Deadline nears to register to vote for Nov. 3 election

Posted 7 October 2020 at 10:48 am

Press Release, NYS Board of Elections

ALBANY – The State Board of Elections reminds all state residents to register to vote for the upcoming Nov. 3 general election.

Mail-in voter registration forms must be postmarked by midnight, October 9th, and received by a board of elections no later than October 14th to be valid for the upcoming general election. New Yorkers wanting to register in-person may do so at their county boards of elections and at many state agency offices throughout the state but must do so no later than Oct. 9 to be eligible to vote in the Nov. 3 general election.

The voter registration form can be downloaded from our website: Alternatively, if you have an established account at the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles, you may register online at their MyDMV site. You can also register or find forms at most state and federal government offices.

Persons who are unsure whether they are registered, wish to verify their current address, or find out where to vote, may look-up this information at our website:

For more information on registering to vote in New York State, call your county board of elections (Orleans County at 585-589-3274 ) or 518-474-1953 or check the state Board of Elections website.

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