What you need to know

Our future is on the ballot, NYC. Your vote in the November 7 general election will help decide who represents your community in the City Council.

There are three ways to cast your ballot:

Early Voting

Don’t wait until Election Day! You can vote early in person starting on October 28.
Learn more about early voting

Vote by Mail

You can request an absentee ballot if you have a valid reason, such as being away from New York on Election Day.
Learn more about voting by mail

Election Day

Polls are open on Election Day from 6am-9pm.Learn more about election day

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Register to Vote

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Where to Vote

Visit the Board of Elections poll site locator to find out where you can vote!

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Top FAQs

What’s on the ballot?

There is a general election on November 7 for City Council, District Attorney, judges, and ballot proposals. The specific offices on your ballot depend on where you live. In a primary election, you decide which candidate will be your party’s nominee in the general election. Meet the candidates.

Who is eligible to vote in a general election?

You must be a registered voter to vote in any election. Register to vote.

What support is available for voters with disabilities?

Voters with disabilities can access the ballot in different ways, and can use Ballot Marking Devices at their poll site. These devices offer four ways to mark your ballot. Accessible absentee ballots are also available from the NYC Board of Elections. Lastly, you have the right to bring someone to help you vote or to ask a poll worker for help! Learn more about accessibility.

Key Dates

  • Early Voting

    Sat, March 23, 2024 - Sun, March 31, 2024
  • Early mail/absentee ballot and voter registration form request deadline

    Sat, March 23, 2024
  • Voter registration application deadline

    Sat, March 23, 2024
  • Early mail/absentee ballot request deadline (in-person)

    Mon, April 1, 2024