Sep 27, 2016 | News Story

Today, September 27, 2016, is National Voter Registration Day

Today is National Voter Registration Day! Verify your registration status and make sure all of your eligible family members and friends are registered to vote. Confirm your polling place, ask for help if necessary, and make your plan to vote! Know your voting rights!

See below for important information on registration deadlines:

November 8, 2016 General Election Deadlines

MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3))
Applications must be postmarked no later than October 14th and received by a board of elections no later than October 19th 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 14th.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-208(3))
Notices of change of address from registered voters received by October 19th by a county board of elections must be processed and entered in the records in time for the General Election.