Nonpartisan Voter Registration by SF Pride

Voter Registration
Inscripción de Votante

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A non-partisan guide provided by SF PrideTM
Una guía no partisana publicada por SF PrideTM

National Mail Voter Registration Form

(not accepted in Wyoming or North Dakota)

Formulario nacional de inscripción para votantes

(no se acepta el formulario nacional en North Dakota o Wyoming) Si Usted es ciudadano/a de Estados Unidos y vive o tiene una dirección en Estados Unidos, Usted tiene la opción de usar el formulario nacional para registrarse para votar.

State-by-State Voter Registration Information

Información para votantes de los 50 estados de EE.UU.

Alabama Kentucky North Dakota
Alaska Louisiana** Ohio
Arizona Maine Oklahoma
Arkansas Maryland Oregon
California Massachusetts Pennsylvania
Colorado Michigan** Rhode Island
Connecticut Minnesota** South Carolina
Delaware Mississippi South Dakota
District of Columbia Missouri Tennessee
Florida Montana Texas
Georgia Nebraska Utah
Hawai'i Nevada Vermont
Idaho New Hampshire Virginia
Illinois New Jersey Washington
Indiana New Mexico West Virginia
Iowa New York Wisconsin
Kansas North Carolina Wyoming

Expatriates and Voters Living Abroad
Expatriados y votantes que viven al extranjero

You must:

Usted puede votar al extranjero en las elecciones Estado Unidenses si:


ALABAMA

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a citizen of Alabama and your county at the time of registration
* Be 18 years old before any election
* Not have been convicted of a felony punishable by imprisonment in the penitentiary (or have had your civil and political rights restored)
* Not currently be declared mentally incompetent through a competency hearing
* Swear or affirm to "Support and defend the Constitution of the U.S. and the State of Alabama and further disavow any belief or affiliation with any group which advocates the overthrow of the governments of the U.S. or the State of Alabama by unlawful means and that the information contained herein is true, so help me God."

Registration Deadline: Voter registration is closed during the ten days preceding an election. Applications must be postmarked or delivered by the eleventh day prior to the election.


ALASKA

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be at least 18 years old within 90 days of this registration
* Not be a convicted felon (unless unconditionally discharged)
* Not be judicially determined to be of unsound mind, unless the disability has been removed
* Not be registered to vote in another State

Registration Deadline: 30 days before the election.


ARIZONA
Regístrese para votar en Arizona - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Arizona and your county at least 29 days preceding the next election
* Be 18 years old on or before the next general election
* Not have been convicted of treason or a felony
   (or have had your civil rights restored)
* Not currently be declared an incapacitated person by a court of law

Registration Deadline: 29 days before the election.


ARKANSAS

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Live in Arkansas at the address in Box 2 of your voter application
* Be at least 18 years old on or before the next election
* Not be a convicted felon
   (or have completely discharged your sentence or been pardoned)
* Not claim the right to vote in any other jurisdiction

Registration Deadline: 30 days before the election.


California
Regístrese para votar en California - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of California
* Be at least 18 years of age at the time of the next election
* Not be imprisoned or on Parole for the conviction or a felony
* Not currently be judged mentally incompetent by a court of law.

Registration Deadline: 15 days before the election.


COLORADO
Regístrese para votar en Colorado - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Colorado 30 days prior to election
* Be 18 years old on or before election day
* Not be confined as a prisoner or serving any part of a sentence under mandate

Registration Deadline: 29 days before the election. If the application is received in the mail without a postmark, it must be received within 5 days of the close of registration.


CONNECTICUT
Regístrese para votar en Connecticut - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Connecticut and of the town in which you wish to vote
* Be 18 years old on or before the next election
* Not be convicted of a felony, except conviction for the crime of nonsupport (or have had your civil rights restored)

Registration Deadline: 1 day before the election.


DELAWARE

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a permanent resident of Delaware
* Be at least 18 years old on the date of the next general election
* Not be a convicted felon
* Not be mentally incompetent

Registration Deadline: 20 days prior to the general election and 20 days prior to any primary election.


DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of the District of Columbia at least 30 days preceding the next election
* Be at least 18 years old on or preceding the next election
* Not be in jail for a felony conviction
* Not have been judged "mentally incompetent" by a court of law
* Not claim the right to vote anywhere outside D.C.

Registration Deadline: 30 days before the election.


FLORIDA
Regístrese para votar en Florida - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a legal resident of both the Florida and of the county in which you seek to be registered
* Be 18 years old (you may pre-register if you are 17)
* Not now be adjudicated mentally incapacitated with respect to voting in Florida or any other State

Registration Deadline: 29 days before the election.


GEORGIA
Regístrese para votar en Georgia - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a legal resident of Georgia and of the county in which you want to vote
* Be 18 years old within six months after the day of registration, and be 18 years old by election day
* Not be serving a sentence for having been convicted of a felony
* Not have been judicially determined to be mentally incompetent, unless the disability has been removed

Registration Deadline: The fifth Monday before any general primary, general election, or presidential preference primary, or regularly scheduled special election pursuant to the Georgia Election Code. In the event that a special election is scheduled on a date other that those dates prescribed by the Georgia Election Code, registration would close on the 5th day after the call.


HAWAII

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Hawaii
* Be at least 18 years old (you may pre-register at 16)
* Not be in jail for have a felony conviction
* Not be "non compos mentis"

Registration Deadline: 30 days before the election.


IDAHO
Regístrese para votar en Idaho - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of and in the county for 30 days prior to the day of election
* Be at least 18 years old
* Not have been convicted of a felony, and without having been restored to the rights of citizenship, or confined in prison on conviction of a criminal offense

Registration Deadline: 25 days before the election.


ILLINOIS

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Illinois and of your election precinct at least 30 days before the next election
* Be at least 18 years old on or before the next election
* Not be in jail for a felony conviction
* Not claim the right to vote anywhere else

Registration Deadline: 28 days prior to each election.


INDIANA

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident in the precinct at least 30 days before the next election
* Be at least 18 years of age on the day of the next general election
* Not currently be in jail for a criminal conviction

Registration Deadline: 29 days before the election.


IOWA

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Iowa
* Be at least 17- 1/2 years old (you must be 18 to vote)
* Not have been convicted of a felony (or have had your rights restored)
* Not currently be judged "mentally incompetent" by a court
* Not claim the right to vote in more than one place
* Give up the right to vote in any other place

Registration Deadline: Must be delivered by 5 p.m. 10 days before the election, if it is a state primary or general election; 11 days before all others. Registration forms which are postmarked 15 or more days before an election are considered on time even if received after the deadline.


KANSAS
Regístrese para votar en Kansas - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Kansas
* Be 18 by the next statewide general election
* Not be imprisoned for conviction in any state or federal court of a crime punishable by death or imprisonment for one year or longer (or have had your civil rights restored)
* Not claim the right to vote in any other location or under any other name
* Not be excluded from voting for mental incompetence by a court of competent jurisdiction

Registration Deadline: Delivered by mail 15 days before the election or at caucus in person.


KENTUCKY

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Kentucky
* Be a resident of the county for at least 28 days prior to the election date
* Be 18 years of age on or before the next general election
* Not be a convicted felon or if you have been convicted of a felony, your civil rights must have been restored by executive pardon
* Not having been judged "mentally incompetent" in a court of law
* Not claim the right to vote anywhere outside of Kentucky

Registration Deadline: 29 days before the election.


LOUISIANA
Regístrese para votar en Louisiana - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Reside in the state and parish in which you seek to register and vote
* Be at least 17 years old, and be 18 years old prior tot he next election to vote
* Not currently be under an order of imprisonment for conviction of a felony
* Not currently be under a judgment of full interdiction or limited interdiction where your right to vote has been suspended

Registration Deadline: 30 days before the election.


MAINE

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Maine and the municipality in which you want to vote
* Be at least 17 years old (you must be 18 years old to vote)
* Not be under guardianship because of mental illness

Registration Deadline: You can register to vote until, and including, election day. There is no cut-off date for registering to vote in person at your town office or city hall.


MARYLAND
Regístrese para votar en Maryland - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Maryland and the county in which you want to vote
* Be at least 18 years old before the next general election
* Not be under sentence or on probation or parole following conviction for an infamous crime (that is, any felony, treason, perjury, or any crime involving an element of deceit, fraud or corruption)
* Not have been convicted more than once of an infamous crime, without a pardon
* Not be under guardianship for mental disability

Registration Deadline: 9:00 p.m. 21 days before the election.


MASSACHUSETTS
Regístrese para votar en Massachusetts - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Massachusetts
* Be 18 years old
* Not have been convicted of corrupt practices in respect to elections
* Not be under guardianship with respect to voting

Registration Deadline: 20 days before the election.


MICHIGAN

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Michigan and the city or township where you are applying to register to vote
* Be 18 years old by the next election
* Not be confined in a jail after being convicted and sentenced

Registration Deadline: 30 days before the election.


MINNESOTA
Regístrese para votar en Minnesota - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Minnesota for 20 days before the next election
* Be 18 years old by election day
* Not be convicted of treason or a felony; or have had your civil rights restored
* Not be under guardianship of the person or found legally incompetent

Registration Deadline: You may register to vote by mail or in-person at your county courthouse (at least 20 days before the election to appear on the roster) or you may register at your polling place on election day.


MISSISSIPPI

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Have lived in Mississippi and in your county (and city, if applicable)
   30 days before the election in which you want to vote
* Be 18 years old by the time of the general election in which you want to vote
* Have not been convicted of murder, rape, bribery, theft, arson, obtaining money or goods under false pretense, perjury, forgery, embezzlement, or bigamy, or have had your rights restored as required by law
* Not have been declared mentally incompetent by a court

Registration Deadline: 30 days before the election.


MISSOURI
Regístrese para votar en Missouri - Aplicación en Español

* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Missouri
* Be at least 17-1/2 years of age (you must be 18 to vote)
* Not be on probation or parole after conviction of a felony, until finally discharged from such probation or parole
* Not be convicted of a felony or misdemeanor connected with the right of suffrage
* Not be declared incompetent by any court of law
* Not be confined under a sentence of imprisonment

Registration Deadline: By 5:00pm on the fourth Wednesday prior to the election.


MONTANA
Regístrese para votar en Montana - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Montana and of the county in which you want to vote for at least 30 days before the next election
* Be at least 18 years of age on or before the election
* Not be in a penal institution for a felony conviction
* Not currently be determined by a court to be of unsound mind
* Meet these qualifications by the next election day if you do not currently meet them

Registration Deadline: 30 days before the election.


NEBRASKA

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Nebraska
* Be at least 18 years of age or will be 18 years of age on or before the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November
* Not have been convicted of a felony, or if convicted, have had your civil rights restored
* Not have been officially found to be mentally incompetent

Registration Deadline: Mail-in voter registrations must be mailed and postmarked on or before the third Friday preceding an election. Individuals may register in person at the county clerk/election commissioner's office prior to 6 p.m. on the second Friday preceding an election.


NEVADA
Regístrese para votar en Nevada - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Have attained the age of 18 years on the date of the next election
* Have continuously resided in the State of Nevada, in your county, at least 30 days and in your precinct at least 10 days before the next election
* Not currently be laboring under any felony conviction or other loss of civil rights that would make it unlawful for you to vote
* Not be determined by a court of law to be mentally incompetent
* Claim no other place as your legal residence

Election Registration Deadline: 9:00 p.m. on the fifth Saturday before any primary or general election. 9:00 p.m. on the third Saturday before any recall or special election. However, if a recall or special election is held on the same day as a primary or general election, the registration closes at 9:00 p.m. on the fifth Saturday before the day for the elections.


NEW HAMPSHIRE

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be at least 18 years of age
* Have a permanent established domicile in the State of New Hampshire
* Not having been denied the right to vote by reason of a felony conviction

Registration Deadline: You may register at your polling place on election day. New Hampshire town and city clerks will accept the National Mail Voter Registration Form only as a request for their own absentee voter mail-in registration form, which must be received by your city or town clerk by 10 days before the election.


NEW JERSEY
Regístrese para votar en New Jersey - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of New Jersey and county at your address at least 30 days before the next election
* Be at least 18 years of age by the time of the next election
* Not be serving a sentence or on parole or probation as the result of a conviction of any indictable offense under the laws of this or another state or of the United States

Registration Deadline: 21 days before the election.


NEW MEXICO
Regístrese para votar en New México - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of New Mexico
* Be at least 18 years of age at the time of the next election
* Not have been denied the right to vote by a court of law by reason of mental incapacity or felony conviction

Registration Deadline: 28 days before the election.


NEW YORK
Regístrese para votar en New York - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of the county, or of the City of New York, at least 30 days before an election
* Be 18 years old by the date of the general, primary, or other election in which your want to vote
* Not be in jail or on parole for a felony conviction
* Not currently be judged incompetent by order of a court of competent judicial authority
* Not claim the right to vote elsewhere

Registration Deadline: 25 days before the election.


NORTH CAROLINA
Regístrese para votar en North Carolina - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident North Carolina and the county in which your live for at least 30 days prior to the election
* Be 18 years of age by the day of the next general election
* Have your rights of citizenship restored if you have been convicted of a felony
* Not be registered to vote in any other county or state

Registration Deadline: 25 days before the election.


NORTH DAKOTA

North Dakota does not requires voters to register; to vote
You must be:
* A U.S. citizen
* At least 18 years old on the day of election
* A resident of North Dakota
* A resident in the precinct for 30 days preceding the election.


OHIO

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Ohio for at least 30 days before an election
* Be 18 years old on or before Election Day. If you will be 18 on or before the day of the general election, you may vote in the primary election for candidates only.
* Not be convicted of a felony and currently incarcerated
* Not be found incompetent by a court for purposes of voting
* Not been permanently disfranchised for violations of the election laws

Registration Deadline: 30 days before the election.


OKLAHOMA

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States and a resident of Oklahoma
* Be 18 year old on or before the date of the next election
* Have not been convicted of a felony, for which a period of time equal to the original sentence has not expired, or for which you have not been pardoned
* Not now be under judgment as an incapacitate person, or a partially incapacitated person prohibited from registering to vote

Registration Deadline: 25 days before the election.


OREGON
Regístrese para votar en Oregon - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Oregon
* Be at least 18 years old by election day

Registration Deadline: 21 days before the election.


PENNSYLVANIA
Regístrese para votar en Pennsylvania - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States at least one month before the next election
* Be a resident of Pennsylvania and your election district at least 30 days before the election
* Be at least 18 years of age on the day of the next election
* Not have been confined in a penal institution for the conviction of a felony within the last 5 years

Registration Deadline: 30 days before an election or primary.


RHODE ISLAND
Regístrese para votar en Rhode Island - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Rhode Island for 30 days preceding the next election
* Be 18 years old by election day
* Be not serving a sentence, for which you are imprisoned, upon final conviction of a felony imposed on any date; nor serving any sentence, whether incarcerated or suspended, upon final conviction of a felony committed after November 5, 1986
* Not have been lawfully judged to be mentally incompetent

Registration Deadline: 30 days before the election.


SOUTH CAROLINA

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of South Carolina
* Be at least 18 years old on or before the next election
* Not be confined in any public prison resulting from a conviction of a crime
* Never have been convicted of a felony or offense against the election laws, or if previously convicted, have served your entire sentence, Including probation or parole, or have received a pardon for the conviction
* Not be under a court order declaring you mentally incompetent
* Claim the address on the application as your only legal place of residence and claim no other place as your legal residence

Election Registration Deadline:30 days before the election.


SOUTH DAKOTA

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Reside in South Dakota
* Be 18 years old by the next election
* Not be under a sentence of imprisonment for a felony conviction
* Not have been adjudged mentally incompetent by a court

Registration Deadline: Received 15 days before the election.


TENNESSEE

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Tennessee
* Be at least 18 years old on or before the next election
* Not have been convicted of a felony, or if convicted, have had your full rights of citizenship restored (or have received a pardon)
* Not be adjudicated incompetent by a court of competent jurisdiction
  (or have been restored to legal capacity)

Registration Deadline: 30 days before the election.


TEXAS
Regístrese para votar en Tejas - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of the county in which the application for registration is made
* Be at least 17 year and 10 months old (you must be 18 to vote)
* Not be finally convicted of a felony. (Felons regain the right to register when pardoned, two years after receiving a certificate of discharge from the appropriate correction institution, or two years after completing a period of probation.)
* Have not been declared mentally incompetent by final judgment of a court of law

Registration Deadline: 30 days before the election.


UTAH
Regístrese para votar en Utah - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident in Utah for 30 days immediately before the next election
* Be at least 18 years old on or before the next election
* Not be convicted of treason or crime against the elective franchise, unless restored to civil rights
* Not be found to be mentally incompetent by a court of law

Registration Deadline: Postmark deadline-30 days before the election; Satellite Registration-you may register in person at a satellite registration site or at the County Clerk's office on the 15th and 18th day before the election.


VERMONT

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Vermont
* Be 18 years of age on or before election day

Registration Deadline: Delivered to the town clerk before 5:00 p.m. on the Wednesday preceding the day of the election.


VIRGINIA

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Virginia and of the precinct in which you want to vote
* Be 18 years old by the next election
* Not have been convicted of a felony, or have had your civil rights restored
* Not currently be declared mentally incompetent by a court of law

Registration Deadline: Delivered 29 days before the election.


WASHINGTON (STATE)
Regístrese para votar en Washington (Estado) - Aplicación en Español

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a legal resident of Washington state, your county and precinct for 30 days immediately preceding the election in which you want to vote
* Be at least 18 years old by election day
* Not be convicted of infamous crime, unless restored to civil rights
* Not be judicially declared mentally incompetent

Registration Deadline: 30 days before the election (or delivered in-person to the local voter registration office 15 days before the election).


WEST VIRGINIA

You must:

* Be a citizen of the United States
* Live in West Virginia
* Be 18 years old, or to vote in the primary, be 17 years old and turning 18 before the general election
* Not be under conviction, probation or parole for a felony, treason or election bribery
* Not have been judged "mentally incompetent" in a court of competent jurisdiction

Registration Deadline: 20 days before the election.


WISCONSIN

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be a resident of Wisconsin for at least 10 days
* Be 18 years old
* Not have been convicted of treason, felony or bribery, or have had your civil rights restored
* Not have been found by a court to be incapable of understanding the objective of the electoral process
* Not make or benefit from a bet or wage depending on the result of an election

Registration Deadline: Qualified voters may complete registeration at the polling place on election day with proper identification or turn in completed form to the local voter registration office up to 5:00 p.m. 1 day before the election, or 20 days before the election by mail).


WYOMING

You must:
* Be a citizen of the United States
* Be an actual and physically bona fide resident of Wyoming
* Be 18 years of age on the day of the next election
* Not be convicted of a felony or if so, have had your rights restored by a competent authority
* Not be a currently adjudicated as mentally incompetent

Election Registration Deadline: Wyoming by law, cannot accept the national form unless State law is changed. You may register to vote in Wyoming at your polling place on election day.

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