Here's when the voting polls open and close in every state

Josh Peter
USA TODAY

On Sunday, those who follow daylight saving changes, fell back an hour. But when it comes to voting, make sure you know what time it is and when polls open and close in your state.

If you’re in line by the time the polls close on Tuesday, you are entitled to vote. However, your local polling place may close earlier than what is stated below for the state. Make sure you head to the polls with enough time that there's no chance of being left out of the line. Here’s when the polls are scheduled to open and close, state-by-state:

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Alabama

  • Open: 7 a.m. CST
  • Close: 7 p.m. CST

Alaska

  • Open: 7 a.m. AKST
  • Close: 8 p.m. AKST

Arizona

  • Open: 6 a.m. MST
  • Close: 7 p.m. MST

Arkansas

  • Open: 7:30 a.m. CST
  • Close: 7:30 p.m. CST

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California

  • Open: 7 a.m. PST
  • Close: 8 p.m. PST
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Colorado

  • Open: 7 a.m. MST
  • Close: 7 p.m. MST

Connecticut

  • Open: 6 a.m. EST
  • Close: 8 p.m. EST

Delaware

  • Open: 7 a.m. EST
  • Close: 8 p.m. EST

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District of Columbia

  • Open: 7 a.m. EST
  • Close: 8 p.m. EST

Florida

  • Open: 7 a.m. EST
  • Close: 7 p.m. EST

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Georgia

  • Open: 7 a.m. EST
  • Close: 7 p.m. EST

Hawaii

  • Open: 7 a.m. HST
  • Close: 7 p.m. HST

Idaho

  • Open: 8 a.m. MST
  • Close: 8 p.m. MST

Illinois

  • Open: 6 a.m. CST
  • Close: 7 p.m. CST

Indiana

  • Open: 6 a.m. EST
  • Close: 6 p.m. EST

Iowa

  • Open: 7 a.m. CST
  • Close: 9 p.m. CST

Kansas

  • Open: 7 a.m. CST
  • Close: 7 p.m. CST

Kentucky

  • Open: 6 a.m. CST/EST
  • Close: 6 p.m. CST/EST (depending on side of state)

Louisiana

  • Open: 6 a.m. CST
  • Close: 8 p.m. CST

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Maine

  • Open: 6 a.m. EST
  • Close: 8 p.m. EST

Maryland

  • Open: 7 a.m. EST
  • Close: 8 p.m. EST

Massachusetts

  • Open: 7 a.m. EST
  • Close: 8 p.m. EST

Michigan

  • Open: 7 a.m. EST
  • Close: 8 p.m. EST

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Minnesota

  • Open: 7 a.m. CST
  • Close: 8 p.m. CST

Mississippi

  • Open: 7 a.m. CST
  • Close: 7 p.m. CST

Missouri

  • Open: 6 a.m. CST
  • Close: 7 p.m. CST

Montana

  • Open: 7 a.m. MST
  • Close: 8 p.m. MST

Nebraska

  • Open: 8 a.m. CST
  • Close: 8 p.m. CST

Nevada

  • Open: 7 a.m. PST
  • Close: 7 p.m. PST

New Hampshire

  • Open: 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. (contact local election officials)
  • Close: 7 p.m. EST

New Jersey

  • Open: 6 a.m. EST
  • Close: 8 p.m. EST

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New Mexico

  • Open: 7 a.m. MST
  • Close: 7  p.m. MST

New York

  • Open: 6 a.m. EST
  • Close: 9 p.m. EST

North Carolina

  • Open: 6:30 a.m. EST
  • Close: 7:30 p.m. EST

North Dakota

  • Open: 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. (Check with local election officials)
  • Close: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. CST (Check with local election officials.)

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Ohio

  • Open: 6:30 a.m. EST
  • Close: 7:30 p.m. EST

Oklahoma

  • Open: 7 a.m. CST
  • Close: 7 p.m. CST

Oregon

  • Open 7 a.m. PST
  • Close: 8 p.m. PST (Most voting done by mail. No polling sites, but you are allowed to vote in person at the county elections office.)

Pennsylvania

  • Open: 7 a.m. EST
  • Close: 8 p.m. EST

Rhode Island

  • Open: 7 a.m. EST
  • Close: 8 p.m. EST

South Carolina

  • Open: 7 a.m. EST
  • Close: 7 p.m. EST

South Dakota

  • Open: 7 a.m. CST
  • Close: 7 p.m. CST

Tennessee

  • Open: Varies by county. Contact your local election officials.
  • Close: 8 p.m. ET

Texas

  • Open: 7 a.m. CST
  • Close: 7 p.m. CST

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Utah

  • Open: 7 a.m. MST
  • Close: 8 p.m. MST

Vermont

  • Open: 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. EST (Check with local election officials.)
  • Close: 7 p.m. EST

Virginia

  • Open: 6 a.m. EST
  • Close: 7 p.m. EST

Washington

  • Open: Varies by county. Check with local election officials.
  • Close: 8 p.m. PST (For in-person and ballot drop boxes, both.)

West Virginia

  • Open: 6:30 a.m. EST
  • Close: 7:30 p.m. EST

Wisconsin

  • Open: 7 a.m. CST
  • Close: 8 p.m. CST

Wyoming

  • Open: 7 a.m. MST
  • Close: 7 p.m. MST