Our Homes, Our Votes,
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).