15% of 18-29 year olds voted in Alabama in 2022*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

The Alabama voter registration deadline is October 21, 2024. Voters can apply online or by mailing a completed application.

Check Registration Status

Check your Alabama voter registration status here.



In order to register to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, be a resident of Alabama, be at least 18 years old on or before Election Day, not be barred from voting due to a disqualifying felony conviction, and not have been declared mentally incompetent by a court.

  • Disqualifying felonies are listed here.
  • College students have a choice of whether they want to vote in Alabama or vote in their home state. You may only be registered and vote at one location.


The deadline to register to vote in Alabama for the General Election is October 21, 2024.


Voter Registration Process

There are three options to register to vote in Alabama: online registration, printing and mailing in a form, or requesting to be mailed a registration form.

  • Further voter registration information for Alabama can be found here.

This page was last updated on July 5, 2023.

Questions? Contact us here.

Alabama offers in-person and absentee voting in the 2024 general election.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

In order to vote absentee in Alabama, you must fall into one of the eligible categories listed here. Click here to access Alabama’s absentee ballot application.

  • Absentee ballots must be received in the office of the Absentee Election Manager for your county no later than 7 days prior to Election Day (by October 29, 2024).
  • An absentee ballot returned by mail must be postmarked by November 5, 2024 and received by the Absentee Election Manager by Election Day at noon. If hand-delivered, the ballot must be in the office of the Absentee Election Manager no later than 5 days prior to the election (October 31, 2024).
  • Alabama requires a copy of your valid photo ID in order to request an absentee ballot.
  • Further absentee voting information for Alabama is listed here.
  • Business and medical emergency voting applications can be made after the absentee deadline, but no later than 5:00 pm on the day before the election. See here for the application and emergency qualifications.

Early Voting

Alabama does not offer early voting.


Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.


Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open 7 am-7 pm. 

  • At the polls, you must present a valid form of photo ID. Acceptable forms are listed here. If an eligible voter doesn’t own a valid form of photo ID, Alabama offers free photo voter IDs at various locations.
  • Further Alabama voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated on July 6, 2023.

Questions? Contact us here.