What you need to know

Our future is on the ballot, NYC. Your vote in the November 8 general election will decide who leads New York State, who represents us in Washington, DC, and so much more.

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 29.
Learn more about early voting

Vote by Mail

All NYC voters can vote by mail by requesting an absentee ballot.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 website to find out where you can vote!

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Top FAQs

What’s on the ballot?

There is a primary election for the U.S. House of Representatives and New York State Senate on August 23. Meet the candidates.

Who is eligible to vote in a general election?

All registered voters in New York can vote in the general election this November 8. The deadline to register before the election is October 14. 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.