Can I vote by mail without an excuse?
COVID-19 can be your excuse
No, and COVID-19 cannot be used as an excuse*
Yes, both by early absentee and early in-person voting
Yes, but only early in-person voting
Yes, but only early absentee voting
*Tennessee voters can use COVID-19 as an excuse only if they have a medical condition that makes them vulnerable.
*Voters in New Mexico and North Carolina can only register to vote and cast a ballot on the same day for early voting.
*North Dakota does not require voter registration.
*Same day registration is not available at polling place in Rhode Island. Check with local election officials for location.
*Texas voters please check with your local election officials. Ballot tracking is not available in all counties.
Note: Information will be updated as states update their rules.