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How to register to vote online for the 2020 general election

400,000 register to vote on National Voter Registration Day
Posted at 12:23 PM, Jul 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-14 12:23:33-04

The last day to register to vote is Monday, Oct. 5 ahead of Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3. Here's how you can register online to cast a ballot in the 2020 general election.

For people living in any county in Ohio, visit the Ohio Secretary of State’s voter registration tab here, then follow each prompt. You can also check your polling precinct location on the site.

For more information or questions, find the contact information for your county's board of elections below:

If you live in Kentucky, register to vote online by clicking here, and then on "New/Update Registration." The new portal also allows you to check the status of any mail-in ballots, find or update your polling location, view a sample ballot and elections results.

For more information or questions, check with your county clerk:

For Indiana residents, register to vote by clicking here, then scroll and click the "Register to Vote" tab on the bottom left. The portal also lets you check your voting precinct, apply for a mail-in ballot and more.

You can also call your local board of elections:

WCPO 9 is committed to giving you better access to the democratic process by providing resources you need to cast a vote in the 2020 general election. For more resources, FAQs and more, visit our Elections tab here.

  • Ohio
  • Kentucky
  • Indiana
Ohio

Key Dates and Deadlines In Ohio

Mon, Oct. 5: Voter Registration Deadline
Tue, Oct. 6: Early Voting Begins
Sat, Oct. 31: Request Absentee/Mail-In Ballot Deadline
Mon, Nov. 2: Absentee/Mail-In Postmark by Date
Tues, Nov. 3: In-Person Voting
Fri, Nov. 13: Absentee/Mail-In Delivered By Date

Kentucky

Key Dates and Deadlines in Kentucky

Mon, Oct. 5: Voter Registration Deadline
Fri, Oct. 9: Request Absentee/Mail-In Ballot Deadline
Tue, Oct. 13: Early Voting Begins
Mon, Nov. 2: Absentee/Mail-In Postmark by Date
Tues, Nov. 3: In-Person Voting
Fri, Nov. 6: Absentee/Mail-In Delivered By Date

Indiana

Key Dates and Deadlines in Indiana

Mon, Oct. 5: Voter Registration Deadline
Tue, Oct. 6: Early Voting Begins
Thur, Oct. 22: Request Absentee/Mail-In Ballot Deadline
Thur, Oct. 22: Absentee/Mail-In Postmark by Date
Tues, Nov. 3: In-Person Voting