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How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in Alabama, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the Alabama election website or call (334) 242-7200 to learn more about your states voting details.

Have more questions about voting?

Read our voting FAQ

Important Dates - Presidential Primary

Primary Election Date
Primary Registration Deadline (by mail)
Primary Type

Voting Information for Alabama

Don’t miss your next election!

Don’t miss your next election! Alabama will hold its presidential preference election and state primary elections on March 3, 2020. The voter registration deadline for primary elections is February 15, 2020.

Presidential Primaries

No party affiliation is required at registration to participate in the primary. See Alabama Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.

Statewide Primaries

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Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: None

To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) by February 27, 2020. Then, when you reurn your absentee ballot it must be postmarked by March 2, 2020.

You’ll need to give an excuse to vote by absentee ballot. Info here on what qualifies.

Request Absentee Ballot

Voter ID + Eligibility for Alabama

Do Voters Need ID?

  • Yes, voters need an ID
  • State or federal photo ID is required
  • First time voters need ID
  • Student IDs accepted

Voter Rights

Find out more about your rights in Alabama.


  • You can vote at age 17 in primary elections if you're 18 by the general election