State Voting Information

When union members cast their ballots, it makes our year-round work stronger because elected officials are more responsive to those who vote.

It’s also a way we hold lawmakers accountable and keep our issues on their radar. Showing up to vote plays a role in the success or failure of these efforts.

Click on your state to get resources to vote by mail and other helpful information you may need if you are planning to vote in person.


 

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Alabama

USW District: 9 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 19 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted 15 days before the election

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Restricted - absentee only Early Voting Time Period: Sept 9-Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes, must furnish an approved reason for voting absentee

Alaska

USW District: 12 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 04 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted 30 days before the election.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 19 -Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Arizona

USW District: 12 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 05 Registration Instructions:

Received 29 days before Election Day.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 7 - Oct 31 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Arkansas

USW District: 13 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 05 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted 30 days before Election Day.  If it falls on a Sunday, 29 days before Election Day.

Can you register to vote online? No Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - in person/restricted absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 19 -Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes, must furnish an approved reason for voting absentee

California

USW District: 12 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 19 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted 15 days before Election Day. Can Register after this date at the County Elections office or day of at polling location, or anytime online but must bring their confirmation email to polling place. 

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 5 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Colorado

USW District: 12 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 26 Registration Instructions:

Received 22 days before the election through a voter registration drive. Submitted/received 8 days before the election online or by mail to get a mail ballot. After the 8th day before the election and on Election Day at a county voter service and polling center.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 19 -Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Connecticut

USW District: 4 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 27 Registration Instructions:

 Postmarked or submitted 7 days before the election online, mail or in person. On Election Day at designated locations in each city or town.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Restricted - absentee only Early Voting Time Period: Oct 2 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes. In 2020, due to COVID 19 All voters are eligible to vote by absentee in the November 2020 General Election.

Delaware

USW District: 4 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 10 Registration Instructions:

  Postmarked or submitted by the fourth Saturday before a general or primary election.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person/restricted absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 26 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes, must furnish an approved reason for voting absentee

District of Columbia

USW District: 8 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 13 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked 21 days before the election. Submitted in-person or online 21 days before. On Election Day at our polling place or at an Early Voting Center in person.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 27 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Florida

USW District: 9 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 05 Registration Instructions:

  Postmarked or submitted 29 days before Election Day.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 24 - Oct 30 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Georgia

USW District: 9 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 05 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted 29 days before Election Day.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person/ absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 12 - Oct 30 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Hawaii

USW District: 12 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 05 Registration Instructions:

Received 30 days before Election Day.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 20 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Idaho

USW District: 12 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 09 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted 24 days before Election Day. On Election Day at your polling place.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 19 - Oct 30 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes, must furnish an approved reason for voting absentee

Illinois

USW District: 7 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 06 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted 28 days before the election. In person anytime after mail deadline and on Election Day at sites designated by your county election office.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 6 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Indiana

USW District: 7 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 05 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted 29 days before the election.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 5 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes, must furnish an approved reason for voting absentee

Iowa

USW District: 11 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 24 Registration Instructions:

Received 10 days before election. On Election Day at your polling place.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 5 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Kansas

USW District: 11 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 13 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted online or in person 20 days before the election.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 14 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Kentucky

USW District: 8 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 05 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted 29 days before the election.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 13 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Louisiana

USW District: 13 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 05 Registration Instructions:

By mail received 30 days before Election Day unless that falls on a Sunday, in which case it is 29 days before Election Day. Online is 20 days before. 

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person/ absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 16 - Oct 27 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes, must furnish an approved reason for voting absentee

Maine

USW District: 4 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 19 Registration Instructions:

If mailed or from a registration drive, received by the 21st day before the election. Anytime in-person at your election office and on Election Day at your polling place.

Can you register to vote online? No Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 5 - Oct 29 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Maryland

USW District: 8 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 13 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted 21 days before the election.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 26 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Massachusetts

USW District: 4 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 24 Registration Instructions:

Must be postmarked, or received in person or online, by October 24.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 17 - Oct 30 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Michigan

USW District: 2 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 19 Registration Instructions:

Post must be received by Oct 20 but in person up and through Election Day

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Sept 24 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Minnesota

USW District: 11 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 13 Registration Instructions:

Paper received 21 days before the election. On Election Day at your polling place.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Sept 18 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Mississippi

USW District: 9 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 05 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted by October 5th.

Can you register to vote online? No Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Restricted - absentee only Early Voting Time Period: Sept 21 - Oct 31 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes, must furnish an approved reason for voting absentee

Missouri

USW District: 11 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 07 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted by the 4th Wednesday before Election Day.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Restricted - absentee only Early Voting Time Period: Sept 22 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes, must furnish an approved reason for voting absentee

Montana

USW District: 11 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 26 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked 30 days before the election unless it’s a Sunday in which case it’s 29 days. In person anytime after the advance deadline at your county election office including on Election Day.

Can you register to vote online? No Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 5 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Nebraska

USW District: 11 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 16 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or online by Friday Oct.16.  At local election office Oct 23.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 5 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Nevada

USW District: 12 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 06 Registration Instructions:

Oct 6  by mail. Oct 29  if online .Day of in-person.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 17 - Oct 30 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

New Hampshire

USW District: 4 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 21 Registration Instructions:

By mail Oct. 26, or in person on election day at your polling location.

Can you register to vote online? No Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Restricted - absentee only Early Voting Time Period: Oct 5 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes, must furnish an approved reason for voting absentee

New Jersey

USW District: 4 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 13 Registration Instructions:

Received 21 days before the election. On Election Day at your polling place.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes -absentee Early Voting Time Period: Sept 19 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

New Mexico

USW District: 12 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 06 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked by October 6. In person deadline is October 31.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person/ absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 17 - Oct 31 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

New York

USW District: 4 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 09 Registration Instructions:

Registration must be received by Oct. 14.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person/ absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 24 - Nov 1 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes, must furnish an approved reason for voting absentee

North Carolina

USW District: 9 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 09 Registration Instructions:

After the regular voter registration deadline of Friday, October 9, 2020, you can register and vote in person at one-stop sites during the early voting period, which runs from Thursday, October 15, 2020 to Saturday, October 31, 2020.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 15 - Oct 31 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

North Dakota

USW District: 11 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: Registration Instructions: Can you register to vote online? No Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In some counties Early Voting Time Period: Set by County Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Ohio

USW District: 1 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 05 Registration Instructions:

Received 30 days before election.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 6 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Oklahoma

USW District: 13 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 09 Registration Instructions:

  Postmarked or submitted 25 days before the election.

Can you register to vote online? No Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes -In person /absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 29 - Oct 31 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Oregon

USW District: 12 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 13 Registration Instructions:

Received 21 days before the election

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 20 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Pennsylvania

USW District: 10 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 19 Registration Instructions:

Must be received by your County Voter Registration office 15 days before an election

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - absentee/in-person Early Voting Time Period: Sept 14- Oct 27 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Rhode Island

USW District: 4 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 04 Registration Instructions:

Received 30 days before the election. On Election Day at city or town hall in presidential year for office of president only.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Yes - In person/absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 14 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

South Carolina

USW District: 9 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 05 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted 30 days before the election

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes- In person/ absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 5 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes, must furnish an approved reason for voting absentee

South Dakota

USW District: 11 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 19 Registration Instructions:

Received 15 days before the election.

Can you register to vote online? No Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person/ absentee Early Voting Time Period: Sept 18 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Tennessee

USW District: 9 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 05 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted 30 days before the election.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person / absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 14 - Oct 29 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes, must furnish an approved reason for voting absentee

Texas

USW District: 13 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 05 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted 30 days before the election.

Can you register to vote online? No Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person/ absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 13 - Oct 30 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes, must furnish an approved reason for voting absentee

Utah

USW District: 12 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 23 Registration Instructions:

By mail or online, must be received by 5:00pm October 23.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Yes - In person / absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 20 - Oct 30 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Vermont

USW District: 4 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: November 02 Registration Instructions:

Received 6 days before Election Day by 5pm.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Yes - In person / absentee Early Voting Time Period: Sept 21 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Virginia

USW District: 8 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 13 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted 22 days before the election.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes -In person absentee Early Voting Time Period: Sept 18 - Oct 31 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Washington

USW District: 12 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 26 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted the Monday four weeks before the election by mail or online. Submitted in person on the Monday one week before the election in person.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person / absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 16 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

West Virginia

USW District: 8 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 13 Registration Instructions:

Postmarked or submitted 21 days before the election.

Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? No Early Voting? Yes - In person / absentee Early Voting Time Period: Oct 21 - Oct 31 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes, must furnish an approved reason for voting absentee

Wisconsin

USW District: 2 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 14 Registration Instructions: Can you register to vote online? Yes Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Yes - In person / absentee Early Voting Time Period: Varies by county Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes

Wyoming

USW District: 11 Registration Deadline, 2020 General Election: October 19 Registration Instructions: Can you register to vote online? No Same Day Registration? Yes Early Voting? Yes - In person absentee Early Voting Time Period: Sept 18 - Nov 2 Can you vote by mail (absentee)? Yes