States With Same-Day Voter Registration

A deal by , 6. Nov. 2018 7:47 am

Today might be the one day we're hoping you aren't traveling- and if you are, that you're voting absentee! I'll cut right to the chase: Pirates, here are the states where you can register to vote on the same day you cast your ballot.

You can register to vote on Election Day in the following states:

1. Maine

When? Register the same day on Election Day only.

Where? Register at Early Voting locations and at polling places on Election day.

2. New Hampshire

When? Election Day only.

Where? Polling places on Election Day.

3. Vermont

When? Register the same day as both Early Voting and on Election Day.

Where? Early Voting locations and polling places on Election Day.

4. Connecticut

When? Register on Election Day.

Where? Town offices and satellite locations.

5. DC

When? Register the same day on Election Day.

Where? Early Voting locations and polling places on Election Day.

6. Utah

When? Register the same day as Early Voting and on Election Day.

Where? Early Voting locations and polling places.

7. California

When? Register the same day as Early Voting and on Election Day.

Where? County offices and satellite locations.

8. Colorado

When? Register the same day as Early Voting and on Election Day.

Where? County offices and satellite locations.

9. Hawaii

When? Register the same day as Early Voting and on Election Day.

Where? Early Voting locations and polling places on Election Day.

10. Wyoming

When? Register to vote on Election Day.

Where? Polling places or satellite locations on Election Day.

11. Idaho

When? Register to vote on Election Day.

Where? Precinct polling place where voter resides.

12. Montana

When? Register to vote on Election Day.
Where? County office.

13. Minnesota

When? Register to vote on Election Day.

Where? Polling places on Election Day.

14. Iowa

When? Register to vote on Early Voting or Election Day.

Where? Early Voting locations and polling places on Election Day.

15. Wisconsin

When? Register to vote on Election Day.

Where? Polling places on Election Day.

16. Illinois

When? Register to vote 27 days before through Election Day.

Where? Early Voting locations, satellite locations, or polling places on Election Day.


Important information for future elections: In these states, you can register on the same day, but only during the Early Voting period.

1. North Carolina

When? Early Voting period only.

Where? Early Voting locations.

2. Maryland

When? Early Voting period only.

Where? Early Voting locations.


In Washington state, you'll be able to register to vote on the same day as Election Day and Early Voting, beginning in 2019.


Travel to the polls today!