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Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Information

Federal Primary Elections - June 26, 2018

REGISTRATION:

MAIL REGISTRATION For new voters, voter registration must be postmarked no later than June 1, 2018 and received by board of elections no later than June 6, 2018 to be eligible to vote in the Primary. To obtain a voter registration form click this link: http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/download/voting/voteform_enterable.pdf

IN PERSON REGISTRATION: You may register at your local board of elections or any state agency participating in the National Voter Registration Act, on any business day throughout the year but, to be eligible to vote in the State and Local Primary, your application must be received no later than June 1, 2018

ABSENTEE BALLOTS:

Applications for absentee ballots must be postmarked by June 19, 2018 You may submit your application for an absentee ballot in person at the Board of Elections up until June 25, 2018. Ballots must be returned in person by June 26, 2018. Absentee ballots submitted by mail must be postmarked by June 25, 2018 Application for an absentee ballot can be found by clicking this link: http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/download/voting/AbsenteeBallot-English.pdf

NOTE: You must be registered to a political party in order to vote in the primary. You can find your party designation here: https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov. Party designation can only be changed annually, the deadline to change your political party for the 2019 election is October 12, 2018

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