Register To Vote Now: Here Are The Links And Deadlines for All US States And Territories

Hispanic voter voting in polling place
Hispanic voter voting in polling place

The conventions are over. The candidates are set. And no matter your opinion, the 2016 Presidential Election will be historic.

While election day is roughly 100 days away, the registration deadline in some states is in just over two months. Make sure your voice is heard and register as soon as possible. To make it easy for you, here are the registration deadlines and links for all states and territories.

Note: Sadly, about 20 states still do not offer online voter registration. These states are marked with an asterisk *.


Alabama

Deadline: Monday, October 24
Link: https://www.alabamavotes.gov/olvr/default.aspx

Alaska

Deadline: Sunday, October 9
Link: https://voterregistration.alaska.gov/

American Samoa
Deadline: Monday, October 10
Link: http://www.americansamoaelectionoffice.org/node/3

Arizona
Deadline: Monday, October 10
Link: https://servicearizona.com/webapp/evoter/selectLanguage

California
Deadline: Sunday, October 24
Link: http://registertovote.ca.gov/

Colorado
Deadline: Monday, October 31 online or by mail. November 8 in person.
Link: https://www.sos.state.co.us/voter-classic/pages/pub/olvr/verifyNewVoter.xhtml

Connecticut
Deadline: Tuesday, November 1 online or by mail. November 8 in person.
Link: https://voterregistration.ct.gov/OLVR/welcome.do

District of Columbia
Deadline: Saturday, October 8 in person, October 11 online or by mail.
Link: https://www.vote4dc.com/RegisterApply/VoterBasicInfo

Delaware
Deadline: Saturday, October 15
Link: https://ivote.de.gov/default.aspx

Florida*
Deadline: Tuesday, October 11
Link: http://dos.myflorida.com/media/693757/dsde39.pdf

Georgia
Deadline: Tuesday, October 11
Link: https://registertovote.sos.ga.gov/GAOLVR/welcome.do#no-back-button

Guam
Deadline: Friday, October 28
Link: http://gec.guam.gov/2011/11/16/for-voters/

Hawaii
Deadline: Monday, October 10
Link: https://olvr.hawaii.gov/

Idaho*
Deadline: Friday, October 14
Link: http://www.idahovotes.gov/VoterReg/voter_registration.pdf

Illinois
Deadline: Tuesday, October 11 by mail, October 23 online, November 8 in person
Link: https://ova.elections.il.gov/

Indiana
Deadline: Tuesday, October 11
Link: https://indianavoters.in.gov/PublicSite/OVR/Introduction.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

Iowa

Deadline: Monday, October 24 by mail. October 29 online or in person
Link: https://mymvd.iowadot.gov/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2FVoterRegistration

Kansas
Deadline: Tuesday, October 18
Link: https://www.kdor.ks.gov/Apps/VoterReg/Default.aspx

Kentucky
Deadline: Tuesday, October 11
Link: https://vrsws.sos.ky.gov/ovrweb/

Louisiana
Deadline: Tuesday, October 11
Link: http://www.sos.la.gov/ElectionsAndVoting/Pages/OnlineVoterRegistration.aspx

Maine*

Deadline: October 18 by mail, November 8 in person
Link: http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/data/voterregcard2012.pdf

Maryland
Deadline: Tuesday, October 18 (until 9pm for online registration)
Link: https://voterservices.elections.maryland.gov/OnlineVoterRegistration/InstructionsStep1

Massachusetts

Deadline: Wednesday, October 19
Link: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ovr/

Mississippi*
Deadline: Saturday, October 8
Link: http://www.sos.ms.gov/Elections-Voting/Documents/Voter_Registration.pdf

Missouri*
Deadline: Wednesday, October 12
Link: http://www.sos.mo.gov/cmsimages/forms/elections/MVRA_PC_231-0169_042007.pdf

Montana*

Deadline: Tuesday, October 11 by mail, November 8 in person
Link: http://sos.mt.gov/elections/Officials/Forms/documents/Voter-Registration-Application.pdf

Nebraska
Deadline: Friday, October 21 online or by mail, October 28 in person
Link: https://www.nebraska.gov/apps-sos-voter-registration/

Nevada
Deadline: Saturday, October 8 by mail, October 18 online or in person
Link: https://nvsos.gov/sosvoterservices/Registration/step1.aspx

New Hampshire*
Deadline: October 29 by mail, November 8 in person
Link: http://sos.nh.gov/nhsos_content.aspx?id=26190

New Jersey*
Deadline: Tuesday, October 18
Link: http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/voting-information.html

North Carolina*
Deadline: Friday, October 14
Link: http://www.ncsbe.gov/Voter-Information/VR-Form

North Mariana Islands

Deadline: Friday, September 9
Link: http://www.votecnmi.gov.mp/downloads/registration_package-f.pdf

North Dakota
Deadline: None. North Dakota is the ONLY state without voter registration
Link for more information: https://vip.sos.nd.gov/pdfs/portals/votereg.pdf

Ohio*
Deadline: Tuesday, October 11
Link: http://www.sos.state.oh.us/sos/upload/elections/forms/4010.pdf

Oregon
Deadline: Tuesday, October 18
Link: https://secure.sos.state.or.us/orestar/vr/register.do

Puerto Rico
Deadline: Monday, September 19
To register for elections go to the local municipal Permanent Registration Board to fill out the registration form and submit the required documents.

South Carolina
Deadline: Saturday, October 8
Link: https://info.scvotes.sc.gov/eng/ovr/start.aspx

South Dakota*
Deadline: Monday, October 24
Link: https://sdsos.gov/elections-voting/assets/FinalVoterRegistrationForm11.16.12.pdf

Tennessee*
Deadline: Tuesday, October 11
Link: http://sos.tn.gov/node/5996

Texas*
Deadline: Tuesday, October 11
Link: http://www.votetexas.gov/register-to-vote/where-to-get-an-application-2/

Utah

Deadline: Sunday, October 9 by mail, November 1 online or in person.
Link: https://secure.utah.gov/voterreg/index.html

Vermont
Deadline: Wednesday, November 2
Link: https://olvr.sec.state.vt.us/

Virginia
Deadline: Monday, October 17
Link: https://vote.elections.virginia.gov/Registration/Eligibility

Washington

Deadline: Monday, October 10 online or by mail, October 31 in person.
Link: http://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/myvote/olvr.html

West Virginia
Deadline: Tuesday, October 18
Link: https://ovr.sos.wv.gov/Register#Qualifications

Wisconsin*
Deadline: Wednesday, October 19 by mail, November 8 in person.
Link: http://www.gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/gab_forms/4/gab_131_voter_registration_application_2014_05_p_12763.pdf

Wyoming*

Deadline: Tuesday, October 25 by mail, November 8 in person.
Link: http://soswy.state.wy.us/Forms/Elections/General/VoterRegistrationForm.pdf