Southeast Primary Voter Registration Deadlines – Don’t Get Caught Unregistered in 2020

Kate Tracy | January 24, 2020 | Climate Change, Elections, Energy Policy

It’s an election year and with primary voter registration deadlines fast approaching, we breakdown some key dates across the region to make sure the Southeast is ready to vote for clean energy leaders and policies in 2020! Voting is one of the most important actions you can take to ensure your voice is heard and a clean energy agenda focused on reducing carbon emissions and lowering utility bills is a priority at the ballot box.

Don’t get caught unregistered to vote.

First, let’s check to see if you’re registered to vote and if your registration is current.

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Won’t make it to the polls on election day? You may be eligible to early vote or submit an absentee ballot.

Early & Absentee Voting

Thinking of procrastinating on your voter registration, check out these deadlines below for your state and avoid being caught unregistered at the polls this year. When you do head to the polls, make sure to bring proper identification required by your state. 

Florida

Florida’s primary election will be on March 17, 2020. Voters must register by mail, online, or in-person by February 18. For more information visit the State of Florida.

Tennessee

Tennessee’s primary election will be on March 3, 2020. Voters must register by mail, in person, or online by February 3. For more information visit Tennessee’s Secretary of State.

North Carolina

North Carolina’s primary election will be on March 3, 2020. Voters must register by mail by February 7. You can also register in person during the early voting period, but you can’t register on Election Day. For more information visit North Carolina’s State Board of Elections.

South Carolina

South Carolina’s primary election will be on February 25, 2020. Voters must register by mail, online, or in person by January 30. For more information visit South Carolina’s Election Commission.

Georgia

Georgia’s primary election will be on March 24, 2020.  Voters must register by mail, online, or in person by February 24. For more information visit Georgia’s Secretary of State.

Alabama

Alabama’s primary election will be on March 3, 2020. Voters must register in person by February 14, or by mail or online by February 17. For more information visit Alabama’s Secretary of State.

Mississippi

Mississippi’s general election will be on March 10, 2020. Voters must register in-person or by mail by February 8. Online registration is not available. For more information visit Mississippi’s Secretary of State.

Stay tuned for our “Where The Candidates Stand” series that will take a closer look at key elections and candidates shaping clean energy policy in the Southeast.

Kate Tracy
Based in the Knoxville, Tennessee office, Kate curates the SACE and voice in digital and traditional media outlets. She also tracks media analytics, develops creative content, manages SACE’s websites, and…
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