Skip to main content

or browse databases: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z #

View of Georgetown campus from the Virginia side of the Potomac

View of Georgetown campus from the Virginia side of the Potomac

Elections

Information about United States elections: federal, state, and local

Voter Information from the DC Board of Elections

DC Registration Requirements:

  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Be a resident of the District of Columbia
  • Be at least 16 years old (District residents may preregister to vote at age 16, but will not receive a voter registration card or be eligible to vote until they are at least 17 with a date of birth indicating that they will be 18 on or before the next general election.)
  • Not be in jail on a felony conviction
  • Not have been found by a court to be legally incompetent to vote
  • Not claim voting residence outside of the District of Columbia

DC Voter ID Requirements:

"Registered voters do not have to show ID to vote. If you are a first-time voter who registered by mail and did not provide identification when registering, you may need to show identification in order to cast a regular ballot. Voters registering during the early voting period or at the polls on Election Day will need to provide proof of residence in order to register and vote:"

  • Copy of a current and valid photo identification
  • Copy of a current utility bill (not including cell phone bills)
  • Bank statement
  • Government check
  • Paycheck
  • Another government document that shows your name and address

(from the DC Board of Elections)

 

Electoral College

Polling and Election Predictions

Voter Education and Election Reform Organizations

Creative Commons   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial 4.0 International License. | Details of our policy