What time do the polls close? List by state

Voters line up outside Huntington Community College in Fairfax, Virginia waiting to vote on Election Day (photo credit: Richard Schmitz/Twitter).
Voters line up outside Huntington Community College in Fairfax, Virginia waiting to vote on Election Day (photo credit: Richard Schmitz/Twitter).

Here's a complete list of the poll closing times across the United States on Election Day. All times have been adjusted to Eastern Standard Time.

The first poll closings will take place in Indiana and Kentucky at 6 pm EST, when some of the polls in both states close. The rest of the polls in Indiana and Kentucky close at 7 pm EST, based on time zone.

Note: Some states have multiple time zones, and closing times will vary by location. A * denotes states with multiple time zones, or multiple closing times.

6 PM
Indiana*
Kentucky*

7 PM - 60 electoral votes, 5 Senate races

Georgia
Indiana*
Kentucky*
South Carolina
Vermont
Virginia

7:30 PM - 38 electoral votes, 2 Senate races
North Carolina
Ohio
West Virginia

8 PM - 172 electoral votes, 9 Senate races
Alabama
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida*

Illinois
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Mississippi
Missouri

New Hampshire*
New Jersey
Oklahoma
Pennsylvania

Rhode Island
Tennessee
Washington, DC

8:30 PM - 6 electoral votes, 1 Senate race
Arkansas

9 PM - 156 electoral votes, 8 Senate races
Arizona
Colorado
Kansas*
Louisiana

Michigan*
Minnesota
Nebraska
New Mexico
New York

North Dakota*
South Dakota*
Texas*
Wisconsin
Wyoming

10 PM - 21 electoral votes, 3 Senate races
Iowa
Montana
Nevada
Utah

11 PM - 82 electoral votes, 5 Senate races

California
Hawaii
Idaho*
Oregon*
Washington

1 AM - 3 electoral votes, 1 Senate race
Alaska*
 

For more information on voting in each state, go to vote.org.

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