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Voting in the upcoming election?

Remember that New York state voters must register to vote by October 9, 2020.


Register online

You can register or update your address online by following the link below.

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Register by mail or in-person

You can register to vote by completing the form and either mailing it to the Board of Elections or delivering it in-person.

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Confirm your voter registration

Moved recently? Update your voter registration by submitting a new registration form or registering online.

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Vote Absentee

To vote absentee in the upcoming election, you must apply for an absentee ballot by October 27.

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Vote Early

New York now has early voting! You can vote in person from October 24 through November 1.

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Vote In Person

Vote in person on November 3. Find your election day poll site.

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Voter Eligibility

In order to register you must be:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Be 18 years old by December 31st of the year in which you register. You must be 18 by Election Day in order to vote that year. You may pre-register at 16 or 17, but cannot vote until you are 18.
  • Be a New York State resident (includes students from other states who are in New York for college)
  • Not be in prison or on parole for a felony conviction (unless parole pardoned or restored rights of citizenship)


Voting Rights for Homeless New Yorkers 

Voting Rights for New Yorkers With a Felony Conviction