30 days out: here are all the dates you need to know before the 2020 election

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Incredible as it may seem, the 2020 presidential election is only 30 days away; Between the ongoing pandemic and the controversy over voting by mail, it can be confusing to keep up to date with all the dates and deadlines you need to know.

Fortunately, with a little preparation in advance, knowing when to register to vote by, or what is the time frame to vote early, or when to request an absentee vote, is simple. Below, find a state-by-state voting guide in the United States (and if you’ve already started the process, don’t forget to make sure your voter registration is correct on Vote.org).

Deadline for voter registration

Alabama: October 19 (in person, online and by mail)

Alaska: October 4 (in person, online and by mail)

Arizona: October 5 (in person, online and by mail)

Arkansas: October 5 (in person and by post)

California: October 19 (online and by mail), November 3 (in person)

Colorado: November 3 (in person), October 26 (online and by mail)

Connecticut: October 27 (in person, online and by mail)

Delaware: October 10 (in person, online and by mail)

Florida: October 5 (in person, online and by mail)

Georgia: October 5 (in person, online and by mail)

Hawaii: October 5 (in person, online and by mail)

Idaho: October 9 (in person, online and by mail)

Illinois: October 6 (by mail), October 18 (online), November 3 (in person)

Indiana: October 5 (in person, online and by mail)

Iowa: 24 October from 5 pm (in person), 24 October (by post and online)

Kansas: October 13 (in person, online and by mail)

Kentucky: October 5 (in person, online and by mail)

Louisiana: October 5 (in person and by mail), October 13 (online)

Maine: October 19 (by post), November 3 (in person)

Maryland: October 13 (in person, online and by mail)

Massachusetts: October 24 (in person, online and by mail)

Michigan: October 19 (online and by mail), November 3 (in person)

Minnesota: October 13 (online and by mail), November 3 (in person)

Mississippi: October 5 (in person and by post)

Missouri: October 7 (in person, online and by mail)

Montana: October 26 (by post), November 3 (in person)

Nebraska: October 16 (online and by mail), October 23 (in person)

Nevada: October 6 (in person and by mail), October 29 (online)

New Hampshire: October 21 (by mail)

New Jersey: October 13 (in person, online and by mail)

New Mexico: October 6 (online and by mail), October 31 (in person)

New York: October 9 (in person, online and by mail)

North Carolina: October 9 (in person, online and by mail), October 15 to October 31 (in person only)

North Dakota: No registration process, just bring proof of identity and residency to surveys

Ohio: October 5 (in person, online and by mail)

Oklahoma: October 9 (in person and by post)

Oregon: October 13 (in person, online and by mail)

Pennsylvania: October 19 (in person, online and by mail)

Rhode Island: October 4 (in person, online and by mail)

South Carolina: October 2 (in person), October 4 (online), October 5 (by mail)

South Dakota: October 19 (in person and by post)

Tennessee: October 5 (in person, online and by mail)

Texas: October 5 (in person and by post)

Utah: October 23 (online and by mail)

Vermont: November 3 (in person, online and by mail)

Virginia: October 13 (in person, online and by mail)

Washington: October 26 (online and by mail), November 3 (in person)

Washington DC: October 13 (online and by mail), November 3 (in person)

West Virginia: October 13 (in person, online and by mail)

Wisconsin: October 14 (online and by mail), October 30 (in person)

Wyoming: October 19 (by post), November 2 (in person)

Dates of start and end of early voting

Alabama: No early voting

Alaska: From October 19th to November 2nd

Arizona: From 7 to 30 October

Arkansas: From October 19th to November 2nd

California: From 5th October to 2nd November

Colorado: From October 19th to November 2nd

Connecticut: No early voting

Delaware: No early voting

Florida: From October 19th to November 1st

Georgia: From 12 to 30 October

Hawaii: From 20 October to 2 November

Idaho: October 19-30

Illinois: From 24th September to 2nd November

Indiana: From 6 October to 2 November

Iowa: From 5th October to 2nd November

Kansas: From 14 October to 2 November

Kentucky: From 13 October to 2 November

Louisiana: From 16 to 27 October

Maine: From 5 to 30 October

Maryland: From October 26th to November 2nd

Massachusetts: From 17 to 30 October

Michigan: From 24th September to 2nd November

Minnesota: From 18th September to 2nd November

Mississippi: No early voting

Missouri: No early voting

Montana: From 5th October to 2nd November

Nebraska: From 5th October to 2nd November

Nevada: From 17 to 30 October

New Hampshire: No early voting

New Jersey: No early voting

New Mexico: From 17 to 31 October

New York: From 24 October to 1 November

North Carolina: From 15 to 31 October

North Dakota: From October 19th to November 2nd

Ohio: From 6 October to 2 November

Oklahoma: From 29 to 31 October

Oregon: No early voting in person

Pennsylvania: From 14 September to 27 October

Rhode Island: From 14 October to 2 November

South Carolina: From 5th October to 2nd November

South Dakota: From 18th September to 2nd November

Tennessee: From 14 to 29 October

Texas: From 13 to 30 October

Utah: From 20 to 30 October

Vermont: From 21 September to 2 November

Virginia: From 18 September to 31 October

Washington: From October 16th to November 3rd

Washington DC: From 27 October to 2 November

West Virginia: From 21 to 31 October

Wisconsin: From 20 October to 1 November

Wyoming: From 18th September to 2nd November

Deadline for absentee voting requests

Alabama: October 29

Alaska: October 24

Arizona: October 23

Arkansas: October 27

California: All active registered voters will receive a ballot paper by post.

Colorado: All active registered voters will receive a ballot paper by post.

Connecticut: November 2

Delaware: October 30

Florida: October 24

Georgia: October 30

Hawaii: All active registered voters will receive a ballot paper by post.

Idaho: October 23

Illinois: October 29

Indiana: October 22

Iowa: October 24 by 5pm

Kansas: October 27

Kentucky: October 9th

Louisiana: October 30

Maine: October 29

Maryland: October 20

Massachusetts: October 28 by 5pm

Michigan: October 30 by 5pm

Minnesota: November 2

Mississippi: Never Expires

Missouri: October 21

Montana: November 2

Nebraska: October 23

Nevada: All active registered voters will receive a ballot paper by post.

New Hampshire: November 2

New Jersey: All active registered voters will receive a ballot paper by post.

New Mexico: October 20

New York: October 27

North Carolina: October 27

North Dakota: November 2

Ohio: October 31 (before 12:00)

Oklahoma: October 27 by 5pm

Oregon: All active registered voters will receive a ballot paper by post.

Pennsylvania: October 27

Rhode Island: October 13 by 4pm

South Carolina: October 24 by 5pm

South Dakota: November 2

Tennessee: October 27

Texas: October 23

Utah: All active registered voters will receive a ballot paper by post.

Vermont: All active registered voters will receive a ballot paper by post.

Virginia: October 23

Washington: All active registered voters will receive a ballot paper by post.

Washington DC: All active registered voters will receive a ballot paper by post.

West Virginia: October 28

Wisconsin: October 29th

Wyoming: November 2

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