This guide is designed to help voters, particularly students, understand the different state laws and rules about how to register and vote. It explains the basic residency, registration, identification and absentee voting requirements for voters in each of the 50 states and Washington, DC.
As a student, you have the constitutional right to register and vote in the place you truly consider to be “home” – whether that’s your parents’ house, your apartment, or your dorm room. But before you the important decision about where to vote, make sure you know the rules (and sometimes consequences) of registering to vote in that state.
Check out the Brennan Center for Justice 50-State Student Voting Guide here.