Time Off for Voting
State Time Off for Voting Paid/Unpaid Statutory Provision
Alabama One hour Unpaid Ala. Code  § 17-1-5
Alaska Unspecified length of time Paid Alaska Stat. § 15.56.100
Arizona Three hours Paid Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 16-402
Arkansas Unspecified length of time Unpaid Ark. Code § 7-1-102
California (CA) Two hours Paid CA Elec Code § 14000
Colorado Two hours Paid Colo. Rev. Stat. § 1-7-102
Georgia Two hours Unpaid GA Code § 21-2-404
Hawaii Two hours Paid HI Rev. Stat. § 11-95
Illinois Two hours Paid 10 Ill. Comp. Stat. 5/17-15
Iowa Three hours Paid Iowa Code 49.109 Employees entitled to time to vote.
Kansas Two hours Paid Kan. Stat. § 25-418
Kentucky “Reasonable time, but not less than 4 hours” Unpaid Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 118.035(2)-(3)
Maryland Two hours Paid MD Elec Law Code § 10-315
Massachusetts (MA) Two hours; applies to certain industries only Unpaid Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 149, §178
Minnesota Unspecified length of time Paid Minn Stat. § 204C.04
Missouri Three hours Paid

Mo. Rev. Stat. § 115.639

Nebraska Two hours Paid Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-922
Nevada 1-3 hours depending on distance from polls Paid Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.463
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico Two hours Paid N.M. Stat. Ann. § 1-12-42
New York Two hours Paid N.Y. Elec. Law § 3-110
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio “Reasonable amount of time” Paid Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 3599.06
Oklahoma Typically 2 hours Paid Okla. Stat. Ann. tit. 26, § 7-101
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota Two hours Paid S.D. Codified Laws § 12-3-5
Tennessee Three hours Paid Tenn. Code Ann. § 2-1-106
Texas Unspecified length of time Paid Tex. Elec. Code Ann. § 276.004
Utah Two hours Paid Utah Code Ann. § 20A-3-103
West Virginia Three hours Paid W. Va. Code § 3-1-42
Wisconsin Three hours Unpaid Wis. Stat. § 6.76
Wyoming One hour Paid Wyo. Stat. § 22-2-111

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