Learn the voter registration deadlines for upcoming statewide elections in Kentucky, New Jersey, Virginia, and Wisconsin

Four states are holding statewide general or primary elections in the first six months of 2019. Below are the elections on the ballot and voter registration deadlines in each state.
 
  • Kentucky is holding primaries for governor and five other statewide executive offices on May 21.
    • Voters must submit their registration application 28 days before the primary, which is April 23.
  • New Jersey will hold elections in 2019 for all 80 seats in the state’s general assembly; primary elections are on June 4.
    • The voter registration deadline is 21 days prior to the election, or May 14.
  • Virginia is holding elections this year for all seats in both houses of the state legislature; the primary takes place on June 11.
    • The deadline to register to vote is 22 days ahead of the election, or May 20.
  • Wisconsin will hold spring elections for one seat on the state supreme court, as well as certain appeals and circuit court judges, on April 2.
    • The deadline for registering online is March 13. Voter registration forms which are mailed must be postmarked by March 14. In-person registration must be completed by 5 p.m. on March 29. Voters can register on Election Day at their polling place.
 
More information about requirements for registering to vote in every state can be found here.



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