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ELECTION DAY IS

NOVEMBER 3RD, 2020

WHO AND WHAT IS ON MY BALLOT?

We’ve created voter guides for our 11 battleground states. Click on your state below to view the candidates and issues that are on your ballot.

I'M VOTING IN PERSON

WHEN ARE POLLS OPEN AND WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

Arizona

Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Bring a valid ID, such as a:

  • Valid Arizona driver’s license
  • Valid Arizona non-operating identification card
  • Tribal enrollment card or other form of tribal identification
  • Valid United States federal, state, or local government-issued identification
  • No photo ID? Click here for more information about other options.
Florida

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Bring a valid ID with a photo and signature, such as:

  • Your Florida driver’s license
  • U.S. passport
  • Debit or credit card (with picture)
  • Military ID
  • Student ID
  • Retirement center ID
  • Neighborhood association ID
  • Public assistance ID
  • Veteran health ID issued by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

If you forget your ID on Election Day, you can still cast a provisional vote which will be evaluated for eligibility by a canvassing board.

Iowa

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Bring a valid ID, such as:

  • An Iowa driver’s license or non-operator ID
  • U.S. passport
  • U.S. military ID or veteran’s ID
  • Tribal ID/document
  • Iowa voter ID card

A voter without one of the listed forms of ID may have the voter’s identity attested to by another registered voter in the precinct or may prove identity and residence using Election Day Registration documents.

Maine

Most polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Some municipalities have varied hours. Confirm local poll hours here.

Maine does not require voters to present identification while voting.

If a voter registers to vote on Election Day, they must provide identification and proof of residency.

Michigan

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Bring a valid ID, such as:

  • Michigan driver’s license or state-issued ID card
  • Driver’s license or personal identification card issued by another state
  • Federal or state government-issued photo identification
  • U.S. passport
  • Military ID with photo
  • Student identification with photo from a high school or accredited institution of higher learning
  • Tribal identification card with photo

If you do not have a photo ID or do not bring it with you to the polls, you may still vote! Simply sign an affidavit stating that you are not in possession of photo identification. Your ballot is included with all others and is counted on Election Day.

Nevada

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Bring a valid ID, such as:

  • The card issued to the voter at the time they registered to vote
  • A driver’s license
  • An identification card issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles
  • A military identification card
  • Any other form of identification issued by a governmental agency which contains the voter’s signature and physical description or picture

If your name is on the list at the polling location, you don’t need to show any ID in order to vote.

New Hampshire

Polling times vary on a city-by-city basis. All polling places must be open between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Bring a valid ID, such as:

  • A valid driver’s license issued by any state or the federal government
  • A U.S. passport or passcard
  • A student ID
  • Click here for more information and other valid ID options.

If you don’t have any or all of the required documents, you can sign an affidavit at the polls and vote!

North Carolina

Polls are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Photo ID is not required in any North Carolina election in 2020.

Pennsylvania

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Pennsylvania does not require voters to present identification while voting in most cases. However, first-time voters must show identification. Acceptable forms of ID for first-time voters include:

  • Pennsylvania driver’s license of PennDOT ID card
  • ID issued by any Pennsylvania agency
  • ID issued by the U.S. government
  • U.S. Passport
  • U.S. Armed forces ID
  • Student ID
  • Employee ID
  • Confirmation issued by the County Voter Registration Office
  • Non-photo ID issued by Pennsylvania
  • Non-photo issued by the U.S. government
  • Firearm permit
  • Current utility bill
  • Current bank statement
  • Current paycheck
  • Government check
Virginia

Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Bring a valid ID, such as a:

  • U.S. passport
  • Virginia driver’s license or ID card
  • U.S. Military photo ID
  • Nursing home resident photo ID if issued by a government facility
  • Virginia DMV issued Veteran’s ID card
  • Tribal enrollment or other tribal ID
  • Student ID card from Virginia with a photo
  • ID card issued by a government agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia, one of its political subdivisions, or the federal government
  • Employee identification card with a photo
  • A copy of a current utility bill
  • Bank statement
  • Government check, paycheck, or other government document containing the name and address of the voter

If you get to your polling place without acceptable ID, you can sign an ID statement affirming your identity and you will be able to vote a with regular ballot.

If you do not sign an ID statement to affirm your identity you may vote a provisional ballot. You will be provided instructions to ensure your vote will count.

Wisconsin

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Bring a valid ID, such as:

  • A Wisconsin DOT-issued driver license, even if driving privileges are revoked or suspended, with or without a star in the right-hand corner.
  • A Wisconsin DOT-issued identification card, with or without a star in the right-hand corner.
  • A Wisconsin DOT-issued identification card or driver license without a photo issued under the religious exemption
  • Military ID card issued by a U.S. uniformed service
  • A U.S. passport
  • An identification card issued by a federally recognized Indian tribe in Wisconsin (May be used even if expired before the most recent general election.)
  • A photo identification card issued by a Wisconsin accredited university or college, or technical college that contains the following:
    • Date the card was issued
    • Signature of student
  • Click here for more information and other valid ID options.

Please continue to follow COVID-minded practices like wearing a mask and keeping 6 feet away from others. Bring a black pen with you just in case. Any voter in line when the polls close are permitted to vote. Stay in line!

I'M VOTING BY MAIL

I NEED TO RETURN MY MAIL-IN BALLOT

So, now that you’ve filled out your ballot — what’s next? Check out how to return your mail-in ballot in our 11 battleground states and when to turn those ballots in to ensure your voice is heard in the 2020 General Election. P.S. We recommend you turn those ballots in ASAP!

Arizona AZ Ballot Return Information

Deadline: Received by mail (no exception for postmark) or in person at a ballot drop box/voting location no later than November 3rd at 7:00 PM

Florida FL Ballot Return Information

Deadline: Received by mail (no exception for postmark) or in person at a ballot drop box/voting location no later than November 3rd at 7:00 PM

Iowa IA Ballot Return Information

Deadline: Received by mail no later than November 3rd at 9:00 PM or postmarked no later than November 2nd and received by November 9th at 12:00 PM or in person at the county auditor’s office by November 3rd at 9:00 PM (absentee ballots cannot be delivered to one’s polling place)

Maine ME Ballot Return Information

Deadline: Received by mail (no exception for postmark) or in person at a ballot drop box/voting location no later than November 3rd at 8:00 PM

Michigan MI Ballot Return Information

Deadline: A Michigan court overturned an extension that allowed absentee ballots to be received two weeks after Election Day, ruling that the votes must instead be received by 8 p.m. on Nov. 3.

Nevada NV Ballot Information (See Last Paragraph)

Deadline: Received by mail (postmarked or returned) no later than November 3rd or in person at a ballot drop off location by November 3rd at 7:00 PM

New Hampshire NH Ballot Return Information

Deadline: Received by mail (no exception for postmark) or in person by November 3rd at 5:00 PM

North Carolina NC Ballot Return Information

Deadline: If you plan to return your ballot in person, it should be received by 5 PM ET, Nov. 3rd, 2020. Ballots without a postmark must be received by Election Day. If you plan to mail your ballot, it must be postmarked by Nov. 3rd and received no later than by Nov. 12th at 5 PM.

Pennsylvania PA Ballot Return Information

Deadline: Postmarked by November 3rd at 8:00 PM and received by November 6th at 5:00 PM or received in person at one’s county election office or ballot drop box by November 3rd at 8:00 PM

Virginia VA Ballot Return Information

Deadline: Postmarked by November 3rd at 7:00 PM and received by November 6th at 12:00 PM or received in person at one’s county election office or ballot drop box by November 3rd at 7:00 PM

Wisconsin WI Ballot Return Information

Deadline: Received by mail no later than November 3rd at 8:00 PM (no exception for postmark) or in person at one’s election office/ballot drop box no later than November 3rd at 8:00 PM

I RETURNED MY MAIL-IN BALLOT

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In most states, if your ballot is rejected, you’re able to correct it to ensure that your vote counts.

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In response to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, state and local officials are constantly making changes to the voting process this year. We have done our best to compile the most accurate information available at the time and are constantly updating our voter guides to reflect changes in the law. Despite our best efforts, the information in the voter guide may be out of date. Please check for updates at vote.org or contact 866-OUR-VOTE (https://866ourvote.org/) for more information.

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