Here's when the voting polls open and close in every state

Josh Peter, USA TODAY
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On Sunday, those who follow daylight saving changes, fell back an hour. But when it comes to voting, make sure you know what time it is and when polls open and close in your state. All times listed below are local.

If you’re in line by the time the polls close on Tuesday, you are entitled to vote. However, your local polling place may close earlier than what is stated below for the state. Make sure you head to the polls with enough time that there's no chance of being left out of the line.

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Here’s when the polls are scheduled to open and close, state-by-state (all times local):

Alabama

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 7 p.m.

Alaska

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

Arizona

  • Open: 6 a.m.

  • Close: 7 p.m.

Arkansas

  • Open: 7:30 a.m.

  • Close: 7:30 p.m.

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California

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

Colorado

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 7 p.m.

Connecticut

  • Open: 6 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

Delaware

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

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District of Columbia

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

Florida

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 7 p.m.

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Georgia

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 7 p.m.

Hawaii

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 7 p.m.

Idaho

  • Open: 8 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

Illinois

  • Open: 6 a.m.

  • Close: 7 p.m.

Indiana

  • Open: 6 a.m.

  • Close: 6 p.m.

Iowa

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 9 p.m.

Kansas

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 7 p.m.

Kentucky

  • Open: 6 a.m.

  • Close: 6 p.m.

Louisiana

  • Open: 6 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

Election result: 2020 Election Results & Maps

Maine

  • Open: 6 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

Maryland

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

Massachusetts

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

Michigan

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

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Minnesota

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

Mississippi

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 7 p.m.

Missouri

  • Open: 6 a.m.

  • Close: 7 p.m.

Montana

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

Nebraska

  • Open: 8 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

Nevada

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 7 p.m.

New Hampshire

  • Open: 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. (contact local election officials)

  • Close: 7 p.m.

New Jersey

  • Open: 6 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

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New Mexico

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 7 p.m.

New York

  • Open: 6 a.m.

  • Close: 9 p.m.

North Carolina

  • Open: 6:30 a.m.

  • Close: 7:30 p.m.

North Dakota

  • Open: 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. (Check with local election officials)

  • Close: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Check with local election officials.)

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Ohio

  • Open: 6:30 a.m.

  • Close: 7:30 p.m.

Oklahoma

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 7 p.m.

Oregon

  • Open 7 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m. (Most voting done by mail. No polling sites, but you are allowed to vote in person at the county elections office.)

Pennsylvania

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

Rhode Island

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

South Carolina

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 7 p.m.

South Dakota

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 7 p.m.

Tennessee

  • Open: Varies by county. Contact your local election officials.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

Texas

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 7 p.m.

Election result: 2020 Election Results & Maps

Utah

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

Vermont

  • Open: 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. (Check with local election officials.)

  • Close: 7 p.m.

Virginia

  • Open: 6 a.m.

  • Close: 7 p.m.

Washington

  • Open: Varies by county. Check with local election officials.

  • Close: 8 p.m. (For in-person and ballot drop boxes, both.)

West Virginia

  • Open: 6:30 a.m.

  • Close: 7:30 p.m.

Wisconsin

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 8 p.m.

Wyoming

  • Open: 7 a.m.

  • Close: 7 p.m.

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