You Can Register to Vote If You...
are a U.S. citizen (includes people born in Puerto Rico, Guam and the US Virgin Islands);
will be 18 years old by December 31 of the year in which you register (note: you must be 18 years old by the date of the general, primary or other election in which you want to vote);
have lived at your present address at least 30 days before an election;
are not in jail or on parole for a felony conviction and;
are not judged mentally incompetent by a court and;
if you do not claim the right to vote anywhere else.
Are There Other Ways I Can Register?
You can register in person at your county board of elections.
You can call 1-800-FOR-VOTE hotline to request a voter application.
You can download a PDF version of the New York State Voter Registration Form in other languages (print the form, complete and sign it, and mail it to your board of elections)
Download the Voter Registration Application
When Do I Vote?
Primary Election - September 13, 2016
General Election - November 8, 2016
Polls in New York City open at 6 a.m. and close at 9 p.m.
For information about all other areas, contact your local Board of Elections.
Where Do I Vote?
Click here to find your polling place!
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Click here to learn more about the voting process, what to bring on Election Day and your rights as a voter.