd by 7 p.m.

Absentee ballot applications open August 16th. No excuse is required to request a by-mail ballot.

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Alabama N/A N/A

Early Voting Dates: Based on Absentee Ballot Dates 


You can vote in person with an absentee ballot at your county courthouse through the the absentee ballot request deadline. Be sure to bring valid photo ID.


To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot by the Thursday before Election Day. Include a copy of your photo ID with your application. Then, when you return your  ballot by mail, it must be postmarked by the day before Election Day and received by Election Day at NOON. Or you can drop it off in person to your Absentee Elections Manager by 5 p.m. on the day before Election Day.


When you return your ballot, it must include an affidavit that is affidavit is notarized or has the signatures of two witnesses and a copy of your photo ID. For more information or to track your ballot, contact your county’s Absentee Election Manger.


The absentee voting request period opens on Jan. 1st for each calendar year. You’ll need to give an excuse to vote via absentee ballot. Info here on what qualifies.


Yes
Alaska 03/22/2021 04/05/2021

Early Voting Dates: March 22nd to April 5th (exact dates and times vary by county)


If you have a municipal election on April 6th, you can vote in-person at your Regional Election’s Office from March 22nd to April 5th before the election. No excuse required. Click here for early voting locations.


To vote absentee-by-mail or electronic transmission, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot by March 27th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be postmarked by April 6th. You must sign the certificate on the return envelope with an adult witness or official authorized to administer oaths present, such as a notary.


The vote-by-mail application period opens on Jan. 1st. You can select to receive ballots by mail or electronically for all or select elections in the calendar year. Applications sent by mail must be received at least 10 days prior to the election date.


No
Arizona N/A N/A

Early Voting Dates: County specific 


You can vote in-person at your county elections office before the election. No excuse required. In Tucson, early voting starts October 11th. Other dates may vary by county. Check with your county election’s office to confirm dates for early voting during the election cycle.


To vote by mail, first you’ll need to apply for mail-in ballot by October 22nd at 5 p.m. Then, when you complete your ballot it must be received by 7 p.m. on Election Day by mail or in your local drop box. Tucson recommends that you mail your ballot no later than Oct. 27th.


You may also elect to be on Arizona’s Permanent Early Voting List for all elections. Submit a new registration form with this selections if it is your preference.


No
Arkansas N/A N/A

Early Voting Dates: TBD for 2022


You can vote in person at locations designated by your county from TBD for 2022 before the election. No excuse required.


To vote absentee-by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than 7 days before Election Day. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by 7:30 p.m. on Election Day. If delivering in person, you may drop off your ballot at your county clerk’s office by 5 p.m. the day before Election Day.


The absentee voting request period opens on Jan. 1st for each calendar year. You’ll need to give an excuse to vote via absentee ballot. Info here on what qualifies.


 


Yes
California N/A N/A

Early Voting Dates: September 11th to September 13th 


Many counties provide in-person early voting at select locations. Dates and locations are set by the county elections office and can be found here. No excuse required.


If you did not receive a ballot in the mail, you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than 7 days before Election Day. Then, when you complete your by-mail ballot, it must be postmarked by Election Day.


In California, you have the option to select “permanent absentee” on your California voter registration to receive all ballots by mail.


No
Colorado 10/25/2021 11/01/2021

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 25th to Nov. 2nd


If you are registered to vote by October 25th you will receive a ballot in the mail. Ballots may be returned in person to a drop box or Voter Service Center by 7 p.m. on Election Day. Ballots returned by mail must be received by 7 p.m. on Election Day.


Voter Service Centers will be open for in-person voter registration, voting, and ballot drop off no later than Oct. 25th. Some service centers may open earlier. Check with your county election office for additional election information


No
Connecticut N/A N/A

Early Voting Dates: None


To vote absentee-by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot, excuse required. In 2021, all Connecticut voters are eligible to vote absentee due to COVID-19. The deadline to apply for your ballot by mail is Nov. 1st, but we recommend requesting no later than Oct. 25th to allow time for mail.


Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by your town clerk by 8 p.m. on Election Day. You may return your ballot in person to your town clerk or drop box by 8 p.m. If you return by mail return as soon as possible – postmark does not matter, your ballot must be received by the town clerk on Election Day.


The vote-by-mail application period opens January 1st. You must submit a request for each election. You’ll need to give an excuse to vote via absentee ballot.


Yes
Delaware N/A N/A

Early Voting Dates: County-Specific


You can vote in-person at your county’s Department of Elections using an absentee ballot. Hours will vary by county, click here for specific dates and times.


The vote-by-mail application period opens Jan. 1st. You may request to receive ballots by mail for most elections during the calendar year. School board and related elections are not covered by this application. You’ll need to give an excuse to vote by-mail with an absentee ballot. Info here on what qualifies.


Yes
District of Columbia N/A N/A

Early Voting Dates: TBD for 2022


You can vote in person at designated locations from TBD for 2022 before the election. No excuse required. You may also register to vote during early voting, but cannot change your party if you were previously registered in DC.


If you are newly registered or did not not receive a ballot in the mail, you must apply for an absentee ballot by TBD for 2022. Your request must be received by 4:45 p.m. We recommend getting your application in as soon as possible.


Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be postmarked by Election Day.


Applications for permanent absentee voters, or election specific absentee requests, are processed and received by the district at any time.

No
Florida N/A N/A

Early voting dates: TBD based on local election calendar


You can vote in-person at your local Supervisor of Elections office and other designated locations for at least 8 days. Additional dates and times for early voting may be added in your county. No excuse required.


To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot. Your request must be received by Oct. 23rd at 5 p.m. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by Election Day at 7:00 p.m.


The vote-by-mail application period is always open in Florida. No excuse is required to request a by-mail ballot. Your absentee selection must be renewed every two years.


No
Georgia 10/12/2021 10/29/2021

The information provided is for the November 2nd Atlanta Mayoral Election 


Early Voting Dates: October 12th to October 29th


You can vote early (called “Advanced Voting”) in Atlanta from Oct. 12th to Oct. 29th at locations designated by your county. No excuse required.


To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than Oct. 22nd. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot you may return it in person or by mail. If returning by mail, it must be received by Nov. 2nd by 7 p.m. Alternatively, you can place it in one of your county’s secure ballot drop box during early voting hours or deliver it in-person to the Department of Registration & Elections on Nov. 2nd by 7 p.m.


Absentee ballot applications open August 16th. No excuse is required to request a by-mail ballot.


No
Hawaii N/A N/A

Early Voting Dates: TBD


You can vote in-person at your local voter service centers and elections office before the election from TBD for 2022. No excuse required. Early voting times may vary by county.  You may also register to vote in person. 


If you need a ballot by-mail delivered to an address that is different than what is on your registration, you must submit your request by one week before Election Day to receive a by-mail ballot. No excuse required.


Voters may return ballots by-mail, in-person, or at a voter service center so that they are received by 7 p.m. on Election Day.


 


No
Idaho N/A N/A

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 18th-Oct. 29th


You can vote early in some counties in Idaho at select locations from Oct. 18th to Oct. 29th. Check with your county clerk’s office for hours and locations. In counties that do not participate in multi-site early voting, you can vote early using an absentee ballot at the county clerk’s office as soon as absentee ballots are available until Oct. 29th at 5 p.m. No excuse required.


To vote absentee-by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than Oct. 22nd at 5 p.m. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot you may return it in person or by mail. If returning by mail, it must be received by your county’s elections department by 8 p.m. on Election Day. Alternatively, you can place it in one of your county’s secure ballot drop box or deliver it in-person to your county’s elections department by 8 p.m. on Election Day.


The absentee ballot application period opens on January 1st. You must submit an application for each election. No excuse required.


 


No
Illinois N/A N/A

Early Voting Dates: Check with your local office


You can vote in-person at designated locations from for two weeks before the election. No excuse required.


To vote absentee-by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than the Thursday before the election. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by Election Day.


Absentee by-mail ballot requests open 90 days prior to any election. Applicants must apply for each election, no excuse required.


No
Indiana 10/06/2020 11/02/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 6th to Nov. 2nd


You can vote early in-person with an absentee ballot at vote centers or your county elections office from Oct. 6th to Nov. 2nd until at noon, using an absentee ballot. No excuse required.


To vote by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than Oct. 22nd. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by noon on Nov. 3rd.


Absentee by mail ballot requests open on Dec. 1st the year before a primary election, and on the date of the primary election for the general election. Applicants must apply for each election, excuse required. Info here on what qualifies.


Yes
Iowa 10/05/2020 11/02/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 5th to Nov. 2nd


You can vote early in Iowa at your county auditor’s office using an absentee ballot, from Oct. 13th to Nov. 1st. No excuse required.


To vote absentee-by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than Oct. 18th at 5 p.m. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot you may return it in person or by mail. If returning by mail, it must be received by your county’s auditor office by Election Day. Alternatively, you can deliver it in-person to your county’s county’s auditor office by the 9:00 p.m. on Election Day.


Absentee ballot requests open 120 days before each election. Applicants must apply for each election, no excuse required.


No
Kansas 10/14/2020 11/02/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 13th-Nov. 1st (exact dates vary by county)


You can vote early in Kansas through in-person advance voting up to 20 days before election day at county election offices or satellite voting locations. All counties must offer in-person advance voting no later than one week before election day. Exact dates vary by county.


To cast an advance ballot by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an advance ballot no later than Oct. 26th. Then, when you complete your ballot, it must be postmarked by Nov. 2nd, Election Day and received in the county election office by the close of business on the Friday following the election.


Absentee ballot requests open 90 days before the general election. Applicants must apply for each election, no excuse required.


No
Kentucky 10/13/2020 11/02/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 13th-Nov. 2nd


You can vote in-person at your county clerk’s office from Oct. 13th to Nov. 2nd before the election, using an absentee ballot. Check with your county clerk for exact times. 


To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot. The deadline to apply for a mail-in ballot online is Oct. 9th and to apply in-person or by mail is Oct. 27th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be postmarked by Election Day (Nov. 3rd).  Due to COVID-19, all voters in Kentucky are allowed to use a mail-in ballot.


The absentee ballot by-mail application period opens on Jan. 1st. You must submit an application for each election.


Yes
Louisiana 10/16/2020 10/27/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 30th to Nov. 6th


You can vote early in Louisiana at your registrar of voters’ office and designated locations from Oct. 30th to Nov. 6th. No excuse required.


To vote absentee-by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than Nov. 9th at 4:30 p.m. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot you may return it in person or by mail. If returning by mail, it must be received by your parish registrar of voters by Nov.12th.


You’ll need to give an excuse to vote-by-mail. If you are unable to sign your application, it must be witnessed with 2 adult signatures. Louisiana allows for permanent absentee status for elderly or disabled voters through their Disability Application.


Yes
Maine 10/05/2020 10/30/2020

Early Voting: None


To vote absentee-by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than Oct. 28th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by Election Day.


The absentee ballot by-mail application period opens 90 days before the election. You must submit an application for each election.


No
Maryland 10/26/2020 11/02/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 25th to Nov. 1st


You can vote early in Maryland at a designated early voting location from Oct. 25th to Nov. 1st. No excuse required.


All voters will receive an mail-in ballot for the Annapolis municipal election. If you need to request a ballot to a different address, your request must be received by Oct. 29th at 4:30 p.m. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot you may return it in person or by mail. If returning by mail, it must be postmarked by Nov. 2nd. You may also use a designated drop box to return your ballot in person by 8 p.m. on Nov. 2nd.


In Maryland, The mail-in ballot application period opens January 1st. You may request to receive ballots for statewide primary and general elections during the calendar year, no excuse required.


No
Massachusetts 10/17/2020 10/30/2020

Early Voting Dates:


To vote by-mail in Massachusetts, first you’ll need to apply for a mail-in ballot no later than Oct. 29th. No excuse required. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot you may return it in person or by mail. If returning by mail, it must be received by your city or town hall by the close of polls on Election Day. Alternatively, you can deliver it in-person at any early voting location during the early voting period or you can place it in one of your city or town’s secure ballot drop box by 8 p.m. on Election Day.


The absentee ballot by-mail application period opens January 1st. You may request to receive ballots for multiple elections during the calendar year.


No
Michigan 09/24/2020 11/02/2020

Early Voting Dates: Sept. 23rd to Nov. 1st (In-person absentee)


You can vote early in-person in Michigan at your township or city clerk’s office from Sept.23rd until Nov. 1st at 4 p.m. using an absentee ballot. You may also register to vote with proof of residence during this time. Contact your clerk’s office for specific dates and hours.


To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than 5 p.m. on Oct. 29th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot you may return it in person or by mail. If returning by mail, it must be received by your city or township clerk by 8 p.m. on Nov. 2nd. Alternatively, you can place it in a secure designated ballot drop box or deliver it in-person to your clerk’s office by 8 p.m. on Election Day.


The absentee ballot application period opens 75 days before each election, no excuse required.


No
Minnesota 09/18/2020 11/02/2020

Early Voting Dates: Sept. 17th to Nov. 1st (specific dates and times may vary by county)


You can vote early in-person in Minnesota at your county clerk’s office from Sept. 17th to Nov. 1st at 5 p.m. using an absentee ballot. No excuse required. For specific dates and times reach out to your local office.


To vote by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than Nov. 1st at 5 p.m., but we recommend completing this application as soon as possible. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot you may return in person or by mail. If returning by mail, it must be received by your election office by Election Day. If you decide to return your ballot in person, it must be received by 3 p.m. on Election Day.


The absentee ballot application period opens January 1st. You may request to receive ballots for multiple elections during the calendar year, no excuse required.


No
Mississippi 10/24/2020 10/31/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 24th-Oct. 31st


You can vote in-person at your clerk’s office before the election using an absentee ballot. Start dates vary by county; all early voting ends on Oct. 31st at noon. Excuse required.


To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot by Nov. 2nd. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be postmarked by Election Day.


Both your absentee ballot request application and ballot must be signed by a notary.


Absentee ballot by-mail requests open 45 days before each election. Applicants must apply for each election, excuse required.


Yes
Missouri 03/03/2021 04/05/2021

Early Voting and Absentee Voting Dates: None




 



Yes
Montana 10/05/2020 11/02/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 4th to Nov. 1st (In-person absentee)


You can vote early in Montana using an absentee ballot for 30 days before any election without an excuse. Visit your local elections office to vote an absentee ballot in person by Nov.1st.


To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than Nov. 1st at noon. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot you may return it in person or by mail. If returning by mail, it must be received by your county election office by 8 p.m. on Election Day. Alternatively, you can deliver it in-person to your county election office by 8 p.m. on Election Day.


Voters may request to be permanent absentee voters by-mail for all elections at any time, no excuse required.


No
Nebraska 10/05/2020 11/02/2020

Early Voting Dates: see Local Election office 


You can vote in person at your county clerk’s office from see Local Election office before the election, using an absentee ballot. No excuse required.


To vote early by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than see Local Election office. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by Election Day.


Absentee ballot requests open 120 days prior to any election. Applicants must apply for each election, no excuse required.


No
Nevada 10/17/2020 10/30/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 17th-Oct. 30th


You can vote in-person at your county clerk’s office from Oct. 17th-Oct. 30th before the election. No excuse required.


Due to COVID-19, Nevada will send all registered voters ballots in the mail for the Nov. 3rd election. If you did not receive a ballot or have recently registered, request a ballot by Oct. 20th. Your ballot must be postmarked by Election Day.


Voters may apply to their local clerk’s office to vote by-mail without excuse, either by selecting to be permanent absentee voter or requesting a ballot for a specific election. First time voters who apply to vote by mail will need to submit a photo ID with signature and address with application.


No
New Hampshire N/A N/A

Early Voting Dates: Varies by local clerk


You can vote in-person at your town or city clerk’s office approximately 30 days before the election, using an absentee ballot.


To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot at least one week before the election. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by election day. Absentee ballot requests by-mail open 90 days prior to any election.


Whether it’s in-person or by-mail, you’ll need to give an excuse to vote by absentee ballot. Info here on what qualifies.


 


Yes
New Jersey 04/24/2021 06/08/2020

Early Voting: Oct. 23rd to Oct. 31st


You can vote early in New Jersey at any early voting center in your county from Oct. 23rd to Oct. 31st.


To vote-by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than October 26th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot you may return in person or by mail. If returning by mail, it must be postmarked by Nov. 2nd, Election Day. Alternatively, you can place it in one of your county’s secure ballot drop box or deliver it in-person to your county’s Board of Elections office by 8 p.m. Election Day.


You may apply to change to vote-by-mail status without an excuse at any time. Either select permanent mail-in voter when registering to vote, or by submitting a county-based request for mail-in ballots.


 


No
New Mexico 10/17/2020 10/31/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 5th-Oct. 30th


You can vote in person at your county clerk’s office from Oct. 5th through Oct. 30th before the election. No excuse required.


To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than Oct. 19th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by 7 pm on Election Day.


The absentee ballot application period opens Jan. 1st. You must submit separate requests to receive ballots for each election during the calendar year, no excuse required.


No
New York 06/12/2021 06/20/2021

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 23rd to Oct. 31st


You can vote early at county designated locations Oct. 23rd to Oct. 31st


To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot online, by mail, email or fax no later than Oct. 18th. In person absentee ballot applications will be accepted through Nov. 1st.


Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be postmarked by Nov. 2nd and received by Nov. 9th.  Due to COVID-19, all New York Voters can vote with an absentee ballot due to the risk of illness to themselves or others – check “temporary illness” on your absentee ballot request.


Info here on other qualifying excuses.


The absentee ballot application period opens Jan.1st. You may submit one form annually, providing your excuse, and select all elections or individual elections.


Yes
North Carolina 10/15/2020 10/31/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 13th to Oct. 30th


You can vote in-person at your county’s Board of Elections office and designated early voting locations from Oct. 13th to Oct. 30st. You may also register to vote during early voting. Note that Early Voting hours vary widely by county, check with your local Board of Elections for exact times.


To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than Oct. 26th at 5 p.m. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be signed by a notary or two witnesses, then it must be postmarked by Election Day. 


The absentee ballot application period opens Jan. 1st. You must submit an application for an absentee ballot by-mail for each election. No excuse required.


No
North Dakota 10/19/2020 11/02/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 19th to Nov. 2nd


You can vote in-person at your county election’s office from before the election. Contact your County Auditor’s office for dates and times. No excuse required.


To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot. Absentee applications are requested at least one-week before the election. Contact your county auditor for their deadline. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be postmarked by Nov. 2nd at 5 p.m.


The absentee ballot application period opens Jan.1st. You may submit one form annually and select all elections or individual elections.


No
Ohio 10/06/2020 11/02/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 5th to Nov. 1st


You can vote early at your county election office from Oct. 5th to Nov. 1st. 


To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than Oct. 30th at noon. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received in person by 7:30 pm on Election Day, or if you return by mail it must be postmarked no later than Nov. 1st. 


The absentee ballot application period opens Jan.1st for general election cycles, and 90 days before for other elections. You must submit an application for an absentee ballot by-mail for each election.


No
Oklahoma 10/29/2020 10/31/2020

Early Voting Dates: Click here for 2021 election dates 


You can vote in-person with an absentee ballot at your county board of elections office or satellite locations from before the election. No excuse required.


To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by Election Day. Your ballot will require a notary signature as a witness, or if you are physically incapacitated two witness signatures. More info here.


The absentee ballot application period opens Jan.1st. You may submit one form annually and select all elections or individual elections.


No
Oregon N/A N/A

Early Voting Dates: N/A


All registered voters in Oregon receive a vote-by-mail ballot. No excuse required.


If you will not be at your residence and would like to have your ballot mailed to a different address, you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot.  Be sure to mail your ballot in a timely manner so that it can be received by Election Day.


No
Pennsylvania 09/14/2020 10/27/2020

Early Voting Dates: Varies by county


You may vote early in Pennsylvania in counties that offer in-person absentee voting up to 50 days before the election and until Oct. 26th.


To vote by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee or mail-in ballot no later than Oct. 26th at 5 p.m. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot you may return in person or by mail. If returning by mail, it must be received by county board of elections by 8 p.m. on Election Day. Alternatively, you can place it in one of your county’s secure ballot drop box or deliver it in-person to your county board of elections office by 8 p.m. on Election Day.


The mail-in ballot application period opens January 1st. You may submit one form annually and select all elections. No excuse required.


 


No
Rhode Island 10/14/2020 11/02/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 13th to Nov. 1st.


To vote absentee by-mail without an excuse, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than Oct. 13th at 4:00 p.m. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by 8 p.m. on Nov. 2rd.


If you miss the Oct. 13th deadline, and you are unable to vote on election day due to an emergency, you may submit an in-person application and absentee ballot at your local Board of Canvassers. Excuse required. More info here.


Due to COVID-19, the witness signature requirement is eliminated for absentee voting in Rhode Island in 2020.


The absentee ballot application period opens Jan.1st. You must submit an application for an absentee ballot by-mail for each election.


No
South Carolina 10/05/2020 11/02/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 4th to Nov. 1st (In-person absentee)


You can vote in-person at your county election office from Oct. 4th to Nov. 1st at 5 pm before the election, using an absentee ballot.


To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than Oct. 29th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by Election Day at 7 pm.


Whether it’s in person or by mail, you’ll need to give an excuse to vote by absentee ballot. Info here on what qualifies.


The absentee ballot application period opens Jan. 1st. You must submit a form for each election that you would like to participate in by-mail and include your excuse.


Yes
South Dakota 09/18/2020 11/02/2020

Early Voting Dates: Sept. 18th-Nov. 2nd  at 3 p.m.


You can vote in person at your county clerk office from Sept. 18th-Nov. 2nd at 3:00 pm, using an absentee ballot.


To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than Nov. 2nd at 5:00 p.m. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by 8pm on Election Day. A copy of your photo ID or, if you do not have one, a signed affidavit is  required when you apply to vote by mail.


The absentee ballot application period opens Jan.1st. You must submit an application for an absentee ballot by-mail for each election.


No
Tennessee 10/14/2020 10/29/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 13th-Oct. 28th


You can vote in person at your county election commission’s office from Oct. 13th-Oct. 28th before the election. No excuse required.


To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot. Your application must be received by Oct. 26th.


Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by on Election Day.


The absentee ballot application period opens 90 days before each election. You must submit an application for each election that you would like to participate in by-mail. You’ll need to give an excuse to vote by-mail absentee ballot. Info here on what qualifies.


Yes
Texas 04/16/2021 04/27/2021

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 18th to Oct. 29th


You can vote early in Texas at any early voting location in your county from Oct. 18th to Oct. 29th.


To vote by mail, first you’ll need to apply for a ballot no later than Oct. 22nd. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by Election Day at 7 p.m. or Nov. 3rd at 5 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day.


You may apply for an absentee ballot starting on January 1st or 60 days before each election. You must submit a form for each election that you would like to participate in by-mail. You’ll need to give an excuse to vote by mail.


Yes
Utah 10/20/2020 10/30/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 19th to Oct. 29th (specific dates and times may vary by county)


You can vote in-person at an early voting location in your county from Oct. 19th to Oct. 29th. See your county clerk’s office for exact dates. No excuse required.


If you are a registered voter in Utah, you will receive a vote-by-mail ballot. No excuse required. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot you may return in person or by mail. If returning by mail, it must be postmarked by Nov. 1st. Alternatively, you can place it in one of your county’s secure ballot drop box by 8 p.m. on Election Day.


If you will not be at your residence and would like to have you ballot mailed to a different address, you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot by Oct. 26th.


No
Vermont N/A 03/01/2021

Early Voting Dates: To March 1st


You can vote in-person at your town clerk’s office through March 1st using an absentee ballot. No excuse required.


In 2021, many registered voters will receive a mail-in ballot for their local elections. You may return in person to your local clerk by 5 p.m. on March 1st or to your polling site on Election Day. Ballots returned by mail must be received by 7 pm on Election Day.


The absentee ballot application period opens Jan.1st. You must submit an application for an absentee ballot by-mail for each election.


No
Virginia 04/24/2021 06/05/2021

Early Voting: Sept. 17th to Oct. 30th 


You can vote in-person at an early voting location in your county from Sept. 17th to Oct. 30th. See your county clerk’s office for exact dates. No excuse required.


If you would like to vote by mail, your request must be received by Oct. 22nd at 5 p.m. You can return your ballot by mail or in person. If you choose to mail your ballot, it must be postmarked by Election Day, Nov. 2nd and received within three days. If you decide to return your ballot in person to a designated drop off location in your county 7 p.m. on Election Day. The absentee ballot application period opens 365 days before the election. You must submit application for an absentee ballot by-mail for each election.


No
Washington 10/16/2020 11/02/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 15th to Nov. 2nd


You can vote early in Washington at a vote center in your county from Oct. 15th to Nov. 2nd.


If you are a registered voter in Washington, you will receive a mail-in ballot. To vote-by-mail, you must postmark or deposit your ballot in an official drop box by 8 p.m. on Nov. 2nd.


If you will not be at your residence and would like to have you ballot mailed to a different address, you may do so through the My Vote portal. Be sure to follow specific instructions so you do not affect your permanent address and registration.


No
West Virginia 10/21/2020 10/31/2020

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 20th-Oct. 3oth.


You can vote in-person at your county clerk’s office from Oct. 20th to Oct. 30th before the election. No excuse required.


To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot. Your application must be received by Oct. 27th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be postmarked by Election Day.


The absentee ballot application period opens 84 days before the election. You must submit an application for an absentee ballot by-mail for each election. Whether it’s in person or by mail, you’ll need to give an excuse to vote by absentee ballot. Info here on what qualifies.


 


Yes
Wisconsin 02/02/2021 02/14/2021

Early Voting Dates:  Exact dates and times vary by county


You can vote in person at your municipal clerk’s office before the election, using an absentee ballot from March 23rd to April 4th. Contact your municipal clerk for exact dates. No excuse required.


All Wisconsin voters will be sent an application to vote by mail for the November election. A completed application must be received by April 1st. Ballots must be received by Election Day. 


The absentee ballot application period opens Jan.1st. You may submit one form annually and select all elections or individual elections. Copy of photo ID with address and signature is required with absentee ballot by mail application. The state allows for permanent absentee status for elderly or disabled voters.


No
Wyoming 09/18/2020 11/02/2020

Early Voting Dates: Sept. 18th-Nov. 2nd (exact dates and times vary by county)


You can register and vote in-person at your local election’s office before the election, using an absentee ballot. Visit your local elections office for exact dates and times. No excuse required.


To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot. Wyoming does not have a deadline for applications, however, we recommend you apply as soon as possible.. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by 7 pm on Election Day.


The absentee ballot application period opens Jan 1st. You must submit a form for each election that you would like to participate in by-mail.


No