If you have already registered to vote, you may want to check your registration to make sure it is up-to-date. This short video will explain why it is important to check and how easy it is to do.
Remember to check your registration information before your state’s deadline to register to vote. That could be up to 30 days before the election. This gives you time if you need to re-register or make changes.
Do You Need to Re-Register Or Change Your Registration to Vote?
You’ve moved permanently to another state. in the new state.
You’ve moved within your state or changed your name. Update your voter registrationĐang chơi bài with your new location or your new name. Make sure you also update your state driver’s license or state ID card before the election, if that’s the voter ID you’ll use.
Đang chơi bàiNo, if:
Đang chơi bàiYour name and address have not changed and you’re an active voter.
You move to a different state very close to the date of a presidential primary or general election. Check with your old state.Đang chơi bài You may be able to vote by mail through your old state for that election. After that, you'll need to register with and begin voting in your new state.
Why You Should Check Your Registration Information
Đang chơi bàiEach state has different ways to keep voter registration lists up-to-date. Most purge, or delete, the names of inactive voters. If you go to vote and find your registration has been purged, you may have to cast a .
Đang chơi bàiChecking ahead of time to be sure you are still registered to vote and making any needed changes ensures:
Đang chơi bàiYour name, address, and party affiliation are up-to-date
Your state didn't purge your registration from its list of eligible voters. If it did, you have time to re-register to vote.
Đang chơi bàiYou’re able to vote
You’re voting at the correct polling place
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Last Updated: July 7, 2020