By Curt Merrill, Daniel Wolfe, Janie Boschma, Adam Levy, Ethan Cohen, Liz Stark, and Ian Berry, CNN
Up to date September 8, 2020
For extra American voters than ever, mail-in voting is an choice this 12 months, however the guidelines depend upon the place you reside.
Requests for absentee and mail-in ballots have elevated throughout the nation as states have adjusted their insurance policies to present voters a protected various to voting in particular person amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Whereas President Donald Trump has questioned the reliability of mail-in voting, consultants say it’s protected and safe. However this 12 months, counting the votes is more than likely going to take longer than regular as a result of many states will permit additional time for ballots to reach after Election Day — so long as they’re postmarked on or earlier than Nov. 3.
CNN has surveyed all the state election places of work — right here’s what you might want to know. Click on in your state for extra steerage.