Election Day 2020
Election day 2020 is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. However, residents of the District of Columbia can vote absentee starting in September.
Due to the Corona virus, ALL REGISTERED DC VOTERS AUTOMATICALLY GET A MAIL-IN BALLOT SENT TO THEIR REGISTERED ADDRESS.
If you have not received your ballot, you may request one at the DC Board of Elections.
Check Your Registration Status
Are you registered to vote in the District of Columbia? Check and make sure at the DC Board of Elections website.
Voter Registration Deadlines
All voter registration applications and updates submitted online and by mail must be received by the Board by no later than the 21st day before the election in which you wish to vote. If you submit a voter registration application or update online or by mail and it is received after the 21st day before the election, your application will not be processed until after the election.
If you submit your application in person at the Board of Elections or another voter registration agency, your application should be received no later than the day before the start of the early voting period. To learn about key dates and deadlines in the upcoming election cycle, please visit www.dcboe.org.
Same Day Registration
If the deadlines for the receipt of voter registration applications and updates submitted online, by mail, or in person at the Board of Elections or another voter registration agency have passed, you can still register during early voting or on Election Day. To register when you vote, you must provide proof of residence that shows your name and current District of Columbia address. Acceptable forms of proof of residence include:
A copy of a current and valid government-issued photo identification
A utility bill for water, gas, electricity, cable, internet, telephone, or cellular phone service issued no earlier than 90 days before the election
A savings, checking, credit, or money market account statement from a bank or credit union issued no earlier than 90 days before the election
A paycheck, stub, or earning statement that includes the employer’s name, address, and telephone number and was issued no earlier than 90 days before the election
A government-issued document or check from a federal or District agency, other than the Board of Elections, issued no earlier than 90 days before the election
A current residential lease or rental agreement
An occupancy statement from a District homeless shelter issued no earlier than 90 days before the election
A tuition or housing bill from a District of Columbia college or university issued for the current academic or housing term
Track your Absentee Ballot
Beginning October 7, 2020, you can track your absentee ballot at the DC Board of Elections
Check election results here on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 after 7:00pm EST.