Registration Resources

On the page below, you can find out information regarding all 50 states' voter registration deadlines and procedures.  

If you plan to register in either Connecticut or your home state, simply print the appropriate forms, drop them off to any FCC or YCC Representative, and they will process your documents for you.

If you want to help register students at Yale and/or local residents in New Haven, simply contact us at yalevotes[at]gmail.com and we will supply you with the requisite registration forms and absentee ballots.


Registering in Connecticut

Absentee Ballot Voting in:

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming


Registering in Connecticut

To register to vote in CT, you must:

- be a US citizen
- be a resident of a CT town
- be at least 17 years old (you can vote once you turn 18)
- have completed confinement or parole if previously convicted of a felony and have had your voting rights restored by Registrar

How to register:

Complete and print out the State of Connecticut Mail-In Voter Registration form (http://www.ct.gov/sots/LIB/sots/ElectionServices/ElectForms/electforms/e...) and mail it to:

New Haven Registrar of Voters
200 Orange St # 201
New Haven, CT 06510, United States

As an alternative option, you may also visit the Office of the Registrar of Voters and fill out a form there for immediate approval.

Deadlines for new voters:

In order to vote in this year’s presidential election on November 4, your application must be postmarked by October 21, 2008.  The in-person registration deadline for Connecticut is October 28, 2008.


Alabama

Elections Website: http://www.sos.state.al.us/Elections/Default.aspx
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.sos.state.al.us/downloads/election/vr/nvra-2.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.sos.state.al.us/downloads/dl3.aspx?trgturl=election/general/a...
Registration Deadline: Saturday, October 24th
Phone Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 334-242-7210
Fax Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 334-242-2444

Alaska

Elections Website: http://ltgov.state.ak.us/elections/offices.php
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.elections.alaska.gov/forms/c03.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.elections.alaska.gov/forms/c06.pdf
Registration Deadline: Saturday, October 4th
Phone Number of Election’s Office: 907-265-3203
Fax Number of Election’s Office: 907-465-3611

Arizona

Elections Website: http://www.azsos.gov/election/
Online Voter Registration Link: https://servicearizona.com/webapp/evoter/
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.azsos.gov/election/forms/VoterRegistrationForm.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://fvap.gov/resources/media/vagAZ.pdf
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 6th
Phone Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 602-542-8683
Fax Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 602-542-1575

Arkansas

Elections Website: http://www.sosweb.state.ar.us/elections.html
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.sos.arkansas.gov/elections/elections_pdfs/voter/voter_reg_ap_...
Absentee Form Link: http://www.longdistancevoter.org/drupal_files/voter_forms/Arkansas_count...
Registration Deadline: Saturday, October 4th
Phone Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 501-682-1010
Fax Number of Secretary of State’s Office: N/A
Note: You have to call your county clerk to request an absentee ballot.

California

Elections Website: http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.sos.ca.gov/nvrc/fedform/
Absentee Form Link: http://www.sos.ca.gov/nvrc/fedform/
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 20th
Phone Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 916-657-2166
Fax Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 916-653-3214

Colorado

Elections Website: http://www.elections.colorado.gov/DDefault.aspx?
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.elections.colorado.gov/WWW/default/Clerks%20Corner/SOS%20Appr...
Absentee Form Link: http://www.elections.colorado.gov/admin/LogReportingManagement/LinkClick...
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 6th
Phone Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 303-894-2200
Fax Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 303-869-4861

Delaware

Elections Website: http://elections.delaware.gov/
Online Voter Registration Link: https://registertovote.elections.delaware.gov/
Absentee Form Link: http://elections.delaware.gov/services/voter/pdfs/Primary%20Affidavit%20...
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 15th
Phone Number of State Election Office: 302-739-4277
Fax Number of State Election Office: 302-739-6794

District of Columbia

Elections Website: http://www.dcboee.org/
Online Voter Registration Link: http://www.dcboee.org/voter_info/register_to_vote/ovr_step1.asp
Online Absentee Form Link: http://www.dcboee.org/voter_info/absentee_ballot/ab_step1.asp
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 6th
Phone Number of Board of Elections & Ethics Office: 202-727-2525
Fax Number of Board of Elections & Ethics Office: 202-347-2648

Florida

Elections Website: http://election.dos.state.fl.us/index.shtml
Voter Registration Form Link: http://election.dos.state.fl.us/pdf/webappform.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://election.dos.state.fl.us/soe/supervisor_elections.shtml
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 6th
Phone Number of Department of State’s Elections Office: 850-245-6200
Fax Number of Department of State’s Elections Office: 850-245-6217
Note: You have to call your county clerk to request an absentee ballot.

Georgia

Elections Website: http://www.sos.ga.gov/elections/
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.sos.state.ga.us/elections/voter_registration/voter_reg_app.ht...
Absentee Form Link: http://sos.georgia.gov/elections/elections/voter_information/absentee_ba...
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 6th
Phone Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 404-656-2871
Fax Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 404-651-9531

Hawaii

Elections Website: http://hawaii.gov/elections
Voter Registration Form Link: http://hawaii.gov/elections/forms/voter_application.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://hawaii.gov/elections/forms/absentee_application.pdf
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 6th
Phone Number of Election’s Office: 808-453-8683
Fax Number of Election’s Office: N/A

Idaho

Elections Website: http://www.idahovotes.gov/
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.idahovotes.gov/VoterReg/vtr_reg_form.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.idahovotes.gov/VoterReg/absentee.pdf
Registration Deadline: Friday, October 10th
Phone Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 208-334-2300
Fax Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 208-334-2282

Illinois

Elections Website: http://www.elections.state.il.us
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/VotingInformation/PDF/R-19.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.elections.state.il.us/Downloads/ElectionInformation/PDF/absev...
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 7th
Phone Number of State Board of Elections Office: 217-782-4141
Fax Number of State Board of Elections Office: N/A

Indiana

Elections Website: http://www.in.gov/sos/elections/
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.in.gov/sos/elections/pdfs/VRG7_082208_revision.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.in.gov/sos/pdfs/abs-2_082208.pdf
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 6th
Phone Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 317-232-3939
Fax Number of Secretary of State’s Office: N/A

Iowa

Elections Website: http://www.sos.state.ia.us/elections/index.html
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/voteapp.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/absenteeballotapp.pdf
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 20th
Phone Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 515-281-0145
Fax Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 515-281-7142

Kansas

Elections Website: http://www.kssos.org/elections/elections.html
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.kssos.org/forms/elections/voterregistration.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.kssos.org/forms/elections/AV1.pdf
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 20th
Phone Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 785-296-4561
Fax Number of Secretary of State’s Office: N/A

Kentucky

Elections Website: http://elect.ky.gov/default.htm
Voter Registration Form Link: http://elect.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/BF1B9783-92F9-4753-9AEA-2B6A3EE883C2/15...
Absentee Form Link: http://www.elect.ky.gov/countyclerks.htm
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 6th
Phone Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 502-564-3490
Fax Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 502-564-2476
Note: You have to call your county clerk to request an absentee ballot.

Louisiana

Elections Website: http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/68/Default.aspx
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/Portals/0/Elections/forms/form_0110_ver-011...
Absentee Form Link: http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/Portals/0/elections/pdf/request_absentee_ba...
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 6th
Phone Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 225-922-0900
Fax Number of Secretary of State’s Office: N/A

Maine

Elections Website: http://www.state.me.us/sos/cec/elec/index.html
Voter Registration Form Link: http://electiondefensealliance.org/files/Maine_VoterReg.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/AbsenteeBallot/index.pl
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 21st
Phone Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 207-624-7736
Fax Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 207-287-5874

Maryland

Elections Website: http://www.elections.state.md.us/
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.elections.state.md.us/pdf/2007_English_InternetVRA.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.elections.state.md.us/pdf/2008_Absentee_Ballot_Application.pdf
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 14th
Phone Number of State Board of Elections Office: 410-269-2840
Fax Number of State Board of Elections Office: 410-974-2019

Massachusetts

Elections Website: http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleidx.htm
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/elepdf/absbalap.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/elestu/stuidx.htm
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 15th
Phone Number of Secretary of Commonwealth’s Office: 617-727-2828
Fax Number of Secretary of Commonwealth’s Office: 617-742-3238

Michigan

Elections Website: http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,1607,7-127-1633-49313--,00.html
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/MIVoterRegistration_97046_7.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/AbsentVoterBallot_105377_7.pdf
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 6th
Phone Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 517-322-1460
Fax Number of Secretary of State’s Office: N/A

Minnesota

Elections Website: http://www.sos.state.mn.us/home/index.asp?page=4
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.sos.state.mn.us/docs/english_voter_registration_application_w...
Absentee Form Link: http://www.sos.state.mn.us/docs/english_absentee_ballot_application.pdf
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 14th
Phone Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 651-215-1440
Fax Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 651-296-9073

Mississippi

Elections Website: http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/elections.asp
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/VoterRegistration/UpdatedVoterReg.p...
Absentee Form Link: http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/VoterRegistrars.asp
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 6th
Phone Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 601-576-2550
Fax Number of Secretary of State’s Office: 601-359-5019
Note: You have to call your county clerk to request an absentee ballot.

Missouri

Elections Website: http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/register2vote/
Absentee Form Link: http://www.sos.mo.gov/forms/elections/absentee.pdf
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Wednesday, October 29, 5PM
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 800-NOW-VOTE
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: (573) 526-3242

Montana

Elections Website: http://sos.mt.gov/ELB/Voter_Information.asp
Voter Registration Form Link: http://sos.mt.gov/ELB/forms/voters/register.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://sos.mt.gov/ELB/forms/voters/absenteeballot.pdf
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Monday, November 3, 12PM
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 406-444-2034
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: (406) 444-2023

Nebraska

Elections Website: http://www.sos.state.ne.us/elec/
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.sos.ne.gov/elec/pdf/vr.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.sos.state.ne.us/elec/pdf/absentee.pdf
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Monday, October 27, 4PM
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 402-471-2555
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 402-471-7834

Nevada

Elections Website: http://sos.state.nv.us/elections/voter/index.asp
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.fabnit.com/nvra-update-09-12-06.pdf
Absentee Form Link: Contact local County Clerk -http://sos.state.nv.us/elections/voter/clerks.asp
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Tuesday, October 28
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 775-684-5705
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 775-684-5718

New Hampshire

Elections Website: http://www.sos.nh.gov/electionsnew.htm
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.sos.nh.gov/election%20forms%20NEW.htm
Absentee Form Link: http://www.sos.nh.gov/election%20forms%20NEW.htm
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Tuesday, October 28
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 603-271-3242
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 603-271-6316

New Jersey

Elections Website: http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/voter-registration-application.ht...
Absentee Form Link: http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/form_pdf/Absentee_ballot-eng-7.18...
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Wednesday, October 29
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 609-292-3760
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 609-777-1280

New Mexico

Elections Website: http://www.sos.state.nm.us/sos-elections.html
Voter Registration Form Link: http://electiondefensealliance.org/files/New%20Mexcio.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.sos.state.nm.us/pdf/NMAV-1.pdf
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Friday, October 31, 5PM
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 505-827-3600
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 505-827-3634

New York

Elections Website: http://www.elections.state.ny.us/
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.elections.state.ny.us/NYSBOE/download/voting/voteform.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.elections.state.ny.us/NYSBOE/download/voting/absentee.pdf
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Tuesday, October 28
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 518-473-5086
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 518-486-4546

North Carolina

Elections Website: http://www.sboe.state.nc.us/
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.sboe.state.nc.us/getdocument.aspx?ID=241
Absentee Form Link: http://www.sboe.state.nc.us/content.aspx?id=16
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Tuesday, October 28, 5PM
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 919-733-7173
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 919-715-0315

North Dakota

Elections Website: http://www.nd.gov/sos/electvote/
Voter Registration Form Link: NA
Absentee Form Link: http://www.nd.gov/eforms/Doc/sfn51468.pdf
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Tuesday, October 28
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 701-328-4146
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 701-328-2992

Ohio

Elections Website: http://www.sos.state.oh.us/SOS/voter.aspx
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.sos.state.oh.us/sos/upload/publications/election/VRform.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.sos.state.oh.us/sos/upload/elections/forms/11a.pdf
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Thursday, October 30
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 614-466-2655
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: NA

Oklahoma

Elections Website: http://www.state.ok.us/~elections/index.html
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.state.ok.us/~elections/vrform.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.state.ok.us/~elections/abs_app.html
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Wednesday, October 29
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 405-521-2391
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 405-521-6457

Oregon

Elections Website: http://www.sos.state.or.us/elections/
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.sos.state.or.us/elections/votreg/sel500.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.sos.state.or.us/elections/forms/sel111.pdf
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Tuesday, October 21
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 503-986-1518
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 503-373-7414

Pennsylvania

Elections Website: http://www.votespa.com/
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.dos.state.pa.us/voting/lib/voting/02_voter_registration_appli...
Absentee Form Link: http://www.dos.state.pa.us/voting/lib/voting/02_voter_registration_applications/absenteeballot/absentee_ballot_application_(08-13-04).pdf
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Friday, October 31, 5PM
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 717-787-5280
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 717-787-2854

Rhode Island

Elections Website: http://www.sec.state.ri.us/elections
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.elections.ri.gov/docs/English_VRF.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.sec.state.ri.us/elections/formapplications/general-election-m...
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Tuesday, October 7, 4PM
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 401-222-2340
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 401-222-1356

South Carolina

Elections Website: http://www.scvotes.org/
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.scvotes.org/files/VR_Blank_Form.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.scvotes.org/how_to_register_absentee_voting
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Wednesday, October 29
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 803-734-9060
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 803-734-9366

South Dakota

Elections Website: http://www.sdsos.gov/electionsvoteregistration/registrationvoting.shtm
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.sdsos.gov/electionsvoteregistration/electvoterpdfs/VoterRegis...
Absentee Form Link: http://www.sdsos.gov/electionsvoteregistration/electvoterpdfs/AbsenteeBa...
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Tuesday, October 28
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 605-773-3537
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 605-773-6580

Tennessee

Elections Website: http://state.tn.us/sos/election/index.htm
Voter Registration Form Link: http://state.tn.us/sos/election/forms/ss-3010.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://state.tn.us/sos/election/bymail.htm
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Tuesday, October 28
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 615-741-7956
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: NA

Texas

Elections Website: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml
Voter Registration Form Link: https://webservices.sos.state.tx.us/vrapp/index.asp
Absentee Form Link: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/a5-14.pdf
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Tuesday, October 28
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 512-475-2811
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 512-475-2811

Utah

Elections Website: http://elections.utah.gov/
Voter Registration Form Link: http://elections.utah.gov/VoterRegistrationForm.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://elections.utah.gov/absentee%20form.pdf
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Friday, October 31
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 801-538-1041
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 801-538-1133

Vermont

Elections Website: http://vermont-elections.org/soshome.htm
Voter Registration Form Link: http://vermont-elections.org/elections1/2008VoterAppRev7.01.08.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://vermont-elections.org/elections1/Absenteerequestform09.05.08.pdf
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Friday, October 31
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 802-828-2464
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 802-828-5171

Virginia

Elections Website: http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/cms/
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/cms/documents/VoterRegistration/sbe_voter_ap...
Absentee Form Link: http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/cms/Absentee_Documents/VA_Absentee_ballot_ap...
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Tuesday, October 28
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 804-864-8901
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 804-371-0194

Washington

Elections Website: http://www.secstate.wa.gov/elections/
Voter Registration Form Link: https://wei.secstate.wa.gov/osos/secure/pages/Onlinevoterregistration.as...
Absentee Form Link: http://www.secstate.wa.gov/elections/pdf/VoterForm_20050830.pdf
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Tuesday, October 28
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 360- 902-4180
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: NA

West Virginia

Elections Website: http://www.wvsos.com/elections/main.htm
Voter Registration Form Link: http://www.wvsos.com/forms/elections/wvvoterregistration.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://www.wvsos.com/forms/elections/A2.pdf
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Wednesday, October 29
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 304-558-6000
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 304-558-0900

Wisconsin

Elections Website: http://elections.state.wi.us/
Voter Registration Form Link: http://elections.state.wi.us/docview.asp?docid=13109&locid=47
Absentee Form Link: http://elections.state.wi.us/docview.asp?docid=13379&locid=47
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Thursday, October 30, 5PM
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 608-266-8005
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 608-267-0500

Wyoming

Elections Website: http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Elections.aspx
Voter Registration Form Link: http://soswy.state.wy.us/Forms/Elections/General/vrapp.pdf
Absentee Form Link: http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Docs/Absenteevote.pdf
Deadline for Absentee Registration: Friday, October 17
Phone Number of Registrar’s Office: 307-777-7378
Fax Number of Registrar’s Office: 307-777-7640

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