Information about general election datelines.
|October 27||Last day to apply online, by email, fax, or to postmark an application or letter of application by mail for an absentee ballot. (Please be warned that despite this deadline, the Post Office has advised they cannot guarantee timely delivery of ballots applied for less than 15 days before an election.)|
|November 2||Last day to apply IN-PERSON for an absentee ballot.|
|November 3||Last day to postmark ballot. Must be received by the local board of elections no later than Nov. 10th. Military Voter Ballots must be received no later than Nov. 16th.|
|November 3||Last day to deliver ballot IN-PERSON to the local board of elections or to any poll site.|
To obtain registration forms:
Use the online registration form to register to vote. You will need your NYS driver's license, permit, or non-driver ID card, and social security number.
Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020
You may apply for an absentee ballot in any of the following ways:
In New York City and the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Putnam, Dutchess and Erie, POLLS OPEN AT 6 AM - CLOSE AT 9 PM. In all other counties, POLLS OPEN AT 12 NOON and CLOSE AT 9 PM.
Polls are open from 6 am - 9 pm.
To facilitate voter accessibility, our poll workers are trained to:
In addition to poll worker training, we also strive to serve all voters by creating accessible polling places.
If you are a voter with special needs, you may also apply for an accessible absentee ballot using the Accessible Absentee Ballot Application with Instructions( 95.6KB).