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Our District of Columbia

Things You Need To Know: 

1. Registration Deadline:

  • The deadline for registering by mail to vote is (received by) Tuesday, October 13, 2020.

  • The deadline to register in-person to vote is Tuesday, October 13, 2020.

  • The early voting period runs from Tuesday, October 27, 2020, to Monday, November 2, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.

  • You can also register and vote on Election Day.

2. Polling Times:

7 a.m. to 8 p.m

3. Is Early Voting Available:

Yes, 15 days ahead

4. Can I Vote by Mail:

Yes, You can register here.

*Accepts late-arriving ballots postmarked by Election Day*

5. ID Needed for Voting: 

If you are registering to vote in the District of Columbia for the first time and submit this application by mail, you may be required to provide identification that shows your name and current address the first time you vote in an election in the District of Columbia. No notary or witness requirement for return of mail ballot & No ID requirement to vote by mail

6. Voting Without Address

The DC voter registration form requires the address where the voter lives.

7. Interesting Notes

DC's website includes an FAQ for voters and language access (including individuals with disabilities).

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2020 District of Columbia

Housing Profile

A one-page snapshot of the information advocates need to make the case for socially just housing policy.

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The profile pulls from a variety of sources and illuminates several dimensions of housing affordability for renter households in each district, the surrounding area, and the state.

Our Homes, Our Votes: 2020

C/O National Low Income Housing Coalition

1000 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 500

Washington, DC  20005

Email: ourhomes@nlihc.org

Phone: 202.662.1530

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