State and Local Issue Guides

National Voter Registration Act of 1993

The National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993 requires states to provide voter registration opportunities through state agencies, including public libraries, that provide public assistance and services. The intent of this requirement is to increase voter registration opportunities, encourage voter participation, and protect the integrity of the electoral process.

 

State Breakdown

State Automatic Voter Registration Guide for Hosting Voter Registration Drive Public Libraries as Mandated Voter Registrars

Online Voter Registration Portals

Alabama

X Click Here

County and select municipal public libraries are mandated voter registrars.

Click Here

Alaska

✔︎ Click Here X Click Here

Arizona

X Click Here X Click Here

Arkansas

X Click Here ✔︎ X

California

✔︎ Click Here ✔︎ Click Here

Colorado

✔︎ Click Here X Click Here

Connecticut

X Click Here ✔︎ Click Here

Delaware

X Click Here X Click Here

District of Columbia

✔︎ Click Here ✔︎ Click Here

Florida

X Click Here ✔︎ Click Here

Georgia

✔︎ Click Here Some counties mandate public libraries as voter registrars. Click Here

Hawaii

X Click Here ✔︎ Click Here

Idaho

X Click Here X Click Here

Illinois

✔︎ Click Here Libraries are not mandated voter registrars, but some chief librarians are appointed as deputy registrars and may register residents to vote. Click Here

Indiana

X Click Here X Click Here

Iowa

X Click Here X Click Here

Kansas

X Click Here X Click Here

Kentucky

X Click Here X Click Here

Louisiana

X Click Here X Click Here

Maine

X Click Here NA NA

Maryland

✔︎ Click Here X Click Here

Massachusetts

✔︎

X

X Click Here

Michigan

✔︎ Click Here X Click Here

Minnesota

X X X Click Here

Mississippi

X Click Here X X

Missouri

X Click Here NA Click Here

Montana

X Click Here NA X

Nebraska

X Click Here X Click Here

Nevada

✔︎ Click Here NA Click Here

New Hampshire

X Click Here X X

New Jersey

✔︎ Click Here X Click Here

New Mexico

X Click Here X Click Here

New York

✔︎ Click Here NA Click Here

North Carolina

X Click Here X Click Here

North Dakota

X In North Dakota, voter registration is not required to vote on election day. NA X

Ohio

X Click Here ✔︎ Click Here

Oklahoma

X Click Here X Click Here

Oregon

✔︎ Click Here X Click Here

Pennsylvania

X Click Here X Click Here

Rhode Island

✔︎ Click Here X Click Here

South Carolina

X Click Here X Click Here

South Dakota

X Click Here X X

Tennessee

X Click Here ✔︎ Click Here

Texas

X Click Here ✔︎ X

Utah

X Click Here X Click Here

Vermont

✔︎ Click Here X Click Here

Virginia

X Click Here ✔︎ Click Here

Washington

✔︎ Click Here X Click Here

West Virginia

✔︎ Click Here NA Click Here

Wisconsin

X Click Here X Click Here

Wyoming

X Click Here X X

 


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