New York

Do I Have an Election This Year?

You may have a municipal election or special election this year. Learn more about what's on your ballot, down to every county commissioner and ballot measure. 

What's on my ballot?

Key Dates

Jun 12 – Jun 20

Early Voting for Primary Election

Jun 15

Vote By Mail Request Deadline

Jun 22

Primary Election Day

What to know before you vote

  • How do I make sure I’m registered?

    Registered before? Double-check your registration to make sure your registration is still valid.

    Verify Now
  • Can I register the same day I want to vote?

    No.

  • Can I still vote by mail?

    Your ballot must be postmarked by June 22nd. It must be received by the county board no later than June 29th.

    Learn more
  • Can I track my ballot?

    Yes, New York provides ballot tracking here.

    Track Your Ballot
  • Can I vote early in person?

    Yes, you can vote early between June 12-June 20th.

    Make a plan
  • Do I need an ID to vote?

    Registered voters do not need to show ID to vote, unless they did not provide identification with their registration. First time voters must provide identification either on or with their voter registration application. If you have not provided ID by Election Day, you are still allowed to vote by affidavit ballot, but not using the poll site scanner.

  • How do I find out where to go to vote?

    Right here!

    Make a Plan

Resources

  • The Big Apple has some big elections in 2021. Learn about the candidates on your ballot and their top issues. You can also learn how to fill out your Ranked Choice ballot correctly, then practice ranking your choices!

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  • If you run into any issues while voting, call 1-833-DEM-VOTE (1-833-336-8683), a voter hotline is monitored 24/7/365 with voting experts who are ready to field questions pertaining to felon disenfranchisement, voter purging, poll worker misconduct, voter machines, accessibility, and more.

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  • Need to show Voter ID? Not sure what kind? Get the specifics in your state here.

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