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2020 Early voting calendar

Early voting takes place in person before Election Day. You do not need an excuse to vote early: if your state offers early voting, you can simply choose to take advantage of it. Early voting locations vary by county and state. We will add this information as we have it. If you have any question about early voting, please contact your Local Election Office.

If anything on this page is wrong, please send an email to error@voteamerica.com.

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Alabama
September 9, 2020
October 29, 2020

All Alabama voters must show a non-expired photo ID. Acceptable forms of ID include a driver's license or state ID card from any state; a US passport; a military ID card; an employee ID card issued by any state or federal agency; or a student ID card issued by any college or university in America. You can also show a Tribal ID card.
If you don't have a valid photo ID, you can vote if two election officials vouch for you and if you sign an affidavit.

Alaska
October 19, 2020
November 2, 2020

All Alaska voters must show a non-expired ID issued by the State of Alaska or the Federal Government. Acceptable forms of ID include a driver's license, state ID card, a military ID, a US passport, a hunting or fishing license.
If you don't have a photo ID, bring a utility bill, paycheck, government check, or bank statement that shows your full name and Alaska address.

Arizona
October 7, 2020
October 30, 2020

Arizona voters must show ONE photo ID or TWO non-photo IDs that show your name and Arizona address.

  • Acceptable photo IDs include any ID issued by the State of Arizona or the Federal government, such as a driver's license, state ID card, US passport, US military ID card. Your photo ID must be non-expired and show your current address.
  • Acceptable non-photo IDs include TWO documents that show your name and Arizona address. Acceptable documents include utility bills, bank statements, vehicle registration cards, or paychecks that include your full name and Arizona address.
  • If your photo ID doesn't show your current address, you can show ONE photo ID and ONE document that shows your name and current address.
Arkansas
October 19, 2020
November 2, 2020

All Arkansas voters must show a non-expired photo ID issued by the any US state or the federal government. You can show a driver's license from any state; a non-driver's ID card from any state; a US passport; a military ID card; or any other ID issued by any state or federal agency. You can also show a student ID card issued by an accredited Arkansas college or university. If unable to present a valid form of ID, voters are able to sign a personal identification affidavit.

California
October 5, 2020 (Some counties may vary, please confirm with your local election office)
November 2, 2020 (Some counties may vary, please confirm with your local election office)

Most California voters do not need to show ID. First time California voters should plan on showing ID. Acceptable forms of ID include a driver license from any state, a US passport, a government ID, a military ID, a tribal ID, or a student ID from an accredited college or university; OR a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and California address.

Colorado
October 19, 2020
November 2, 2020

Colorado voters must show ID to vote in person. Acceptable forms of ID must be valid and government issued. Acceptable photo ID include: a valid Colorado driver's license, a US passport; an employee photo ID issued by a US government or Colorado agency; a student photo ID issued by a Colorado college or univeristy. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include: a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address. Colorado voters may also show a birth certificate or certified naturalization document.

Connecticut
N/A
N/A
N/A
Delaware
N/A
N/A
N/A
District of Columbia
October 27, 2020
November 2, 2020

Most DC voters do not need to show ID to vote in person. First time DC voters, voters who have recently moved, or inactive registrants should plan on showing ID. Acceptable forms of photo ID include: a non-expired driver license from any state; a student ID card; a military ID card; a US passport; any other photo ID issued by any state or the federal government. Acceptable forms on non-photo ID include: a recent utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that shows your name and address.

Florida
October 24, 2020 (Some counties may vary, please confirm with your local election office)
October 31, 2020 (Some counties may vary, please confirm with your local election office)

Florida voters must show ID with your photo and signature. Acceptable forms of ID include: a Florida driver's license or state ID card; a US passport; a debit or credit card; a military ID; a student ID; a retirement center ID; a neighborhood association ID; a public assistance ID; a veteran health ID card issued by the US Department of Veterans Affairs; a license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm; an employee identification card by a US government agency. If your photo ID does not include your signature --- you must include another form of ID with your signature OR sign your name at the polls.

Georgia
October 12, 2020
October 30, 2020

Georgia voters must show photo ID to vote in person. Acceptable forms of ID include: a Georgia driver's license; a valid Georgia voter ID; a photo ID issued by the US federal government or the state of Georgia; a student ID card issued by a Georgia public university or college; a valid employee ID from any entity of the U.S. government or state of Georgia; a valid US passport; a military ID; valid tribal ID

Hawaii
October 20, 2020
November 2, 2020

Most Hawaii voters do not need to show ID. First time Hawaii voters should plan on showing ID before voting in person. Acceptable forms of photo ID include: a non-expired driver license from any state; a student ID card; a military ID card; a US passport; any other photo ID issued by any state or the federal government; a recent utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that shows your name and address.

Idaho
October 19, 2020
October 30, 2020

Idaho voters must show photo ID to vote in person. Acceptable forms of ID include: an Idaho driver's license; a photo ID issued by a US government agency or the state of Idaho; a valid US passport; a valid tribal ID; a student photo ID issued by a public school in Idaho; a license to carry concealed weapon. If you are unable to present a valid form of ID, you may sign a personal identification affidavit.

Illinois
September 24, 2020
November 2, 2020

Most Illinois voters do not need to show ID. First time Illinois voters should be prepared to show ID at the polls. Acceptable forms of photo ID include: a non-expired driver license from any state, a student ID card, a military ID card, a US passport, or any other photo ID issued by any state or the federal government. Acceptable forms on non-photo ID include: a recent utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that shows your name and address.

Indiana
October 6, 2020
November 2, 2020

All Indiana voters must show an ID that meets four criteria. One, it must show your photo. Two, it must show your name. Three, it cannot be expired. Four, it must be issued by the state of Indiana or the federal government. Examples of acceptable photo ID include an Indiana driver license, an Indiana state ID card, a military ID card, or a US passport.

Iowa
October 5, 2020
November 2, 2020

Iowa voters must show photo ID. Acceptable photo ID include: an Iowa driver's license, an Iowa state ID, a military or Veterans ID, a US passport, a tribal ID that has your photo and signature and valid expiration date, a current voter ID. If your valid photo ID does not have your current address, you must also show a document with your name and current address --- such as a residential lease, property tax statement, a utility bill, a bank statement, a paycheck, a government check. If you do not have ID, another registered voter may sign a form confirming your identity or you may show your election registration documents.

Kansas
October 14, 2020
November 2, 2020

Kansas voters must show photo ID to vote in person. Acceptable ID include: a driver's license from any US state, a state ID from any US state, a photo ID issued by the federal government or any US state, a concealed carry of handgun license, a US passport, a US government employee ID or badge, a US Military ID, a student ID card issued by a Kansas college or university, a public assistance ID issued by a government agency, a tribal ID. If you are age 65 or over, your photo ID can be expired. If your religious belief do not allow you have photo ID --- then you may sign an affidavit to vote without showing ID.

Kentucky
October 13, 2020
November 2, 2020

Kentucky voters must show photo ID to vote in person. Acceptable forms of ID include: a Kentucky driver's license; a Military photo ID; a US Passport; a student photo ID issued by a US public or private college, university, or postgraduate technical or professional school.

If a voter does not have valid ID, they may sign a form saying they could not get an acceptable ID due to one of the reasons listed on the form, such as --- work schedule or afraid of exposing themselves to COVID-19. The voter must include a document showing their name with the form.

Louisiana
October 16, 2020
October 27, 2020

Louisiana voters must show photo ID that contains their name and signature to vote in person. Acceptable ID include: a driver's license issued by any US state, a state ID issued by any US state, a Louisiana Special ID, a US passport, a US miltary photo ID, a tribal ID that contains your photo and signature, student ID that contains your name and signature, other photo ID that contains your signature.

If you are unable to provide an acceptable form of ID, you will still be able to vote by signing a voter affidavit.

Maine
October 5, 2020
October 30, 2020

Most Maine voters do not need to show ID. First time Maine voters should plan on showing ID at the polls. Acceptable forms of photo ID include: a drivers license from any state, a US passport, a government ID card, a military ID card, a tribal ID card, or a student ID card from an accredited college or university. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include a recent utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and Maine address.

Maryland
October 26, 2020
November 2, 2020

Most Maryland voters do not need to show ID. First time Maryland voters should be prepared to show ID. Acceptable forms of photo ID include: a non-expired driver license from any state, a student ID card, a military ID card, a US passport, a photo ID issued by any state or the federal government. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include: a recent utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that shows your name and address.

Massachusetts
October 17, 2020
October 30, 2020

Most Massachusetts voters do not need to show ID. First time Massachusetts voters should be prepared to show ID. Acceptable forms of photo ID include: a non-expired driver license from any state, a student ID card, a military ID card, a US passport, a photo ID issued by any state or the federal government. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include: a recent utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that shows your name and address.

Michigan
September 24, 2020
November 2, 2020

Michigan voters must show photo ID to vote in person. Acceptable ID include: a driver's license issued by any US state, a state photo ID issued by any US State, any government issued photo ID, a US passport, a current US miltary ID, a current tribal ID, a Michigan student photo ID. If you are unable to provide an acceptable form of ID, you will still be able to vote by signing a voter affidavit.

Minnesota
September 18, 2020
November 2, 2020

Most Minnesota voters do not need to show ID. First time Minnesota voters should be prepared to show ID. Acceptable forms of ID include A include a non-expired photo ID, such as a driver license from any state, a US passport, a government ID, a military ID, a tribal ID, or a student ID from an accredited college or university; OR a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and Minnesota address.

Mississippi
N/A
N/A
N/A
Missouri
N/A
N/A
N/A
Montana
October 2, 2020
November 2, 2020

Montana voters must show photo ID to vote in person. Acceptable ID include: a valid driver's license, a student photo ID, a tribal photo ID, other current photo ID. If you do not have a photo ID, you may fill out the “Polling Place Elector ID” form and show one of the following to vote: a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, notice of confirmation of voter registration, government check, or any government document that shows your name and current address.

Nebraska
October 5, 2020
November 2, 2020

Most Nebraska voters do not need to show ID to vote. If you are voting for the first time in Nebraska and you registered to vote by mail, you might need to show ID. Acceptable forms of ID include a non-expired photo ID, such as a driver license from any state, a US passport, a government ID, a military ID, a tribal ID, or a student ID from an accredited college or university; OR a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and Nebraska address.

Nevada
October 17, 2020
October 30, 2020

Most Nevada voters do not need to show ID. If you’re voting for the first time in Nevada and you registered to vote by mail, you might need to show ID. Acceptable forms of ID include a non-expired photo ID, such as a driver license from any state, a US passport, a government ID, a military ID, a tribal ID, or a student ID from an accredited college or university; OR a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and Nevada address.

New Hampshire
N/A
N/A
N/A
New Jersey
N/A
N/A
N/A
New Mexico
October 6, 2020
October 31, 2020

Most New Mexico voters do not need to show ID. First time New Mexico voters should plan on showing ID. Acceptable forms of ID include a non-expired photo ID, such as a driver license from any state, a US passport, a government ID, a military ID, a tribal ID, or a student ID from an accredited college or university; OR a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and New Mexico address. Additionally, Albuquerque and Rio Rancho voters must show ID for local elections.

New York
October 24, 2020
November 1, 2020

Most New York voters don't need to show ID. First time New York voters should expect to show ID. Acceptable forms of photo-ID include a non-expired drivers license from any state, a military ID, a student ID, a tribal ID, a US passport, or any other government issued photo ID. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include a current utility bill, bank statement, pay statement, car registration, rent receipt, government check, or other government document that shows your name and New York address.

North Carolina
October 15, 2020
October 31, 2020

Most North Carolina voters don't need to show ID at the polls. First time North Carolina voters should be prepared to show ID. Acceptable forms of photo-ID include a non-expired drivers license from any state, a military ID, a student ID, a US passport, or any other government issued photo ID. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include a current utility bill, bank statement, pay statement, car registration, rent receipt, government check, or other government document that shows your name and North Carolina address.

North Dakota
October 19, 2020 (Some counties may vary, please confirm with your local election office)
November 2, 2020 (Some counties may vary, please confirm with your local election office)

All North Dakota voters must provide ID that shows your name, current North Dakota home address, and your date of birth. This can be one ID, or a combination of IDs. Acceptable forms of ID include a North Dakota driver's license or state ID card; a tribal ID card; or a Long Term Care ID certificate provided by a ND facility. If your ID does not include your current address, you can also show a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or any other government document that shows your current address.

Ohio
October 6, 2020
November 2, 2020

All Ohio voters must show ID proving name and address. Acceptable forms of photo ID include an Ohio driver license, an Ohio state ID card, a military ID, a US passport, or any other photo ID issued by the Ohio or federal government. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include a recent utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and Ohio address.

Oklahoma
October 29, 2020
October 31, 2020

Oklahoma voters must show ID that meets four requirements. One, it must show your name. Two, it must show your photograph. Three, it must not be expired. Four, it must be issued by the state of Oklahoma, the federal government, or a federally recognized Indian tribe or nation. You could also just show your Oklahoma voter registration card (issued by your county board of elections).

Oregon
N/A
N/A
N/A
Pennsylvania
September 14, 2020 (Some counties may vary, please confirm with your local election office)
October 27, 2020 (Some counties may vary, please confirm with your local election office)

Most Pennsylvania voters do not need to show ID. First time Pennsylvania voters should be prepared to show ID. Acceptable ID include: a Pennsylvania driver’s license or PennDOT ID card; an ID issued by the U.S. Government; a student ID; an employee ID; a current utility bill, paycheck, bank statement; or other government document that shows your name and address.

Rhode Island
October 14, 2020
November 2, 2020

Rhode Island voters must show a photo ID at the polls. Acceptable forms of ID include any photo ID issued by the Rhode Island or the Federal Government, such as a driver's license, driver's permit, state ID card, military ID, medical card, or a US passport. You can also show a student ID, tribal ID, birth certificate, or social security card.

South Carolina
October 5, 2020
November 2, 2020

All South Carolina voters are expected to show an ID that includes your photo and signature. You can show any photo ID issued by the South Carolina government or the federal government. Acceptable IDs include a South Carolina driver's license, permit, or state ID card; a SC Voter Registration Card with Photo; a Military ID card; a Veterans Affairs Benefit Card; or a US passport.

South Dakota
September 18, 2020
November 2, 2020

All South Dakota voters are expected to show a photo ID. Acceptable forms of ID include a South Dakota driver license, a South Dakota nondriver ID card, a military ID card, a US passport, a tribal ID card, student ID card from a South Dakota high school, a CURRENT student ID card from an accredited South Dakota college or university or trade school, or any other photo ID issued by the South Dakota government or the federal government. If you do not have valid ID, you may sign an affidavit to vote in person.

Tennessee
October 14, 2020
October 29, 2020

Tennessee voters must show photo ID to vote in person. Acceptable ID include: a Tennessee driver's license, a photo ID issued by the federal or Tennessee state government, a valid US passport, a valid employee photo ID issued by the state of Tennessee or federal government, a valid US military photo ID. You cannot use a student ID to vote in Tennessee. If you could not get an acceptable ID because of financial burden or religious objection, you may sign an affidavit and vote in person.

Texas
October 13, 2020
October 30, 2020

All Texas voters must show photo ID issued by the state of Texas or the federal government. If you are under 70, you should show a current ID or one that expired within the past 4 years. If you're over 70, an expired photo ID is fine. Acceptable forms of ID include a Texas Driver License, a Texas state ID card, a Texas Election Identification Card, a Texas handgun license, a US Military ID, a US passport, or a US Citizenship Certificate that contains your photo. You cannot use a student ID to vote in Texas.

If you don't have an acceptable voter ID, you will be required to sign an affidavit and show an official document that shows your name and Texas address. Acceptable documents include a bank statement, utility bill, paycheck, residential lease, or any government document that shows your name and home address.

Utah
October 20, 2020
October 30, 2020

Every registered voter receives a mail-in ballot before election day. You can still vote in person at designated polling centers if you choose.

Utah voters must show ID to vote in person. Acceptable ID include: a Utah driver's license; a Utah state ID; any government issued photo ID; a currently valid Utah permit to carry a concealed weapon; a US passport; a currently valid US military ID; a valid tribal ID (does not need a photo).

If you do not have any of the above, you may show any TWO of the following: a bank statement, utility bill, residential lease; an employee ID issued by a Utah company, a student ID issued by a Utah college, university, or technical school; a Medicaid or Medicare benefits card; an employee ID card issued by any Utah employer; Current Utah vehicle registration; or any other government issued document that shows your name and Utah address.

Vermont
September 21, 2020
November 2, 2020

Most Vermont voters do not need to show ID. First time Vermont voters should bring ID to the polls. Acceptable forms of ID include a non-expired photo ID, such as a driver license from any state, a US passport, a government ID, a military ID, a tribal ID, or a student ID from an accredited college or university; OR a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and Vermont address.

Virginia
September 18, 2020
October 31, 2020

Virginia voters must show ID to vote in person. Acceptable ID include: a Virginia driver's license; a Virginia state ID; a government issued photo ID; a US passport; a student photo ID issued by a US college or university; a valid employee photo ID; a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document containing your name and address.

If you do not have the above AND you have voted in Virginia at least once before, you may sign an affidavit to vote in person.

Washington
October 16, 2020
November 2, 2020

Most voters in Washington vote by mail. If you choose to vote in person, be prepared to show a non-expired photo ID. Acceptable forms of ID include: a driver's license; a state ID card; a student identification card; a tribal ID; an employer ID; or any other photo ID issued by the state of Washington or the federal government.

West Virginia
October 21, 2020
October 31, 2020

All West Virginia voters have to show ID.

  • Acceptable forms of photo ID include: Any photo ID issued by the West Virginia or the federal government, such as a driver's license, US passport, or Military ID card, or a concealed carry permit. A driver's license issued by another state. A student ID card issued by an accredited college or university.
  • Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include: A voter registration card; Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security card; Birth certificate; WV hunting or fishing license; SNAP or TANF program ID card; Bank or debit card; Utility bill or bank statement issued within six months of the election; health insurance card; or any government document that shows your name and home address.
Wisconsin
October 20, 2020
November 1, 2020 (Some municipalities may vary, please confirm with your local election office)

All Wisconsin voters must show photo ID. Wisconsin strongly prefers IDs issued by Wisconsin or the federal government, such as a Wisconsin driver's license or state ID card; a US military ID; a US passport; a non-expired Veterans Health Administration ID; a certificate of naturalization that was issued within the past 2 years; a temporary Wisconsin driver's license or ID card or any other document issued by the Wisconsin DOT, or another Wisconsin government agency. You can also show a Tribal ID card or a non-expired student ID card issued by an accredited Wisconsin college or university.
If your student ID is expired OR the issuance and expiration dates are more than 2 years apart --- you must also bring some sort of document that shows that you are currently enrolled.

Wyoming
September 18, 2020
November 2, 2020

Most Wyoming voters do not need to show ID. First time Wyoming voters should be prepared to show ID with their name and address. Acceptable forms of ID include: a non-expired driver license from any state; a student ID card; a military ID card; a US passport; a photo ID issued by any state or the federal government; a recent utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that shows your name and address.