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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:

Mail either of the forms below to the address provided, or hand deliver to your county election board.

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!

Check the status of your ballot here.

Fill Out Your Ballot

Include a copy of your valid ID or have your ballot notarized.

Free ID Copy and Notary services are available at these businesses and financial institutions.

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 completed ballot to your county voting location as soon as possible.

If you mail your ballot, USPS recommends doing so no later than October 27th.

Absentee ballots requested due to the “physically incapacitated” or “care for physically incapacitated persons” excuse, must be returned by mail.

Vote in Person

October 29 – October 31

Election Day is November 3

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