Upcoming Elections by State

State Election Date Voter Registration Absentee Ballot Request Absentee Ballot Return Early In-Person Voting
Alabama          
Alabama General Election 11/8/2016 10/24/2016 11/3/2016 Hand delivered or postmarked by November 7, 2016 Early voting is not available in Alabama
Alaska          
Alaska State Primary Election 8/16/2016 Postmarked by July 17, 2016; Email or fax received by July 17, 2016 Received by August 6, 2016 Postmarked by August 16, 2016 August 1, 2016 - August 16, 2016
Alaska General Election 11/8/2016 Postmarked by October 9, 2016; Email or fax received by October 9, 2016 Received by October 29, 2016 Postmarked by November 8, 2016 October 24, 2016 - November 8, 2016
American Samoa          
American Samoa General Election 11/8/2016 Received by October 10, 2016 Received by October 24, 2016 Received by November 8, 2016 Early voting is not available in American Samoa
Arizona          
Arizona State Primary Election 8/30/2016 8/1/2016 Received by August 19, 2016 by 5pm 8/30/2016 August 3, 2016 - August 30, 2016
Arizona General Election 11/8/2016 10/10/2016 10/28/2016 11/8/2016 October 12, 2016 - November 8, 2016
Arkansas          
Arkansas General Election 11/8/2016 10/10/2016 November 1, 2016 if by post, fax or email; November 7, 2016 if in-person 11/8/2016 October 24, 2016 - November 7, 2016
California          
California Presidential and State Primary Election 6/7/2016 5/23/2016 5/31/2016 Postmarked by June 7, 2016, Received by June 10, 2016 Dates vary by county: contact local election official
California General Election 11/8/2016 10/24/2016 11/1/2016 Postmarked by November 8, 2016; Received by November 11, 2016 Dates vary by county: contact local election official
Colorado          
Colorado State Primary Election 6/28/2016 June 20, 2016 (Election Day Registration is available) Domestic voters must update voter registration/mailing address by June 20. All active voters are mailed a ballot, so no ballot request needed. Transmitted by 7pm MT on June 28, 2016; Received by July 6, 2016  
Colorado General Election 11/8/2016 October 31, 2016 (Election Day Registration is available) Domestic voters must update their voter registration/mailing address by October 31. All active voters are mailed a ballot, so no ballot request needed. Transmitted by 7pm MT on November 8, 2016; Received by November 16, 2016 October 24, 2016 - November 8, 2016
Connecticut          
Connecticut State Primary Election 8/9/2016 7/19/2016 8/8/2016 8/9/2016 Early voting is not available in Connecticut
Connecticut General Election 11/8/2016 November 1, 2016 (Election Day Registration is available) 11/7/2016 11/8/2016 Early voting is not available in Connecticut
Delaware          
Delaware State Primary Election 9/13/2016 8/20/2016 September 12, 2016 by Noon EDT September 13, 2016 by 8pm EDT Early voting is not available in Delware
Delaware General Election 11/8/2016 10/15/2016 November 7, 2016 by Noon EDT November 8, 2016 by 8pm EDT Early voting is not available in Delware
District of Columbia          
District of Columbia Presidential Primary AND District Primary 6/14/2016 5/23/2016 6/7/2016 6/14/2016 June 5, 2016 - June 11, 2016
District of Columbia General Election 11/8/2016 10/17/2016 11/1/2016 11/8/2016 October 30, 2016 - November 8, 2016
Florida          
Florida State Primary Election 8/30/2016 8/1/2016 8/24/2016 8/30/2016 August 20, 2016 - August 27, 2016
Florida General Election 11/8/2016 10/11/2016 11/2/2016 11/8/2016 October 29, 2016 - November 5, 2016
Georgia          
Georgia State Primary Election 5/24/2016 4/26/2016 Recommended 30 days prior to election: April 26, 2016 5/24/2016 Begins May 2, 2016
Georgia General Election 11/8/2016 10/11/2016 Recommeded 30 days priort to election: September 20, 2016 11/8/2016 Begins October 17, 2016
Guam          
Guam Territory Primary 8/27/2016 8/17/2016 Received by August 24, 2016 Postmarked by August 27, 2016 July 28, 2016-August 26, 2016 (In-person absentee)
Guam General Election 11/8/2016 10/28/2016 Received by November 5, 2016 Postmarked by November 8, 2016 October 10,2016-November 7, 2016 (In-person absentee)
Hawaii          
Hawaii State Primary Election 8/13/2016 7/14/2016 8/6/2016 8/13/2016 August 1, 2016 - August 11, 2016
Hawaii General Election 11/8/2016 10/10/2016 11/1/2016 11/8/2016 October 25, 2016 - November 5, 2016
Idaho          
Idaho General Election 11/8/2016 10/14/2016 11/2/2016 11/8/2016 October 24, 2016 - November 4, 2016
Illinois          
Illinois General Election 11/8/2016 October 11, 2016 (Grace Period until November 8, 2016) November 3, 2016, November 7, 2016 if requesting in person 11/8/2016 September 29, 2016 - November 7, 2016
Indiana          
Indiana General Election 11/8/2016 10/11/2016 Post received by October 31, 2016; In-person request by noon, November 7, 2016 11/8/2016 After October 11, 2016 (In-person Absentee Voting)
Iowa          
Iowa State Primary Election 6/7/2016 5/27/2016 6/3/2016 6/7/2016 In-person Absentee Voting: Varies by county; contact local election official
Iowa General Election 11/8/2016 10/29/2016 11/4/2016 11/8/2016 In-person Absentee Voting: Varies by county; contact local election official
Kansas          
Kansas State Primary Election 8/2/2016 7/12/2016 7/29/2016 8/2/2016 July 26, 2016 - August 1, 2016
Kansas General Election 11/8/2016 10/18/2016 11/4/2016 11/8/2016 November 1, 2016 - November 8, 2016
Kentucky          
Kentucky General Election 11/8/2016 10/11/2016 11/1/2016 11/8/2016 In-person Absentee Voting: Varies by county; contact local election official
Louisiana          
Louisiana General Election 11/8/2016 10/11/2016 November 4, 2016 by 4:30pm CST November 7, 2016 by 4:30pm CST October 25, 2016 - November 1, 2016
Maine          
Maine State Primary Election 6/14/2016 Per post by May 24, 2016; Same Day Voter Registration is available 6/8/2016 6/14/2016 In-person Absentee Voting: contact local election official
Maine General Election 11/8/2016 Per post by October 18, 2016; Same Day Voter Registration is available 11/3/2016 11/8/2016 In-person Absentee Voting: contact local election official
Maryland          
Maryland General Election 11/8/2016 10/18/2016 November 1, 2016 for ballot by mail; November 4, 2016 for electronic ballot Postmarked by November 8, 2016; Received by November 18, 2016 October 27, 2016 - November 3, 2016
Massachusetts          
Massachusetts State Primary Election 9/8/2016 8/19/2016 September 7, 2016 by 12pm EST 9/8/2016 Early voting is not available in this election
Massachusetts General Election 11/8/2016 10/19/2016 November 7, 2016 by 12 pm EST 11/8/2016 October 24, 2016 - November 4, 2016 Early Voting
Michigan          
Michigan State Primary Election 8/2/2016 7/5/2016 Received by July 30, 2016 by 2pm Received by August 2, 2016 by 8pm June 20, 2016 - August 1, 2016; In-person Absentee Voting; contact local election office
Michigan General Election 11/8/2016 10/11/2016 Received by November 5, 2016 by 2 pm Received by November 8, 2016 by 8pm Sep 24, 2016 - November 7, 2016; In-person Absentee Voting; contact local election office
Minnesota          
Minnesota State Primary Election 8/9/2016 July 19, 2016 (Election Day Registration is available) No deadline 8/9/2016 In-person Absentee Voting as of June 25, 2016
Minnesota General Election 11/8/2016 October 18, 2016 (Election Day Registration is available) No deadline 11/8/2016 In-person Absentee Voting as of Sep 24, 2016
Mississippi          
Mississippi General Election 11/8/2016 Postmarked by October 8, 2016 Post received by November 7, 2016; In-person request by November 5, 2015 by 12pm CST 11/8/2016 Early voting is not available in Mississippi
Missouri          
Missouri State Primary Election 8/2/2016 7/6/2016 7/27/2016 8/2/2016 Early voting is not available in Missouri
Missouri General Election 11/8/2016 10/12/2016 November 2, 2016 by 5 pm 11/8/2016 Early voting is not available in Missouri
Montana          
Montana Presidential and State Primary Election 6/7/2016 5/9/2016 June 6, 2016 by 12 pm 6/7/2016 May 9, 2016 - June 6, 2016; In-person Absentee Voting
Montana General Election 11/8/2016 10/11/2016 November 7, 2016 by 12 pm 11/8/2016 October 10, 2016 - November 7, 2016; In-person Absentee Voting
Nebraska          
Nebraska General Election 11/8/2016 10/21/2016 November 2, 2016 by 4 pm 11/8/2016 October 3, 2016 - November 7, 2016
Nevada          
Nevada State Primary Election 6/14/2016 May 14, 2016; May 24, 2016 if online or in-person 6/7/2016 6/14/2016 May 28, 2016 - June 10, 2016
Nevada General Election 11/8/2016 October 8, 2016; October 18, 2016 if online or in-person 11/1/2016 11/8/2016 October 22, 2016 - November 4, 2016
New Hampshire          
New Hampshire State Primary Election 9/13/2016 May 31, 2016 last day to change party affiliation; September 6, 2016 last day to register 9/12/2016 9/13/2016 Early voting is not available in New Hampshire
New Hampshire General Election 11/8/2016 10/29/2016 11/7/2016 November 8, 2016 if by mail Early voting is not available in New Hampshire
New Jersey          
New Jersey Presidential and State Primary Election 6/7/2016 5/17/2016 May 31, 2016 by mail; 3:00 pm June 6, 2016 in person June 7, 2016 by 8pm Early voting is not available in New Jersey
New Jersey General Election 11/8/2016 10/18/2016 November 1, 2016 if by mail; November 7, 2016 3:00 pm in person November 8, 2016 by 8pm Early voting is not available in New Jersey
New Mexico          
New Mexico Presidential and State Primary Election 6/7/2016 5/10/2016 6/3/2016 6/7/2016 Begins May 11, 2016
New Mexico General Election 11/8/2016 10/11/2016 11/4/2016 11/8/2016 Begins October 12, 2016
New York          
New York Federal Primary Election 6/28/2016 6/3/2016 Postmarked by June 21, 2016; In-person by June 27, 2016 Postmarked by June 27, 2016; Received by July 5, 2016 Early voting is not available in New York
New York State and Local Primary Election 9/13/2016 8/19/2016 Postmarked by September 6, 2016; In-person by September 12, 2016 Postmarked by September 12, 2016; Received by September 20, 2016 Early voting is not available in New York
New York General Election 11/8/2016 Postmarked by October 14, 2016 and received by October 19, 2016; In-person by October 14, 2016 Postmarked by November 1, 2016; In-person by November 7, 2016 Postmarked by November 7, 2016, Received by November 15, 2016 Early voting is not available in New York
North Carolina          
North Carolina General Election 11/8/2016 10/14/2016 11/1/2016 11/8/2016 October 27, 2016 - November 5, 2016
North Dakota          
North Dakota State Primary Election 6/14/2016 No voter registration required 6/13/2016 6/13/2016 Early Voting: contact local election official
North Dakota General Election 11/8/2016 No voter registration required 11/7/2016 11/7/2016 Early Voting: contact local election official
Ohio          
Ohio General Election 11/8/2016 10/11/2016 11/5/2016 Postmarked November 7, 2016, Received by November 18, 2016, In-Person November 8, 2016 October 12, 2016 - November 7, 2016
Oklahoma          
Oklahoma State Primary Election 6/28/2016 6/3/2016 June 22, 2016 by 5pm 6/28/2016 June 23, 2016 8am - 6pm; June 24, 2016 8am - 6pm; June 25, 2016 9am - 2pm
Oklahoma General Election 11/8/2016 10/14/2016 November 2, 2016 by 5pm 11/8/2016 November 3, 2016 8am - 6pm; November 4, 2016 8am 6pm; November 5, 2016 9am - 2pm
Oregon          
Oregon General Election 11/8/2016 10/18/2016 11/3/2016 11/8/2016 Early voting is not available in Oregon
Pennsylvania          
Pennsylvania General Election 11/8/2016 10/11/2016 11/1/2016 11/4/2016 Early voting is not available in Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico          
Puerto Rico State Primary Election 6/5/2016 4/18/2016 To be announced To be announced Early voting is not available in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico General Election 11/8/2016 9/19/2016 To be announced To be announced Early voting is not available in Puerto Rico
Rhode Island          
Rhode Island State Primary Election 9/13/2016 8/14/2016 8/23/2016 9/13/2016 Early voting is not available in Rhode Island
Rhode Island General Election 11/8/2016 10/9/2016 10/18/2016 11/8/2016 Early voting is not available in Rhode Island
South Carolina          
South Carolina State Primary Election 6/14/2016 5/14/2016 6/10/2016 6/14/2016 In-person Absentee Voting May 16, 2016 - June 13, 2016
South Carolina General Election 11/8/2016 10/8/2016 11/4/2016 11/8/2016 In-person Absentee Voting October 10, 2016 - November 7, 2016
South Dakota          
South Dakota Presidential and State Primary Election 6/7/2016 5/23/2016 6/6/2016 6/7/2016 In-person Absentee Voting as of April 22, 2016
South Dakota General Election 11/8/2016 10/24/2016 11/7/2016 11/8/2016 In-person Absentee Voting as of Sep 24, 2016
Tennessee          
Tennessee State Primary Election 8/4/2016 7/5/2016 7/28/2016 8/4/2016 July 15, 2016 - July 30, 2016
Tennessee General Election 11/8/2016 10/11/2016 11/1/2016 11/8/2016 October 19, 2016 - November 3, 2016
Texas          
Texas State Primary Runoff 5/24/2016        
Texas General Election 11/8/2016 10/11/2016 10/28/2016 11/8/2016 October 24, 2016 - November 4, 2016
Utah          
Utah State Primary Election 6/28/2016 Post by May 30, 2016; Online or in person by June 21, 2016 6/23/2016 6/28/2016 June 14, 2016 - June 24, 2016
Utah General Election 11/8/2016 Post by October 11, 2016; Online or in-person by November 1, 2016 11/3/2016 11/8/2016 October 25, 2016 - November 4, 2016
Vermont          
Vermont State Primary Election 8/9/2016 7/11/2016 8/8/2016 8/9/2016 June 26, 2016 - August 8, 2016
Vermont General Election 11/8/2016 11/2/2016 11/7/2016 11/8/2016 September 25, 2016 - November 7, 2016
Virginia          
Virginia State Primary Election 6/14/2016 5/23/2016 6/7/2016 6/14/2016 Early voting is not available in Virginia
Virginia General Election 11/8/2016 10/17/2016 November 1, 2016; In-person requests accepted until November 5, 2016 by 5pm 11/8/2016 Early voting is not available in Virginia
Virgin Islands          
Virgin Islands Primary Election 8/6/2016 To be announced To be announced To be announced Early voting is not available in the Virgin Islands
Virgin Islands General Election 11/8/2016 To be announced To be announced To be announced Early voting is not available in the Virgin Islands
Washington          
Washington Presidential Primary Election 5/24/2016 April 25, 2016 if by mail or online; May 16, 2016 if in-person Not Applicable: Washington has all mail elections. Ballots are mailed 18 days before the election. Not applicable: Washington has all mail elections. Ballots are due on Election Day. Early voting is not available in Washington.
Washington State Primary Election 8/2/2016 July 4, 2016 if online; July 25, 2016 in-person online Not Applicable: Washington has all mail elections. Ballots are mailed 18 days before the election. Not applicable: Washington has all mail elections. Ballots are due on Election Day. Early voting is not available Washington
Washington General Election 11/8/2016 October 10, 2016 if by mail or online, October 31, 2016 if in-person Not Applicable: Washington has all mail elections. Ballots are mailed 18 days before the election. Not applicable: Washington has all mail elections. Ballots are due on Election Day. Early voting is not available Washington
West Virginia          
West Virginia Presidential and State Primary Election 5/10/2016 4/19/2016 5/4/2016 Postmarked by May 10, 2016, Recieved by May 16, 2016; Hand delivered by May 9, 2016 April 27, 2016 - May 7, 2016
West Virginia General Election 11/8/2016 10/18/2016 11/2/2016 Postmarked by November 8, 2016, Recieved by November 18, 2016; Hand delivered by November 7, 2016 October 26, 2016 - November 5, 2016
Wisconsin          
Wisconsin State Primary Election 8/9/2016        
Wisconsin General Election 11/8/2016 October 19, 2016 if by mail, November 4, 2016 if in-person (Election Day Registration is available) 11/3/2016 Postmarked by November 8, 2016, Received by November 11, 2016 In-Person Absentee Voting available from October 24, 2016 to November 4, 2016 (not on weekends)
Wyoming          
Wyoming State Primary Election 8/16/2016 August 1, 2016 (Election Day Registration is available) 8/15/2016 8/16/2016 In-Person Absentee Voting as of July 8, 2016
Wyoming General Election 11/8/2016 10/24/2016 11/7/2016 11/8/2016 In-Person Absentee Voting as of September 30, 2016

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