District of Columbia Voting Information
District of Columbia
Early Voting Absentee Ballot Voter Registration
To vote in a primary election in the District of Columbia, you must be registered to vote with the Democratic, Republican or D.C. Statehood Green Party.
Absentee Voter Rules
Any registered DC voter may apply for an absentee ballot and vote by mail.
If you’re not voting for the first time in DC, you don’t need to provide ID to vote in person.
If you registered to vote by mail and you’re voting in DC for the first time, bring one of the following to vote in person early or on Election Day:
- A government-issued photo ID
- A utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, student housing statement/tuition bill, homeless shelter occupancy statement, lease, or other government document that shows your name and address