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Election and voting information

The FEC has compiled the following information about elections and voting. The FEC administers federal campaign finance laws; however, it has no jurisdiction over the laws relating to voting, voter fraud and intimidation, election results or the Electoral College.

Election results

The FEC publishes Federal Elections, a biennial compilation of official, certified federal election results. These publications include primary, runoff and general election results for the Senate, the House of Representatives and (when applicable) the President.


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To view Election Dates, please go to the Election Dates page.

Electoral College

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the federal agency responsible for coordinating certain functions of the Electoral College between the States and Congress in regard to the Electoral College vote for President. Access the Electoral College Home Page.

For assistance, contact the Public Records Office

202-694-1120 or 1-800-424-9530 (option 2)

Candidates on the ballot

The FEC also publishes a Combined Federal/State Disclosure and Election Directory. It provides contact information and links to the elections offices of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. See also this list of State Election Offices for information about candidates on state ballots and election results.


The FEC administers federal campaign finance laws, but it has no jurisdiction over the laws relating to voting, voter fraud and intimidation, election results or the Electoral College.

Voting locations

Contact your local board of elections to find polling locations.

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission offers voter resources, as well.

Military and overseas citizens

The Federal Voting Assistance Program provides voting assistance for Service members, their families and overseas citizens.

Voting hours

Every state sets its own times for opening and closing the polls. To determine the hours polls will be open in your state, consult the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

Report suspected voter or election fraud

If you believe your right to vote has been denied due to racial or ethnic discrimination, contact the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, at 202-307-2767.

If you believe that a federal election has been administered fraudulently, contact the nearest branch of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).