State Poll Opening and Closing Times (2013)

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Poll opening and closing times state-by-state set to local times for the November 5, 2013 election.

State by State Poll Times

Time zone note: Arizona and Hawaii do not observe Daylight Savings Time. Also, 13 states have multiple time zones. Idaho and Oregon are split between the Mountain and Pacific time zones. Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Texas are divided between Central and Mountain time zones. Florida, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, and Tennessee are split between Eastern and Central time zones. Alaska is divided between the Alaska time zone and the Hawaii-Aleutian time zone.

All of the times below are local.

Alabama

See also: Alabama elections, 2013

In Alabama, all polls were open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM Central Time.[1]

Arizona

See also: Arizona elections, 2013

In Arizona, all polling places were open from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Mountain Time.[2]

California

See also: California elections, 2013

All polls in California were open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM Pacific Time.[3]

Colorado

See also: Colorado elections, 2013

In Colorado, the polls were open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM Mountain Time .[4]

Connecticut

See also: Connecticut elections, 2013

In Connecticut, all polling places were open from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Eastern Time on election day.[5]

Florida

See also: Florida elections, 2013

In Florida, all polls were open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.[6]

Florida is split between Eastern and Central time zones.

Georgia

See also: Georgia elections, 2013

In Georgia, polls were open from 7:00 AM until 7:00 PM Eastern Time on Election Day. Any voter who is waiting in line to vote at 7:00 PM were allowed to vote.[7]

Indiana

See also: Indiana elections, 2013

In Indiana, polls were open from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM local time.[8]

Indiana is split between Eastern and Central time zones.

Louisiana

See also: Louisiana elections, 2013

In Louisiana, polls were open from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM Central Time.[9]

Maine

See also: Maine elections, 2013

In Maine, municipalities with a population less than 500 open between 6 AM and 10 AM while municipalities with a population of 500 or more open between 6 AM and 8AM. All polls close at 8 PM.[10]

Massachusetts

See also: Massachusetts elections, 2013

In Massachusetts, most polling places were open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM. However, municipalities may open as early as 5:45 AM.[11]

Michigan

See also: Michigan elections, 2013

In Michigan, all polls were open in the lower and upper peninsulas of Michigan from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM Central and Eastern times.[12]

Michigan is split between Eastern and Central time zones.

Minnesota

See also: Minnesota elections, 2013

In Minnesota, most polling places were open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm Central Time. However, some smaller municipalities may open as late as 10:00 AM.[13]

Mississippi

See also: Mississippi elections, 2013

All polling places in Mississippi were open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Central Time.[14]

New Hampshire

See also: New Hampshire elections, 2012

The polling place hours of operation vary in New Hampshire. In general, polling places open between 6:00 am and 11:00 am and close at 7:00 pm or 8:00 pm, Eastern Time. Voters in New Hampshire should contact their municipal clerk's office for actual polling place times.[15][16]

New Jersey

See also: New Jersey elections, 2013

In New Jersey, all polls were open from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm Eastern Time.[17]

New York

See also: New York elections, 2013

Polls open at 6:00 AM and close at 9:00 PM.[18]

North Carolina

See also: North Carolina elections, 2013

In North Carolina, the polling places were open from 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM Eastern Time.[19]

Ohio

See also: Ohio elections, 2013

In Ohio, all polling places were open from 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM Eastern Time, however if you are in line at the time of the poll closing at 7:30 PM you were given the right to vote.[20]

Pennsylvania

See also: Pennsylvania elections, 2013

In Pennsylvania, all polls were open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Eastern Time.[21]

Rhode Island

See also: Rhode Island elections, 2013

In Rhode Island, most polls open at 7:00 AM and all polls close at 8:00 PM.[22]

South Carolina

See also: South Carolina elections, 2013

In South Carolina, all polls were open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM Eastern Time.[23]

Texas

See also: Texas elections, 2013

In Texas, all polling places were open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM Central Time.[24] Texas is divided between Central and Mountain time zones.

Virginia

See also: Virginia elections, 2013

In Virginia, all polls were open from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Eastern Time.[25]

Washington

See also: Washington elections, 2013

Washington is a mail in ballot state and does not have polling places.[26]

Wisconsin

See also: Wisconsin elections, 2013

In Wisconsin, all polls were open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM Central Time.[27]

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