Voter Registration

Eligibility

To register to vote in New York State you must:

  • be a U.S. citizen;
  • be 18 years old by December 31 of the year in which you file this form (note: you must be 18 years old by the date of the general, primary or other election in which you want to vote);
  • live at your present address at least 30 days before an election;
  • not be in jail or on parole for a felony conviction and;
  • not claim the right to vote elsewhere.

Form Request

To request a Voter Registration Form:

Voter Registration and Enrollment Deadlines

Registration Cut-Off:  Voter registrations must be postmarked or applied for in person at the Board's office no later than 25 days before an election.  

Political Party Enrollment Change:  If you change your party enrollment this year, it will not become effective until November 10, 2015.