Voter Registration Deadlines and Poll Hours

 

This table shows each state's deadline to register to vote in the 2008 general election, on November 4, 2008. It also indicates the polling hours in each state. When voting information becomes available for the 2012 Presidential Election, infoplease.com will post it here so be sure to check back at a later date.

State Voter Registration Deadline Polling Hours
Alabama October 24 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Alaska October 5 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
Arizona October 6 6:00 AM-7:00 PM
Arkansas October 6 7:30 AM-7:30 PM
California October 20 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
Colorado October 6 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Connecticut October 28 6:00 AM-8:00 PM
Delaware October 11 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
District of Columbia October 6 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
Florida October 6 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Georgia October 6 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Hawaii October 6 7:00 AM-6:00 PM
Idaho October 101 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Illinois October 7 6:00 AM-7:00 PM
Indiana October 6 6:00 AM-6:00 PM
Iowa October 251 7:00 AM-9:00 PM
Kansas October 20 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Kentucky October 6 6:00 AM-6:00 PM
Louisiana October 6 6:00 AM-8:00 PM
Maine October 141 6:00 AM-9:00 PM
Maryland October 14 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
Massachusetts October 15 7:00 AM-8:00PM
Michigan October 6 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
Minnesota October 141 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
Missouri October 8 6:00 AM-7:00 PM
Mississippi October 4 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Montana October 61 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
Nebraska October 24 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Nevada October 4 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
New Hampshire N/A1 Varies
New Jersey October 14 6:00 AM-8:00 PM
New Mexico October 7 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
New York October 10 6:00 AM-9:00 PM
North Carolina October 10 6:30 AM-7:30 PM
North Dakota N/A2 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Ohio October 6 6:30 AM-7:30 PM
Oklahoma October 10 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Oregon October 14 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
Pennsylvania October 6 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
Rhode Island October 4 6:00 AM-9:00 PM
South Carolina October 4 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
South Dakota October 20 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Tennessee October 6 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Texas October 6 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Utah October 6 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
Vermont October 29 Varies from 5:00 AM-10:00 AM; all close 7:00 PM
Virginia October 6 6:00 AM-7:00 PM
Washington October 4 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
West Virginia October 14 6:30AM-7:30 PM
Wisconsin October 151 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
Wyoming October 61 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
1. State with Election Day Registration.
2. North Dakota does not have voter registration.
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