Voter Registration Deadlines

June 28, 2022 Primary Election Deadlines

MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3))
Application must be postmarked no later than June 3, 2022 and received by a board of elections no later than June 8, 2022 to be eligible to vote in the Primary.

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 State and Local Primary, your application must be received no later than June 3, 2022.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-208(3))
Notices of change of address from registered voters received by June 8, 2022 by a county board of elections must be processed and entered in the records in time for the Primary.

CHANGE OF ENROLLMENT (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-304(3))
An application to change one’s party enrollment for any primary election in 2022 must be received by the board of elections no later than February 14, 2022.

August 23, 2022 Primary Election Deadlines

MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3))
Application must be postmarked no later than July 29, 2022 and received by a board of elections no later than August 3, 2022 to be eligible to vote in the Primary.

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 State and Local Primary, your application must be received no later than July 29, 2022.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-208(3))
Notices of change of address from registered voters received by August 3, 2022 by a county board of elections must be processed and entered in the records in time for the Primary.

November 8, 2022 General Election Deadlines

MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3))
Applications must be postmarked no later than October 14, 2022 and received by a board of elections no later than October 19, 2022 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 14, 2022. If honorably discharged from the US Military or have become a naturalized US Citizen after October 14, 2022, you may register in person at the Board of Elections up until October 29, 2022.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-208(3))
Notices of change of address from registered voters received by October 19, 2022 by a county board of elections must be processed and entered in the records in time for the General Election.

2022 Voting by Absentee Ballot Deadlines

FOR JUNE 28 PRIMARY ELECTION

Date Deadline Information
June 13 Last day to for board of elections to receive an application or letter of application by mail, or send an email or fax for an absentee ballot.
June 27 Last day to apply IN-PERSON for absentee ballot.
June 28 Last day to postmark ballot. Must be received by the local board of elections no later than July 5th.
June 28 Last day to deliver ballot IN-PERSON to the local board of elections or to any poll site in your county.

FOR AUGUST 23 PRIMARY ELECTION

Date Deadline Information
August 8 Last day to for board of elections to receive an application or letter of application by mail, or send an email or fax for an absentee ballot.
August 22 Last day to apply IN-PERSON for absentee ballot.
August 23 Last day to postmark ballot. Must be received by the local board of elections no later than August 30th.
Augusty 23 Last day to deliver ballot IN-PERSON to the local board of elections or to any poll site in your county.

FOR GENERAL ELECTION

Date Deadline Information
October 24 Last day for board of elections to receive an application or letter of application by mail, online portal, email or fax for an absentee ballot.
November 7 Last day to apply IN-PERSON for absentee ballot.
November 8 Last day to postmark ballot. Must be received by the local board of elections no later than Nov. 15th. Military Voter Ballots must be received no later than Nov. 21st.
November 8 Last day to deliver ballot IN-PERSON to the local board of elections or to any poll site in your county.