The general election is Nov 3, 2020
Washington, DC, here’s all the info you need to know!
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Important Dates to know, DC!
New Voter Registration Deadline
Absentee Ballot Request Deadline
Can I Vote by Mail? (Absentee)
Any registered voter may apply for an absentee ballot and vote by mail.
Am I eligible to register to vote?
- Are a U.S citizen
- Are a resident of District of Columbia
- Are at least 18 years old by Election Day
- You have been legally declared "mentally incompetent" by a court
- You are registered to vote in another state
- You are in prison or detention or jail or penal institution
- You are on parole for a felony conviction or convicted of a felony
- At the age 16
- At the age of 17
- U.S. State or Territory or District Issued ID
- Option to Indicate that you do not have the Requested ID
- Last 4 Digits of your Social Security Number
- Complete and send an overseas voter registration/ballot request form to your election office in the U.S. This is one specific form that will register you as an overseas voter and request your absentee ballot – simultaneously.
Can I vote if I have a record?
Individuals incarcerated for a felony conviction are ineligible to vote. Voting rights are automatically restored upon release from prison, and people on parole or probation can vote. Ex-offenders should re-register to vote.
I am a college student. Where do I register to vote?
Students have a choice about where to register to vote.
Students attending college may register at their campus address or choose to remain registered or register at their permanent or home address.
You may only be registered and vote in one location.
Will I need ID?
- The Last Four Digits of your Social Security Number
- Your District of Columbia Driver's License or State/non-driver ID Number
- Current and Valid Photo ID
- Utility Bill, Bank Statement, Government Check, or Paycheck that Shows your current name and address
- Government Issued Document that shows your current name and address
- Paycheck that shows your Current Name and Address
- Utility Bill
- Bank Statement
- Valid District of Columbia Driver's License
- Valid District of Columbia Non-driver's ID
- Government Check
- Government Issued Document that shows your Current Name and Address
- University Tuition Bill
- University Housing Bill
- Letter from a homeless organization verifying your residence location for purposes of voter registration