Depending on your state, the registration deadline could be as much as a month before an election. You can also check your state or territory's election office for more details.
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Use this interactive map to earn more about what type of ID if any is required to vote in your state. Your state and local election offices will have the exact rules for voting in your state.
To vote in every state (except North Dakota) you must be registered. If you’ve recently turned in a voter registration application or changed your voter registration, it may take a few weeks for your new voter registration card to arrive in the mail.
Each state has different ways to keep voter registration lists up-to-date, including purging the names of inactive voters.
If your election office removes your registration in error and you don’t discover this before you go to vote, you may have to cast a provisional ballot.