Puerto Rico

38% of 18-29 year olds voted in the U.S. in 2016*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

Your voter registration application must be received on or by September 15, 2020 in order to be eligible to vote in the 2020 General Election.

Check Registration Status

Check your Puerto Rico voter registration status here.

 

Eligibility

In order to register to vote, you must be an American citizen, be domiciled on the Island, be 18 years old on or before General Election Day, and not be legally incapacitated.

  • Specific identification documents may be required for voter registration, depending on your place of birth, see here for more information.

Deadline

The deadline to register to vote in Puerto Rico for the General Election (November 3, 2020) is September 15, 2020.

 

Voter Registration Process

In Puerto Rico, you may register to vote in-person at the Permanent Registration Board of the Precinct of your last residence. See a list of locations here.

  • Further voter registration information for Puerto Rico can be found here.

This page was last updated for the 2020 Election.

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Puerto Rico offers absentee by-mail voting. Eligible voters are encouraged to consider voting using this method in order to minimize their risk of exposure to COVID-19.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

In Puerto Rico, you must have a reason to be eligible for absentee voting. Eligible reasons to apply for an absentee ballot can be found here. Click here to access Puerto Rico’s absentee ballot application.

  • The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is October 5, 2020. Click here for information about how to contact your local election officials.
  • Completed absentee ballots must be postmarked by or on Election Day in order to be counted.

Early Voting

Puerto Rico does not offer early voting.

 

Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.

Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open 9 am-5 pm.

  • Further Puerto Rico voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated for the 2020 Election.

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