Deadline to register to vote in general election is Friday

Friday, Oct. 12 is the deadline to register to vote in New York State in order to be eligible to vote in the general election on Nov. 6.

Posted: Oct. 11, 2018 5:32 PM

Friday, Oct. 12 is the deadline to register to vote in New York State in order to be eligible to vote in the general election on Nov. 6.

If you need to register to vote, you can either register in person or mail in your registration by Friday. If you’re registering by mail, your application must be postmarked by Oct. 12 and received by your local Board of Elections no later than Oct. 17.

If you need to change your political party affiliation, your application to change your enrollment must be received by Friday, so if you haven’t done so yet, you will have to do it in person.

If you need to change your name or address on your voter registration, it must be received by the local Board of Elections by Oct. 17.

If you plan to vote using an absentee ballot, you must apply for an absentee ballot by Oct. 30 if you’re requesting one by mail, or you must apply for one in person by Nov. 5.

If you need to check whether or not you are already registered to vote, click here.

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Oneida County Board of Elections – 315-798-5765
321 Main St. #3, Utica, NY 13501

Herkimer County Board of Elections – 315-867-1102
109 Mary St. #1306, Herkimer, NY 13350

Otsego County Board of Elections – 607-547-4247
140 County Route 33, Suite 2, Cooperstown, NY 13326

Madison County Board of Elections – 315-366-2231
138 N. Court St., Wampsville, NY 13163

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