As we do after every election L2 is aggressively working to collect the latest returns for all 50 states and Washington, D.C., our process and timeline are outlined below…

The Election Day Return Process
Immediately after an election takes place, L2 works with Secretary of State and Board of Election offices to aggressively acquire fresh files with certified results as quickly as possible. Providing the certified results ensures that we have a complete file of those currently registered voters who voted in the most recent election. This prevents gaps in the return data that would exist by releasing a file before it’s fully coded. We occasionally make exceptions to this when there is a great demand for a specific state.

Timing
Like with all voter file collection, the timing and processes vary by state. In many cases, states require months before releasing a fully coded file with the majority of the states releasing their file sometime between January and March of the year following the November general election. Due to the massive new registration and voter turnout in this year’s general election along with procedural changes and potential legal challenges, we expect some states to delay their releases an additional one to four weeks beyond the timing we’ve seen in the past.

Expected Release Dates**

**NOTE: These dates are estimations based on when the file has come available to L2 over the past 4 years after the November General Election. As stated above the 2020 general election had a record turnout a combination of the turnout, procedural changes in how the election was held along with potential court cases may delay returns as well.

AK – Early March

AL – UPDATED

AR – UPDATED

AZ – UPDATED

CA – UPDATED

CO – UPDATED

CT – Early March

DC – UPDATED

DE – Early March

FL – UPDATED

GA – UPDATED

HI – Early March

IA – Mid March

ID – Mid March

IL – Mid March

IN – UPDATED

KS – Mid March

KY – Early March

LA – Mid March

MA – UPDATED

MD – UPDATED

ME – Mid March

MI – UPDATED

MN – UPDATED

MO – UPDATED

MS – Mid March

MT – UPDATED

NC – Early March

ND – Early March

NE – UPDATED

NH – Mid March

NJ – Mid March

NM – Mid March

NV – UPDATED

NY – Early March

OH – UPDATED

OK – UPDATED

OR – UPDATED

PA – UPDATED

RI – UPDATED

SC – Mid March

SD – UPDATED

TN – Mid February

TX – Early March

UT – Early March

VA – UPDATED

VT – Early March

WA – UPDATED

WI – Mid March

WV – Late March

WY – UPDATED