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Sun Oct 7, 2018, 09:25 AM

How to Vote Early in the 2018 Midterm Elections

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/10/04/us/politics/early-vote-elections.html

How to Vote Early in the 2018 Midterm Elections
By ISABELLA GRULLÓN PAZ and MARGARET KRAMER
OCT. 4, 2018

Many Americans will cast their ballots in voting booths on Nov. 6. But for some, voting begins far earlier. The dates below list the early voting dates for each of the states that allow it.

Sept. 20 Wisconsin
In-person absentee ballots can be submitted up to 47 days before the election, but start dates vary by municipality. Deadline for absentee ballots is the sunday before the election but also may vary by municipality. More information »

Sept. 21 Minnesota
Voters can submit an absentee ballot in person as early as 46 days before the election and as late as Nov. 5. More information »

Sept. 21 South Dakota
Voters can submit an absentee ballot in person as early as 46 days before the election and as late as Election Day. Early voting dates may vary by county. More information »

Sept. 22 Maine
Early voting generally begins 30-45 days before an election and ends on Election Day. Early voting dates may vary by county. More information »

Sept. 22 New Jersey
Early voting generally begins as early as 45 days before an election and ends as late as Nov. 5. Early voting dates may vary by county. More information »

Sept. 22 Vermont
Early voting generally begins as early as 45 days before an election and ends as late as Election Day. Voters can submit their ballot in person or by mail via an absentee ballot. Early voting dates may vary by county. More information »

Sept. 27 Wyoming
Voters can submit an absentee ballot in person as early as 40 days before the election and as late as Election Day. Early voting dates may vary by county. More information »

Sept. 27 North Dakota
Through Nov. 5. More information »

Oct. 7 California
Early voting generally begins 30 days before the election, but specific dates vary by county. Early voting end dates also vary by county. More information »

Oct. 7 Nebraska
Voters can submit an absentee ballot in person as early as 30 days before the election and as late as Election Day. Early voting dates may vary by county. More information »

Oct. 8 Iowa
Voters can submit an absentee ballot as early as 29 days before the election at the county auditors' office. More information »

Oct. 9 Montana
Voters can pick up an absentee ballot in person as early as 28 days before the election and return it by Election Day More information »

Oct. 10 Indiana
Voters can submit an absentee ballot in person as early as 27 days before the election and as late as noon on Nov. 5. More information »

Oct. 10 Ohio
Early in-person voting during weekdays up until the weekend before Election Day, when voters can also submit a ballot on Saturday and Sunday. More information »

Oct. 10 Arizona
Early ballots are mailed More information »

Oct. 15 Georgia
Early voting begins Oct. 15 and continues to Nov. 2. More information »

Oct. 17 Tennessee
Early voting beings 20 days before the election and continues to Nov. 1. More information »

Oct. 17 North Carolina
Voters can submit an absentee ballot in person as early as 20 days before the election and as late as Nov. 3. Registered voters will be able to stop at any designated absentee voting site in their counties. More information »

Oct. 17 Oregon
Oregon voters recieve a ballot in the mail. The first day to mail ballots is Oct. 17. Nov. 6 is the last day to drop off ballots at County Clerk's office. More information »

Oct. 19 Washington
Washington state has an 18 day voting period that starts on Oct 19. Drop boxes close on Nov. 6 at 8:00 p.m. Some my recive their ballot no later than Oct 25. More information »

Oct. 20 New Mexico
Voters can submit a ballot in person as early as 17 days before the election and as late as Nov. 3. Early voting dates may vary by county. More information »

Oct. 20 Nevada
Through Nov. 2. More information »

Oct. 22 Alaska
Voters can submit a ballot in person as early as 15 days before the election. Early voting dates may vary by county. More information »

Oct. 22 Arkansas
Voters can submit a ballot in person as early as 15 days before the election and as late as Nov. 5. Early voting dates may vary by county. More information »

Oct. 22 District of Columbia
Early voting begins specifically for One Judiciary Square. Voters can submit an in-person ballot 15 days before the election. Outside of this location, ballots can be submitted 10 days before the election (Oct. 27). Early voting ends on Nov. 5. More information »

Oct. 22 Idaho
Early voting can begin as late as 15 days before the election, but start dates may be earlier and vary by county. Early voting ends on Nov. 2. More information »

Oct. 22 Illinois
Voters can submit an absentee ballot in person as early as 15 days before the election and as late as Nov. 5. More information »

Oct. 22 Massachusetts
Voters can submit a ballot in person as early as 15 days before the election and as late as Nov. 2. More information »

Oct. 22 Texas
Voters can submit a ballot in person as early as 15 days before the election and as late as Nov. 2. Registered voters will be able to stop at any designated early voting site in their counties. More information »

Oct. 23 Hawaii
Voters can submit a ballot in person as early as 14 days before the election and as late as Nov. 3. Early voting dates may vary by county. More information »

Oct. 23 Louisiana
Through Oct. 30, with the exception of Sunday, Oct. 28. More information »

Oct. 23 Utah
Through Nov. 2. More information »

Oct. 24 West Virginia
Through Nov. 3 More information »

Oct. 25 Maryland
Through Nov. 1 More information »

Oct. 27 Florida
Through Nov. 3. More information »

Oct. 30 Colorado
Colorado voters receive a ballot in the mail, and in-person voting starts at least 7 days before the election, but start dates may vary by county. In-person voting ends on Election Day. More information »

Oct. 30 Kansas
Early voting must begin at least 7 days before the election, but start dates may vary by county and can be as many as 20 days in advance of the election. Early voting ends Nov. 5. More information »

Nov. 1 Oklahoma
Voters can cast a ballot at their local county election office Thursday and Friday prior to the election from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday before the election from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Early voting ends on Nov. 4. More information »


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Sun Oct 7, 2018, 09:36 AM

1. WTF would the NY Times put this behind a paywall?

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Fri Oct 19, 2018, 12:24 PM

2. thank you n/t

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