If you voted by mail, you can Google “check ballot status.” Google is doing a pretty good job of surfacing the correct local links to this query. There is no central voter database, so I put the links for every state I could find here. If you have better info, please email it to [email protected] and we’ll update this list. Thank you!
Track your absentee ballot status at myvoterinformation.alaska.gov.
The Grand Canyon State offers both absentee and provisional ballot tracking at my.arizona.vote, and some counties go a step further. In Maricopa County, for example, you can sign up for text updates on your mail-in ballot.
View ballot status by entering your name and date of birth at the Arkansas elections website.
You can look up your mail-in ballot status and also sign up to get text or email notifications as information is updated.
Colorado offers status updates and alerts for mail-in ballots.
The state offers look-up service for both absentee and provisional ballots.
District of Columbia
The Sunshine State offers tracking for mail-in ballots. For help with provisional ballots, contact your local elections office.
Both absentee and provisional ballots can be tracked at the state’s “My Voter Page.”
Residents can head to ballotstatus.hawaii.gov to see if their mail-in vote was received.
Enter your info in Idaho’s voter record tool to check your mail-in ballot status.
Although some counties use mail-in ballot tracking software (Cook County has portals for both suburban residents and those in the city of Chicago), Illinois offers statewide tracking only for provisional ballots. Check your local election authority for absentee ballot tracking information.
Check if your ballot was received and counted with Indiana’s “My Voter Portal.”
Kansas offers tracking for mail-in ballots.
Nervous about your absentee ballot? Check its status with a statewide tool.
The state’s “Geaux Vote” portal offers tracking information for mail-in ballots.
The Pine Tree State has a statewide tool for tracking absentee ballots.
You can check the status of your mail-in or provisional ballot. Provisional ballot status will be made available 10 days after the election.
Mississippi does not use statewide ballot tracking software. If you have doubts about your vote counting, contact your county election official.
Track your mail-in ballot status at app.mt.gov/voterinfo.
Nebraska offers mail-in ballot status in its voter information tool.
The state’s Ballottrax site provides tracking information and the opportunity to sign up for text or email alerts when your mail-in ballot is received and counted. Provisional ballot status will be made available eight days after Election Day and remain available for 30 days. Call (877) 766-8683 to find out your provisional ballot status, according to Nevada’s explainer.
You can find out when your ballot was received from the clerk’s office.
For the presidential election, in-person votes will be cast by provisional ballot. “All voters can call 1-877-NJVOTER after the election to find out whether their vote by mail or provisional ballot was counted or the reason it was rejected,” the state’s voter information portal explains. You can check the status of mail-in and drop-off ballots here.
Absentee ballot tracking is available.
Mail-in ballots can be tracked at a statewide portal.
Ohio offers statewide tracking for mail-in ballots.
Check the status of absentee ballots at ok.gov/elections/OVP.html.
Oregon mails a ballot to every registered voter. They can be tracked at the state’s “My Vote Now” site.
Pennsylvania will be the first and only state to disqualify mail-in ballots that aren’t enclosed in a second secrecy envelope ― and the state initially offered no chance for voters to fix that rejection. Now, voters who returned one of these so-called “naked ballots” will be able to vote a provisional ballot on Election Day, the secretary of state’s office told HuffPost. Pennsylvania offers tracking for mail-in ballots, but there are some quirks you should know about as the system is old and relies on confusing language.
Check the status of your mail-in ballot at vote.sos.ri.gov.
South Dakota’s tracking website will show the date an absentee ballot was received, but not if it was accepted or rejected, the state told HuffPost.
Mail-in ballots can be tracked in Tennessee.
Ballot tracking is only available for voters who live overseas or serve in the military.
The state says people whose votes are rejected will be contacted with instructions on how to fix the problem, but voters can also check the status of both mail-in and provisional ballots at vote.utah.gov.
Check the status of your mail-in ballot at mvp.vermont.gov.
Head to elections.virginia.gov to track a mail-in vote.
Enter your name and birthdate at the state’s voter information portal and you can see if your ballot reached its destination.
“Contact your county clerk for information,” says the website of the Wyoming Secretary of State. The state does publish a single list tracking the ballot status of military and overseas voters, listed by voter ID number.