Upcoming Election Information

New York General Election held on Tue Nov 8, 2016

New Voter Registration

  • Fri Oct 14, 2016
  • In-Person Request by Fri Oct 14, 2016
  • Postmarked by Fri Oct 14, 2016
  • Post received by Wed Oct 19, 2016

Absentee Ballot Request

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 1, 2016
  • In-Person Request by Mon Nov 7, 2016

Absentee Ballot Return

  • Postmarked by Mon Nov 7, 2016
  • In-Person by Tue Nov 8, 2016
  • Post received by Tue Nov 15, 2016

Early Voting

none on record
Registration can be done by:
  • 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.

Election Day Voting

Polling places are open from 6am to 9pm in General Elections.

Absentee Voting

In order to vote absentee in New York you must meet one of the following conditions:
  • You are absent from your county or, if a resident of New York City, absent from the city on Election Day
  • You are unable to appear at the polls due to temporary or permanent illness or disability
  • You are unable to appear at the polls because you are the primary care giver of one or more individuals who are ill or physically disabled
  • You are a patient or inmate in a Veterans’ Administration Hospital
  • You are detained in jail awaiting Grand Jury action or confined in prison after conviction for an offense other than a felony
You are eligible to vote in New York if you:
  • Live in the precinct where you vote for at least 30 days prior to the election
  • Are at least 18 years old by Election Day
  • Are a resident of New York
  • Are a U.S citizen
You are NOT eligible to vote in New York if:
  • You are on parole for a felony conviction or convicted of a felony
  • You are in prison or detention or jail or penal institution
  • You are registered to vote in another state
  • You have been legally declared “mentally incompetent” by a court