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How Americans Vote At Home

How Americans Vote at Home Tool

This resource is a comprehensive guide to voting at home in every state, from ballot requested to ballot counted. It is a powerful tool for civic engagement groups nationwide to boost ballot access and voter turnout by promoting Vote at Home to your programs.

Find your state to view its processes and learn more about its Vote at Home guidelines. For additional questions or assistance with your Get Out The Vote program, contact our team at

Disclaimer: All information is accurate as of April 2024. Please contact if you spot an error. Each state has a direct link to its Board of Elections for additional details. State and local regulations take precedence; contact them directly for clarity.

Mail Ballot Policies by State

¹Connecticut legislature passed “No Excuse” in July 2023. Goes to voters in 2024.

Full Vote at Home States: Every active registered voter automatically gets a ballot delivered for every election.

No Excuse States: Voters may request a ballot to be delivered for any reason but must renew that request for every election.

Single Sign Up States: Voters may sign up one time to receive automatic delivery of a ballot for every election.

Excuse Required States: Voters must provide a specific excuse from a list of reasons that vary by state to have a ballot delivered.

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