Register to Vote
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Learn How to Register to Vote Here
The deadline to register to vote in New York for the November 6, 2018 election is October 12! See below for information on how to register. Let us know if you have questions or need help.
You can find information about registering to vote in the New York State Board of Elections Website as well as New York City’s Board of Elections website. Still have questions? Contact us or the Board of Elections at 1-800-FOR-VOTE. Contacts for the New York (Manhattan), Brooklyn (Kings) and Queens local borough offices are listed below.
How to Register to Vote in New York
You can print a voter registration form here and mail it in to the Board of Elections in your county. Forms are also available in these languages here: Englishবাংলা繁體中文한국어Español See http://www.nyccfb.info/nyc-votes/registering
You may also submit your voter application form at the Department of Motor Vehicles, either in person or on their web site if you already have DMV-issued identification.
You can request a New York State Voter Registration form by mail by entering your name directly into the state’s mailing list database or call 1-800-FOR-VOTE to request one by mail.
You can call 1-800-868-3692 (NYC BOE) to check to see if you are registered.
You can also call 311 for help!
November 6, 2018 General Election Deadlines
MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3))
Applications must be postmarked no later than October 12, 2018 and received by a board of elections no later than October 17, 2018 to be eligible to vote in the General Election.
IN PERSON REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Sections 5-210, 5-211, 5-212)
You may register at your local board of elections or any state agency participating in the National Voter Registration Act, on any business day throughout the year but, to be eligible to vote in the General Election, your application must be received no later than October 12, 2018. If honorably discharged from the US Military or have become a naturalized US Citizen after October 13, 2018, you may register in person at the Board of Elections up until October 27, 2018.
CHANGE OF ADDRESS (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-208(3))
Notices of change of address from registered voters received by October 17, 2018 by a county board of elections must be processed and entered in the records in time for the General Election.
CHANGE OF ENROLLMENT (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-304(3))
An application to change one’s party enrollment for 2019 must be received by the board of elections no later than October 12, 2018.
Voting by Absentee Ballot Deadlines
October 30 - Last day to postmark an application or letter of application by mail for an absentee ballot.
November 5 - Last day to apply IN-PERSON for absentee ballot.
November 5 - Last day to postmark ballot. Must be received by the local board of elections no later than Nov. 19th. Military Voter Ballots must be received no later than Nov. 19th.
November 6 - Last day to deliver ballot IN-PERSON to the local board of elections (by someone other than the voter).
County Boards of Elections Contact Information
New York County Board of Elections: 200 Varick Street - 10th Floor, New York, NY 10014 Phone: 212-886-2100
Queens County Board of Elections 118-35 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills, NY 11375 Phone: 718-730-6730
Kings County Board of Elections 345 Adams Street - 4th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201 Phone: 718-797-8800
Still have questions or need assistance registering to vote or voting?