November 4, 2008 / 6:27 AM / 9 years ago

FACTBOX: Poll closing times

(Reuters) - Voters in 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia head to the polls on November 4 to elect the next president.

Results are expected to trickle in throughout the evening as polls close.

Following are the times at which polls close in each state. Some states that stretch across two time zones may have more than one closing time.

6:00 P.M. EST

Indiana (most of state)

Kentucky (eastern portion)

7:00 P.M. EST

Florida (most of state)

Georgia

Indiana (western regions)

Kentucky (western portion)

South Carolina

Vermont

Virginia

7:30 P.M. EST

North Carolina

Ohio

West Virginia

8:00 P.M. EST

Alabama

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida (western panhandle)

Illinois

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan (most of state)

Mississippi

Missouri

New Hampshire

New Jersey

Oklahoma

Pennsylvania

South Dakota (eastern region)

Tennessee

Texas (most of state)

8:30 P.M. EST

Arkansas

9:00 P.M. EST

Arizona

Colorado

Kansas

Louisiana

Michigan (small portion of Upper Peninsula)

Minnesota

Nebraska

New Mexico

New York

Rhode Island

South Dakota (western region)

Texas (El Paso area)

Wisconsin

Wyoming

10:00 P.M. EST

Idaho (southern region)

Iowa

Montana

Nevada

North Dakota (eastern region)

Oregon (eastern region)

Utah

11:00 P.M. EST

California

Hawaii

Idaho (northern panhandle)

North Dakota (western region)

Oregon (most of state)

Washington state

MIDNIGHT EST

Alaska (most of state)

1:00 A.M. EST WEDNESDAY

Alaska (Aleutian Islands)

Compiled by Andy Sullivan, editing by Philip Barbara

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