Presidential and State Primary registration deadline – April 23, 2012
Presidential and State Primary date – May 22, 2012
General Election registration deadline – October 9, 2012
Election information phone number – 800-246-1399
State election website –
In person – You may vote early in person only if you do not
qualify for a vote-by-mail absentee ballot (see “By mail” below) and you
will be out of the county on Election Day or you are a pregnant woman in her
third trimester or you are a precinct worker assigned to work outside of
your precinct or you or your spouse has surgery scheduled for Election Day.
For those who qualify, early in person voting is available between May 4 and
May 21 for the Primary; between October 19 and November 5 for the General
By mail – You may vote early by mail only if you cannot get
to the polls due to advanced age, disability, or medical emergency; you are
in the armed services or a dependent of someone in the armed services; you
live outside the state; you are a student attending school outside the
county of your residence; or you work outside your county of residence and
cannot get to the polls on Election Day or during early in person voting.
Those who qualify for early voting by mail may request an absentee ballot no
later than May 15 for the Primary; October 30 for the General Election.
Absentee ballots must be returned by Election Day.
Absentee voting by mail – Begins September 17