The next election will be the General Election on November 8th. All Polls OPEN at 6 AM and CLOSE at 9 PM.
MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3))
Applications must be postmarked no later than October 14th and received by a board of elections no later than October 19th to be eligible to vote in the General Election.
IN PERSON REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Sections 5-210, 5-211, 5-212)
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 General Election, your application must be received no later than October 14th. If honorably discharged from the US Military or have become a naturalized US Citizen after October 14th, you may register in person at the Board of Elections up until October 29th.
CHANGE OF ADDRESS (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-208(3))
Notices of change of address from registered voters received by October 19th by a county board of elections must be processed and entered in the records in time for the General Election.
Pending Campaign Finance Legislation Notice
**Important: the NYS Legislature recently passed two bills that would extensively amend Article 14 of the Election Law. The Board is presently undertaking an analysis of these bills, as well as monitoring their status pending adoption. Please continue to monitor this webpage for updates to this status.**
Public testing, a component of the State Board’s voting system certification program, of an upgrade for the ES & S voting system will take place at the offices of the State Board of Elections, on September 8, 2016, at 11:00 AM. If you plan to attend, please contact the Election Operations Unit at 518-473-5086.
Proposed Regulation For Comment:
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Calendar of Events
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Minutes and Archived Webcasts
- 2016 General Election Candidate List
- State and Local Primary Results ( 1,785KB)
- Amended Federal Certification For The November 8, 2016 General Elelction ( 1.16MB)
- State & Local Certification for the November 8, 2016 General Election ( 4.6MB)
- 2016 Campaign Finance Filing Calendar ( 212KB)
- 2016 Federal Political Calendar Court Order ( 1.5MB)
- 2016 Federal Political Calendar ( 142KB)
- 2016 State & Local Calendar ( 147KB)
- Time off to vote ( 77KB)
- 2016 Proposed Legislative Packet ( 27.7MB)