Sep 28, 2021 | News Story

#NVRD: 2021 National Voter Registration Day - Registration Deadlines

Today is National Voter Registration Day!

New Yorkers have 10 days to complete their voter registration for the November 2 General Election.

November 2, 2021 General Election Deadlines:

MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3)) Applications must be postmarked no later than October 8, 2021 and received by a board of elections no later than October 13, 2021 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 8, 2021. If honorably discharged from the US Military or have become a naturalized US Citizen after October 8, 2021, you may register in person at the Board of Elections up until October 23, 2021.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-208(3)) Notices of change of address from registered voters received by October 13, 2021 by a county board of elections must be processed and entered in the records in time for the General Election.

Early Voting Period for the Tuesday, November 2 General Election is October 23, 2021 - October 31, 2021.

Election Day is Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Polls are open from 6am to 9pm.

Click here to find your pollsite.