Registering to vote in DC, Maryland and Virginia: What you need to know

- Election day is less than a month away, and local registration deadlines have arrived.

If you live in Virginia, Monday, Oct. 15. is the deadline to register to vote. You can register online, by mail or in person.

If you live in Maryland, the deadline to register to vote is Tuesday, Oct. 16.

If you live in D.C., Tuesday is the deadline to register, however, D.C. residents can do same-day voter registration during early voting and on Election Day.

Virginia's Department of Elections said in a news release that mailed applications must have a Monday postmark, in-person applications must be submitted by 5 p.m., and online applications are due by 11:59 p.m. Monday.

Virginia does not specifically have early voting, but those who will not be able to vote on Election Day can apply to vote absentee.

Early voting in Maryland is Thursday, Oct. 25 through Thursday, Nov. 1 from 10 am until 8 pm at specific locations throughout the state.

Early voting in D.C. is Monday, Oct. 22 through Friday, Nov. 2. from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at certain locations.

To register to vote, check your voter status, find polling places, get information about candidates, and more information about voting in your state check:

The Virginia Department of Elections

The Maryland Board of Elections

The D.C. Board of Elections

To find out about voter registration deadlines in your state and find out more information check HeadCount.org and RocktheVote.org.

U.S. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

 

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