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A message from Stephen Colbert FOR THE 2020 ELECTION.

Voting has ended for the 2020 General Election

Find updated information for future elections on your state website.

Register to Vote

Check your registration here.

Deadline to register:

If you missed the deadline, you can also register in person at your county election office or a late-registration location through Election Day, except between noon and 5:00 p.m. on November 2nd.

Request An Absentee Ballot

USPS recommends that you request your ballot by October 20.

If you have not requested it by October 20, you may not receive it in time to cast your vote.

Click here to jump to your state’s options for voting early in person, or make a plan for Election Day!

County Electors begin mailing ballots October 9.

Some Montana counties may conduct all-mail elections this year. Check here to see if you should expect a ballot in the mail automatically.

Check the status of your ballot here.

Fill Out Your Ballot

Follow the ballot instructions carefully and be sure to sign the affirmation on the signature envelope.

If you are a first time voter who registered by mail or online, follow all directions carefully. You may need to include a copy of an ID with your ballot.

Return Your Ballot

Hand deliver your ballot to the county election office as soon as possible.


USPS recommends mailing your ballot by October 27.

Vote in Person

 October 5 – November 2

All voters may apply, mark, and submit a ballot in person at their county election office.

Election Day is November 3

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