Election 2020: Important Dates
Oct. 5: All registered voters will be mailed a vote-by-mail ballot and packet. Vote tabulation will also start as ballots are submitted, but no counts will be announced until polls officially close on Nov. 3 at 8 p.m.
Oct. 5-27: Any registered voter may apply with their county elections official for a vote-by-mail ballot.
Oct. 13: Mailing deadline for state and county Voter Information Guides.
Oct. 19: Deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 3 election.
Oct. 20–Nov. 3: Conditional voter registration period, during which conditional registration and provisional voting can occur at county elections offices after the registration deadline.
Oct. 27: Deadline for vote-by-mail applications to be received by county elections officials. After this date, voters may submit an application in person to county officials.
Nov. 3: Election Day. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Ballots that are mailed must be postmarked on or before Nov. 3. Check with your county registrar of voters for Election Day voting and ballot drop-off options. Vote tallies will not be released until after 8 p.m.