Poll Times

State Precinct Polling Times for 2012 Presidential Election
State Earliest Opening Time Latest Closing Time Hours May Vary
Alabama 7:00 a.m. CST 7:00 p.m. CST
Alaska 7:00 a.m. AKST/HST 8:00 p.m. AKST/HST
Arizona 6:00 a.m. MST 7:00 p.m. MST
Arkansas 7:30 a.m. CST 7:30 p.m. CST
California 7:00 a.m. PST 8:00 p.m. PST
Colorado 7:00 a.m. MST 7:00 p.m. MST
Connecticut 6:00 a.m. EST 8:00 p.m. EST
Delaware 7:00 a.m. EST 8:00 p.m. EST
DC 7:00 a.m. EST 8:00 p.m. EST
Florida 7:00 a.m. EST/CST 7:00 p.m. EST/CST
Georgia 7:00 a.m. EST 7:00 p.m. EST
Hawaii 7:00 a.m. HST 6:00 p.m. HST
Idaho 8:00 a.m. MST/PST 8:00 p.m. MST/PST X
Illinois 6:00 a.m. CST 7:00 p.m. CST
Indiana 6:00 a.m. EST/CST 6:00 p.m. EST/CST
Iowa 7:00 a.m. CST 9:00 p.m. CST
Kansas 6:00 a.m. CST/MST 8:00 p.m. CST/MST X
Kentucky 6:00 a.m. EST/CST 6:00 p.m. EST/CST
Louisiana 6:00 a.m. CST 8:00 p.m. CST
Maine 6:00 a.m. EST 8:00 p.m. EST X
Maryland 7:00 a.m. EST 8:00 p.m. EST
Massachusetts 5:45 a.m. EST 8:00 p.m. EST X
Michigan 7:00 a.m. EST/CST 8:00 p.m. EST/CST X
Minnesota 7:00 a.m. CST 8:00 p.m. CST X
Mississippi 7:00 a.m. CST 7:00 p.m. CST
Missouri 6:00 a.m. CST 7:00 p.m. CST
Montana 7:00 a.m. MST 8:00 p.m. MST X
Nebraska 8:00 a.m. CST           7:00 a.m. MST 8:00 p.m. CST           7:00 a.m. MST
Nevada 7:00 a.m. PST 7:00 p.m. PST
New Hampshire 6:00 a.m. EST 8:00 p.m. EST X
New Jersey 6:00 a.m. EST 8:00 p.m. EST
New Mexico 7:00 a.m. MST 7:00 p.m. MST
New York 6:00 a.m. EST 9:00 p.m. EST
North Carolina 6:30 a.m. EST 7:30 p.m. EST X
North Dakota 7:00 a.m. CST/MST 9:00 p.m. CST/MST X
Ohio 6:30 a.m. EST 7:30 p.m. EST
Oklahoma 7:00 a.m. CST 7:00 p.m. CST
Oregon 7:00 a.m. MST/PST 8:00 p.m. MST/PST
Pennsylvania 7:00 a.m. EST 8:00 p.m. EST
Rhode Island 7:00 a.m. EST 8:00 p.m. EST X
South Carolina 7:00 a.m. EST 7:00 p.m. EST
South Dakota 7:00 a.m. CST/MST 8:00 p.m. CST/MST X
Tennessee 7:00 a.m. EST           7:00 a.m. CST 8:00 p.m. EST           7:00 p.m. CST X
Texas 7:00 a.m. CST/MST 7:00 p.m. CST/MST
Utah 7:00 a.m. MST 8:00 p.m. MST
Vermont 5:00 a.m. EST 7:00 p.m. EST X
Virginia 6:00 a.m. EST 7:00 p.m. EST
Washington 7:00 a.m. PST 8:00 p.m. PST
West Virginia 6:30 a.m. EST 7:30 p.m. EST
Wisconsin 7:00 a.m. CST 8:00 p.m. CST
Wyoming 7:00 a.m. MST 7:00 p.m. MST

Information in the tables compiled by the authors from state election sites.