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Same Day Registration and Election Day Registration

Last updated: June 25, 2020
StateAllows Same-Day Registration During Early VotingAllows Election-Day RegistrationNotesContact your Local Election Office
Alabama
No
No
Alabama Election Offices
Alaska
Yes
Yes

According to the EAC, Alaska does offer Election Day Registration for presidential elections.

Alaska Election Offices
Arizona
No
No
Arizona Election Offices
Arkansas
No
No
Arkansas Election Offices
California
Yes
Yes

Same day registration starts 14 days before an election and runs through Election Day.

California Election Offices
Colorado
Yes
Yes
Colorado Election Offices
Connecticut
No
Yes

No SDR for primary elections

Connecticut Election Offices
Delaware
No
No
Delaware Election Offices
District of Columbia
Yes
Yes
District of Columbia Election Offices
Florida
No
No
Florida Election Offices
Georgia
No
No
Georgia Election Offices
Hawaii
Yes
Yes
Hawaii Election Offices
Idaho
Yes
Yes
Idaho Election Offices
Illinois
Yes
Yes

Illinois calls Same Day Registration "grace period registration."

Illinois Election Offices
Indiana
No
No
Indiana Election Offices
Iowa
No
Yes
Iowa Election Offices
Kansas
No
No
Kansas Election Offices
Kentucky
No
No
Kentucky Election Offices
Louisiana
No
No
Louisiana Election Offices
Maine
Yes
Yes
Maine Election Offices
Maryland
Yes
Yes
Maryland Election Offices
Massachusetts
No
No
Massachusetts Election Offices
Michigan
Yes
Yes
Michigan Election Offices
Minnesota
Yes
Yes
Minnesota Election Offices
Mississippi
No
No
Mississippi Election Offices
Missouri
No
No
Missouri Election Offices
Montana
Yes
Yes
Montana Election Offices
Nebraska
No
No
Nebraska Election Offices
Nevada
Yes
Yes
Nevada Election Offices
New Hampshire
No
Yes
New Hampshire Election Offices
New Jersey
No
No
New Jersey Election Offices
New Mexico
Yes
No

In 2020, Same Day Registration starts 28 days prior to the election and ends 3 days before Election Day. In 2021, this period will extend through Election Day.

New Mexico Election Offices
New York
No
No
New York Election Offices
North Carolina
Yes
No
North Carolina Election Offices
North Dakota
No
No
North Dakota Election Offices
Ohio
No
No
Ohio Election Offices
Oklahoma
No
No
Oklahoma Election Offices
Oregon
No
No
Oregon Election Offices
Pennsylvania
No
No
Pennsylvania Election Offices
Rhode Island
No
No

In Rhode Island, voters who missed the voter registration deadline may vote on Election Day for the offices of President and Vice President only. This is done at the office of the Board of Canvassers, not at the polling place.

Rhode Island Election Offices
South Carolina
No
No
South Carolina Election Offices
South Dakota
No
No
South Dakota Election Offices
Tennessee
No
No
Tennessee Election Offices
Texas
No
No
Texas Election Offices
Utah
Yes
Yes
Utah Election Offices
Vermont
Yes
Yes
Vermont Election Offices
Virginia
No
No
Virginia Election Offices
Washington
Yes
Yes
Washington Election Offices
West Virginia
No
No
West Virginia Election Offices
Wisconsin
No
Yes
Wisconsin Election Offices
Wyoming
No
Yes
Wyoming Election Offices