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Listing by State of Polling Hours, Voter ID Requirements, and State Voter Hotlines

Civic engagement is at the very core of our democracy, make sure you have a say in your government, and most importantly your life.

Civic engagement is at the very core of our democracy, make sure you have a say in your government, and most importantly your life.

It's as easy as: REGISTER to vote. VOLUNTEER at the polls.

Alabama

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
1-800-274-8683
Non-strict photo ID
http://www.alabamavotes.gov

Alaska

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1-866-952-8683
Non-strict non-photo ID
http://www.elections.alaska.gov

American Samoa

6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
1-864- 699-3570
No ID requirement
https://www.americansamoa.gov/election-office/

Arizona

6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
1-877-843-8683
Strict non-photo ID
http://www.azsos.gov/elections

Arkansas

7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
1-800-482-1127
Non-strict non-photo ID
http://www.sos.arkansas.gov/elections/Pages/default.aspx

California

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1-800-354-8683
No ID Requirement
http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections

Colorado

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
303-894-2200
Non-strict non-photo ID
http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/main.html

Connecticut

6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1-800-540-3764
Non-strict non-photo ID
https://portal.ct.gov/SOTS/Common-Elements/V5-Template---Redesign/Elections--Voting--Home-Page

Delaware

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
302-739-4277
Non-strict non-photo ID
http://elections.delaware.gov/index.shtml  

District of Columbia

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1-866-328-6837
No ID Requirement
https://www.dcboe.org/

Florida

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
1-877-868-3737
Non-strict photo ID
http://dos.myflorida.com/elections   

Georgia

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
1-877-725-9797
Strict Photo ID
http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/elections

Guam

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1-671-477-9791
No ID requirement
http://gec.guam.gov

Hawaii

7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
1-800-442-8683
Non-strict photo ID
http://elections.hawaii.gov

Idaho
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
208-334-2300
Non-strict photo ID
http://idahovotes.gov

Illinois

6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
217-782-4141
No ID Requirement
http://www.elections.il.gov/Default.aspx

Indiana

6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
1-800-622-4941
Strict photo ID
https://indianavoters.in.gov/PublicSite/PublicMain.aspx

Iowa

7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
1-888-767-8683
No ID Requirement
https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/voterinformation/index.html

Kansas

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
1-800-262-8683
Strict photo ID
http://www.kssos.org/main.html

Kentucky

6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
1-800-246-1399
Non-strict non-photo ID
http://elect.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Louisiana

6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1-800-883-2805
Non-strict photo ID
http://www.sos.la.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Maine

6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
207-624-7650
No ID Requirement
http://www.maine.gov/portal/government/edemocracy/elections_voting.html

Maryland

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1-800-222-8683
No ID requirement
http://www.elections.state.md.us/index.html

Massachusetts

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1-800-462-8683
No ID Requirement
http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleidx.htm

Michigan

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1-888-767-6424
Non-strict photo ID
michigan.gov/vote

Minnesota

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1-877-600-8683
No ID Requirement
http://mnvotesinfo.sos.state.mn.us/

Mississippi

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
1-800-829-6786
Strict photo ID
http://www.sos.ms.gov/Elections-Voting/Pages/default.aspx

Missouri

6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
1-800-669-8683
Non-strict non-photo ID
http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/

Montana

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1-888-884-8683
Non-strict non-photo ID
http://sos.mt.gov/Elections/index.asp

Nebraska

8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in CT 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in MT
1-888-727-0007
No ID requirement
http://www.sos.ne.gov/dyindex.html

Nevada

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
775-684-5705
No ID requirement
http://nvsos.gov/index.aspx?page=3

New Hampshire

Polling hours vary. In general, polling places open between 6 a.m. and 11 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m.
603-271-3242
Strict photo ID
http://sos.nh.gov/Elections.aspx

New Jersey

6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
1-877-658-6837
1-800-292-0039
No ID requirement
http://www.nj.gov/state/elections/index.html

New Mexico

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
1-8000-477- 3632
No ID requirement
http://www.sos.state.nm.us/default.aspx

New York

6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
1-8000-367- 8683
No ID requirement
http://www.elections.ny.gov/

North Carolina

6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
1-866-522-4723
No ID requirement
http://www.ncsbe.gov/

North Marianas Islands

https://www.votecnmi.gov.mp/

 
North Dakota

Times vary. Polls open between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. and close between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
 
1-800-352-0867
1-800-366-6888
Strict non-photo ID
http://sos.nd.gov/elections

Ohio

6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
1-877-868-3772
Strict non-photo ID
http://www.sos.state.oh.us/SOS/elections.aspx

Oklahoma

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
405-521-2391
Non-strict non-photo ID
https://www.ok.gov/elections/

Oregon

Oregon is an elections-by-mail state. A voter may still vote on Election Day at a local municipal clerk's office. All ballots must be received by 8 p.m.
Pacific time.
1-866-673-8683
No ID requirement
http://sos.oregon.gov/voting-elections/Pages/default.aspx

Pennsylvania

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1-877-868-3772
No ID requirement
http://www.votespa.com/en-us

Puerto Rico

No ID requirement
http://ceepur.org/es-pr/Paginas/default.aspx

Rhode Island

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
401-222-2340
Non-strict photo ID
http://www.elections.state.ri.us/

South Carolina

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
803-734-9060
Non-strict non-photo ID
http://www.scvotes.org/

South Dakota

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
1-888-703-5328
Non-strict photo ID
https://sdsos.gov/

Tennessee

Varies by county.
1-877-850-4959
Strict photo ID
http://sos.tn.gov/elections

Texas

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
1-800-252-8683
Strict non-photo ID
http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml/

Utah

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1-800-252-8683
Non-strict non-photo ID
https://vote.utah.gov/vote/menu/index

Vermont

Open between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m.
Close at 7 p.m.
1-800-439-8683
No ID requirement
https://www.sec.state.vt.us/elections.aspx

Virgin Islands

No ID requirement
http://www.vivote.gov/

Virginia

6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
1-800-552-9745
Strict photo ID
http://elections.virginia.gov/

Washington

Washington is an elections-by-mail state and does not have polling places. Ballots must be postmarked no later than Election Day. They may also be returned to a designated ballot drop box or returned in person to the county elections
department by 8 p.m. on Election Day.
1-800-449-4881
Non-strict non-photo ID
http://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/

West Virginia

6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
1-866-767-8683
No ID requirement
http://www.sos.wv.gov/elections/Pages/default.aspx

Wisconsin

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1-866-868-3947
Strict photo ID
https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/

Wyoming

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
307-777-5860
No ID requirement
http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Default.aspx

Additional Resources

ABA President Linda Klein's Op-Ed - Right to Vote - The Crown Jewel of American Liberties, published on September 27, 2016, in honor of National Voter Registration Day. Our map below has resources to help you vote.

Will Your Voice be Heard? Voting is a cornerstone of our democracy. The American Bar Association is asking you to vote and encourage your family, colleagues, and community to vote. We have developed a Will Your Voice be Heard on Election Day? card to assist you in your outreach.

Download the Voter Card - Our Will Your Voice be Heard on Election Day? card is for lawyers and others who have an interest in promoting civic participation as an essential element of the rule of law. The card can be custom-made to feature your firm or organization and can be easily distributed to your clients and community.

Your Right to Vote - We asked some high school students to tell us why their right to vote is important. Their responses were INSPIRING!! Watch the video.

Guide to U.S. Presidential Elections for Foreign Visitors: An informative guide for foreign visitors on the U.S. presidential election process.