State-by-State Poll Information

Posted November 3, 2008 at 3:38pm

Alabama
sos.state.al.us/Elections/2008/
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Alaska

elections.alaska.gov/returns.php

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Arizona

azsos.gov/election/

6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Arkansas
www.sosweb.state.ar.us/elections.html

7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

California

sos.ca.gov/elections/elections_ elections.htm

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Colorado

elections.colorado.gov/

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Connecticut

sots.ct.gov/sots/site/

6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Delaware

elections.delaware.gov/results.html/unofresl.shtml

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

District of Columbia

dcboee.org/election_info/election_ results/

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Florida

election.dos.state.fl.us/

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Iowa
sos.state.ia.us/elections/results

7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Kansas
www.kssos.org/elections/elections_statistics.html

Depends on county, but mostly 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Kentucky
elect.ky.gov/results/

6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Louisiana
sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/153/Default.aspx

6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Maine
maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/prior1st.htm

Depends on municipality, but as early as 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Maryland
elections.state.md.us/elections/2008

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Massachusetts
www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Michigan
michigan.gov/sos

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Minnesota
www.sos.state.mn.us/home/index.asp?page=4

7 a.m. to 8 p.m., small townships may open as late as 10 a.m.

Mississippi
www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2008/index.asp

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Missouri
sos.mo.gov/enrweb/

6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Montana
sos.mt.gov/ELB

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Nebraska

www.sos.ne.gov/elec/2008/index.html

Polls open 8 a.m.* or 7 a.m.** and polls close at 8 p.m.* or 7 p.m.**

Nevada
sos.state.nv.us/elections

7 a.m to 7 p.m.

New Hampshire

www.sos.nh.gov/electionsnew.html

Depends on city or town, but mostly 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

New Jersey

www.state.nj.us/state/elections/

6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

New Mexico

www.sos.state.nm.us/sos-elections.html

7 a.m. to 7 p.m

New York

www.elections.state.ny.us

6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

North Carolina

sboe.state.nc.us

6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

North Dakota

nd.gov/sos/electvote

Depends on which city or town, but mostly 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Ohio
www.sos.state.oh.us/SOS/elections/electResultsMain.aspx

6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Oklahoma
www.state.ok.us/@tildeelections
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Oregon
www.sos.state.or.us/elections

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Pennsylvania
www.electionreturns.state.pa.us/

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Rhode Island
www.elections.ri.gov/elections/results/

Depends on city or town, but mostly 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

South Carolina

scvotes.org/

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

South Dakota

sdsos.gov/electionsvoteregistration/upcomingelection.shtm

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Tennessee
state.tn.us/sos/election/index.htm

Depends on county, but as early as 6 a.m.* to 8 p.m. or 7 p.m.*

Texas
www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Utah
elections.utah.gov/

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Vermont
vermont-elections.org

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Virginia
www.sbe.virginia.gov/cms

6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Washington
secstate.wa.gov/elections

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

West Virginia

wvvotes.com/election-results/index.php

6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Wisconsin
elections.state.wi.us

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Wyoming

soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Elections.aspx

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Source: State election boards and secretary of state offices. Note: Polling hours vary within states by precinct. *time is in Central time zone; **time is in Mountain time zone. Compiled by Matt Bloise and Pamela King/GalleryWatch.