New York

Voting in New York

You can register to vote or update your registration information:

  • online
  • by mail
  • in person at your elections office

You must have resided in your precinct at least 30 days prior to the election in which you intend to vote.

New Voter Registration

  • Postmarked by Fri Oct 9, 2020
  • In-Person Request by Fri Oct 9, 2020
  • Post received by Wed Oct 14, 2020

Absentee Ballot Request

  • Postmarked by Tue Oct 27, 2020
  • In-Person Request by Mon Nov 2, 2020

Absentee Ballot Return

  • Postmarked by Mon Nov 2, 2020
  • In-Person, Received by Tue Nov 3, 2020
  • Post received by Tue Nov 10, 2020

Early Voting

  • Sat Oct 24, 2020 – Sun Nov 1, 2020

Voter Registration

To register to vote in New York you should provide:

  • Learner’s Permit
  • The Last Four Digits of your Social Security Number
  • Your New York Driver’s License Number
  • Your New York non-driver ID number

If you do not have these IDs, you may provide: 

  • Valid Photo ID
  • Government Issued Document that shows your current name and address
  • Utility Bill
  • Government Check
  • Bank Statement
  • Paycheck that Shows your current name and address

Polling places are open from 6am to 9pm in Primary Elections in New York City and the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Putnam and Erie. Polling places are open from 12pm to 9pm in Primary Elections in all other counties.

Sharon Letalon

Sharon Letalon

New York State Liaison

Saedra Bracy

Saedra Bracy

New York State Liaison

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