Help Getting Voter ID
Need to find out if your state has a voter ID law? As of January 2013, the following 31 states have some form of voter ID law in effect. Click on your state below to find out what the requirements are and if you have the right ID:
Requirements for Absentee Ballots
Important: Check Your State Listing Carefully -- Each State Has Unique Mail Ballot Deadlines and Requirements.
Voting by Absentee Ballot is a particularly viable alternative for people who might have trouble getting to the polls or standing in long lines on Election Day. In some states the Voter ID requirements are less stringent for Absentee Voting than voting in person. Deadlines and requirements vary by state, so please check our Absentee Voting/Voter ID Requirements for more information.
CLICK HERE to view Voter ID requirements for Absentee Ballots.
First-time voters, including those who have not voted in a previous federal election or who have never voted in their county of residence in a federal election, must present voter ID.
CLICK HERE to see what is required.
Additional Help Obtaining a Voter ID
If you need help obtaining an ID or have questions, please call the Election Protection Hotline:
1-866-OUR-VOTE (1-866-687-8683) or call
the Ve Y Vota Hotline: