Make your voice heard
You must be registered to vote to cast your ballot. The deadline to register for the November 7 general election is October 28. So don’t wait!
Registering to vote in NYC
Here’s everything you need to know about registering to vote in NYC.
You are eligible to register to vote if you are:
- a U.S. citizen
- a New York City resident for at least 30 days
- at least 16 years old (you can pre-register to vote at 16 or 17, but you must be 18 to vote)
How to register
Pre-register to vote in NYC
If you are 16 or 17 years old, you can pre-register to vote! After pre-registering, you will automatically become registered on your 18th birthday. What could be a better present than that?
To pre-register, just follow the instructions above on registering to vote in NYC.
Update your registration
You can update your voter registration by submitting a new voter registration form to the Board of Elections. Reasons to update your registration:
- You changed your name
- You moved within NYC
- You want to update your party affiliation
You can register to donate your organs and tissues on your voter registration form! For more information on organ donation, visit the New York State Donate Life™ Registry’s Frequently Asked Questions webpage.