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  Important Deadlines & Upcoming Events

  • November 3: Election Day and Postmark Deadline to mail-in ballot

  Media Sources Related to Voting

PLAN YOUR VOTE: How to vote by mail and register to vote in each state

Source: NBC News Decision Desk and NBC News Data Graphics. Information was collected by contacting state and local election officials, monitoring official websites, executive orders from governors, announcements from government officials and secretaries of state offices. If you notice updated voting rules not published on this page, please email with more information.

Where Americans Can Vote by Mail in the 2020 Elections

At least three-quarters of all American voters will be eligible to receive a ballot in the mail for the 2020 election - the most in U.S. history, according to a New York Times analysis. If recent election trends hold and turnout increases, as experts predict, roughly 80 million mail ballots will flood election offices this fall, more than double the number that were returned in 2016.


Presidential General Election Election Day: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 7am-8pm Deadlines for Voter Registration: By Mail: Wednesday, October 13, 2020 Online: Wednesday, October 13, 2020 In-Person: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 ( you can register in person at early voting and on Election Day - but to avoid lines at polling places it is best to register in advance ) How to Request Your Mail-In Ballot For the fall general election, mail-in ballots must be requested by October 20.