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Click on your state to register/pre-register to vote.

States in green allow pre-registration.  Scroll under the map for more details.

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State Age Requirement to Register
Alabama You must be 18 on or before the next general election.
Alaska You must be at least 18 or within 90 days of your 18th birthday.
Arizona You must be 18 on or before the next general election.
Arkansas You must be 18 on or before the next general election.
California You can pre-register at 16.  Click here to access the Secretary of State’s College Registration webpage.  Click here to access the Secretary of State’s High School Pre-Registration webpage.
Colorado You can pre-register at 16.
Connecticut If you are at least 17 and turning 18 before Election Day, you can register to vote and you may participate in the general primary.
Delaware You can pre-register at 16.
District of Columbia You can pre-register at 16.
Florida You can pre-register at 16.
Georgia You must be at least 17 ½ .
Hawaii You can pre-register at 16.
Idaho You must be 18 on or before the next general election.
Illinois You must be 17 years old on or before the date of the Primary Election and turn 18 on or before the date of the General or Consolidated Election.
Indiana You must be at least 18 on or before the next general, municipal, or special election to register. If you’re 17, you may register and vote in the primary election if you turn 18 on or before the next general or municipal election.
Iowa You must be at least 17 ½.
Kansas You must be 18 on or before the next general election.
Kentucky You must be 18 on or before the next general election.
Louisiana You can pre-register at 16 in person at the Registrar of Voters office or at the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles. If you register another way, you must be at least 17.
Maine You can pre-register at 17.  You can vote at age 17 in a primary if you’ll be 18 by the next general election.
Maryland You can pre-register at 16.
Massachusetts You can pre-register at 16.
Michigan You must be 18 on or before the next general election.
Minnesota You must be 18 on or before the next general election.
Mississippi You must be 18 on or before the next general election.
Missouri You must be at least 17 ½ to register.
Montana You must be 18 on or before the next general election.
Nebraska You must be 18 on or before the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of the current calendar year to register.
Nevada You can pre-register at 17.
New Hampshire You must be 18 on or before the next general election.
New Jersey You can pre-register at 17.
New Mexico If you’re 17 and will be 18 by the general election, you can register and you may participate in the primary election.
New York You can pre-register at 16.
North Carolina You can pre-register at 16.
North Dakota You do not have to register to vote in North Dakota.
Ohio If you’re 17 and will be 18 on or before the general election, you can register to vote. You may also vote in the primary election to nominate candidates at 17, but you cannot vote on issues or party central committees until you are 18.
Oklahoma You must be 18 on or before the next general election.
Oregon You can pre-register at 16.
Pennsylvania You must be 18 on or before the next general election.
Rhode Island You can pre-register at 16.
South Carolina You must be 18 on or before the next general election.
South Dakota You must be 18 on or before the next general election.
Tennessee You must be 18 on or before the next general election.
Texas You must be at least 17 and 10 months old and 18 on Election Day to register.
Utah You can pre-register at 16.
Vermont If you are 17 and will become 18 before the next election, you can submit your registration application, but it will not become active until you turn 18 and take the Voter’s Oath.
Virginia If you are 17 and will be 18 at the next general election, you may register in advance and vote in any primary or special election.
Washington You can pre-register at 16.
West Virginia You can pre-register at 17.  If you’re 17 but will be 18 before the next general election, you can also vote in primary elections.
Wisconsin You may register at 17 if you will be 18 by the next election.
Wyoming You must be 18 on or before the next general election.