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YOUR VOTE: New York

by Countable | Updated on 6.11.18

New York

It's election season! Are you ready? With just a few clicks, we'll walk through voter registration, key election dates, and all the documents you'll need. Best of all, you can share this info with your friends and neighbors. Make sure that your vote counts!


1. KNOW THE DATES

  • Special Election: The New York State Legislature special election is on April 24, 2018.
  • Federal Primary Election: New York's federal primary election is on June 26, 2018.
  • Primary Election: New York's primary election is on September 13, 2018.
  • General Election: The general election is on November 6, 2018.

2. REGISTER TO VOTE

  • Registration Status: Not sure you're registered? This handy widget will tell you whether you're on the voter rolls.
  • Voting Requirements: Here are the requirements to register as a voter in New York.
  • New York State Legislature Special Election Registration Deadline: The registration cutoff for the New York State Legislature Special Election is on March 30, 2018.
  • Federal Primary Election Registration Deadline: The registration cutoff for New York's Federal Primary Election is on June 1, 2018.
  • Primary Election Registration Deadline: The registration cutoff for the Primary Election is August 17, 2018.
  • General Election Registration Deadline: The registration cutoff for the General Election is October 12, 2018.

3. FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE


4. WHAT TO TAKE TO THE POLLS

  • Voter ID Laws: New York does not require an ID to vote, except for certain first-time voters.
  • Accepted Credentials: Here is the list of accepted credentials.
  • Don't have a valid ID?: Once you have registered to vote, no further voter ID is required to vote in NY except for some first time voters.
  • Voter ID Helpline: Call 844-338-8743
  • Learn more about voter ID from VoteRiders: Visit New York Voter ID FAQs

5. CANDIDATES ON YOUR BALLOT

  • Democratic Primary: Check out this Ballotpedia entry for a comprehensive overview of the Democratic primaries, who's on your ballot, and what each candidate stands for.
  • Republican Primary: Check out this Ballotpedia entry for a comprehensive overview of the Republican primaries, who's on your ballot, and what each candidate stands for.

6. HAVING TROUBLE? GET IN TOUCH

  • Phone Number: The New York Official Election Center can be reached at (518) 474-6220.
  • Email Address: Its email is info@elections.ny.gov.

7. NEED TO REGISTER?

  • Or maybe you just want election reminders? Click below to get started and, thanks to TurboVote, we've got you covered.

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