For truckers looking to vote early or absentee options for each state during election years

All states allow absentee voting, but there are many differences in their procedures and deadlines.

Forty states plus Washington, D.C., allow voters to come to their polling place in-person days or weeks before the election. There are 34 states, plus Washington, D.C., that allow any registered voter to request an absentee ballot without an excuse. Five of those states – Washington, Oregon, Utah, Colorado and Hawaii – conduct their elections with all-mail voting, while also giving voters the option to vote early in-person at the polls.

You still can request an absentee ballot in the remaining states, but you have to provide an excuse for why you can’t show up to the polls on Election Day. Being out of the jurisdiction because of work is a valid excuse many truck drivers use to request a ballot.

The map above can help you determine what you can do to vote if you know you will not be able to go to your polling place Nov. 3. More detailed information for each state can be found on your state’s election office website. The National Association of Secretaries of State can send you directly to your state’s absentee voting page.

Some states are making it easier for citizens to vote absentee by mail this year due to COVID-19, but every state’s election rules are different. Use NASS’ “Can I Vote” resource to determine what you need to do to vote absentee in your state. Some states have changed their absentee voting rules to allow any voter to request an absentee ballot, even in states where excuses normally are required.

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Registering to vote

Voter registration deadlines vary by state, but none are earlier than 30 days before Election Day. Online voter registration is available in 39 states and Washington, D.C. Find a complete list of states’ registration deadlines here.

All states but one require voters to register before being allowed to vote. North Dakota simply requires bringing valid proof of ID and residency to the polls to vote. Some states allow in-person registration at the polls on Election Day.

If you aren’t sure if you are registered to vote, or if you can’t remember the location of your polling place, the National Association of Secretaries of State has a page that can direct you to your state’s registration status page.

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