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Voter Registration Deadlines and Polling Place Hours for the 2012 General Election

Questions about voter registration or polling place hours? Contact your local election office.

NOTE
: EDR indicates states with Election Day Registration. Polling place hours are listed according to local time, unless otherwise noted.  Polling place opening and/or closing times in some states may vary by locality.  Dates listed may apply to in-person or by-mail registration deadlines (or both).  Some states may have different deadlines for in-person or by-mail processes.  Voters are urged to contact their local election office to confirm specific deadlines and polling place hours for Election Day on Tuesday, November 6.

State

Registration Deadline

Polling Place Hours

Alabama

October 26th

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Alaska

October 7th

7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Arizona

October 9th

6:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Arkansas

October 7th

7:30 AM - 7:30 PM

California

October 22nd

7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Colorado

October 9th

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Connecticut

November 1st

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Delaware

October 13th

7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

District of Columbia

October 19th (EDR)

7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Florida

October 9th

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Georgia

October 9th

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Hawaii

October 8th

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Idaho

October 12th (EDR)

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Illinois

November 3rd

6:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Indiana

October 9th

6:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Iowa

October 27th (EDR)

7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Kansas

October 16th

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Kentucky

October 9th

6:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Louisiana

October 9th

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Maine

October 16th (EDR)

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Maryland

October 16th  

7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Massachusetts

October 17th

7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Michigan

October 9th

7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Minnesota

October 16th (EDR)

7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Mississippi

October 6th

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Missouri

October 10th 

6:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Montana

October 9th (EDR)

7:00 AM -8:00 PM

Nebraska

October 26th

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM (MST)
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM (CST)

Nevada

October 6th

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

New Hampshire

October 27th (EDR)

Varies

New Jersey

October 16th

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

New Mexico

October 9th

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

New York

October 12th

6:00 AM - 9:00 PM

North Carolina

November 3rd

6:30 AM - 7:30 PM

North Dakota

N/A

7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Ohio

October 9th

6:30 AM - 7:30 PM

Oklahoma

October 12th

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Oregon*

October 16th

N/A

Pennsylvania

October 9th

7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Rhode Island

October 7nd

7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

South Carolina

October 6th

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

South Dakota

October 22nd

7:00am-7:00pm

Tennessee

October 8th

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Texas

October 9th

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Utah

October 22nd

7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Vermont

October 31st

Open by 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Virginia

October 15th  

6:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Washington*

October 29th

N/A

West Virginia

October 16th

6:30 AM - 7:30 PM

Wisconsin

October 17th (EDR)

7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Wyoming

October 22nd (EDR)

7:00 AM -7:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* All elections in Oregon and Washington are conducted by mail

 

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