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Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Information


GENERAL ELECTION - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2018

Voter Registration Deadlines
- Oct. 12 - Last day to postmark mail-in application; must be received by Board of Elections by Oct. 17th
- Oct. 12 - Last day to deliver application to register to Board of Elections in person. ** If honorably discharged from the military or have become a naturalized citizen since Oct. 12th, you may register in person at Board of Election up until Oct. 27th.
- Oct. 17 - Last day for receipt by local Board of Election of voter change of address notice
- Oct. 12 - Last day for receipt by local Board of Election of Change of Party Enrollment form. Note: Change of party enrollment forms filed by Oct. 12, 2018 will not go into effect until November 2019.

Absentee Ballot Deadlines
- Oct. 30 - Last day to postmark absentee ballot application for general election ballot
- Nov. 5 - Last day to apply in person for absentee ballot
- Nov. 5 - Last day to postmark absentee ballot for general election; must be received by Westchester Board of Elections by Nov. 13th
- Nov. 5 - Last day to deliver absentee ballot in person to Westchester Board of Elections by close of polls at 9PM

Military Voter Deadlines
- Oct. 5 - Date to transmit Military voters' absentee ballots for state/local offices and proposals
- Oct. 27 - Last day for a Board of Elections to receive application for Military absentee ballot if not previously registered
- Oct. 30 - Last day for a Board of Elections to receive mail-in Military absentee application if previously registered
- Nov. 5 - Last day to apply in person for Military general election ballot if previously registered
- Nov. 5 - Last day to postmark Military general election ballot; ballot must be received by Board of Elections by Nov. 19th

Go to VotingNewYork.org to see your party's candidates and their positions on the issues, and build a personalized ballot for the primary election that you can take to the polls.

Go to NYS Voter Registration Search to check your voter registration status and find your polling place.

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