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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

Deadline to register:

You can also register in person while voting absentee at your county clerk’s office through November 2nd, or at your polling place on Election Day.

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!

Contact your county clerk for information on the status of you ballot.


Hand deliver your ballot to your
local county clerk office as soon as possible.

If you mail your ballot, USPS recommends you do so by October 27.

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.

Vote in Person

You can cast your absentee ballot in-person at your county clerk’s office between now and November 2.

Election Day is November 3

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