Voter registration deadlines in New York State are as follows:
In Person: 25 days before Election Day.
By Mail: Postmarked 25 days before Election Day. Received 20 days before Election Day.
Online: 25 days before Election Day
There is no same-day Election Day registration in New York State.

To register to vote in New York State you must:

  • be a citizen of the United States
  • be a resident of New York State and the county, city, or village for at least 30 days before Election Day
  • 16 and 17-year-olds may pre-register to vote, but cannot vote until they are 18-years-old.
  • not be in prison or on parole for a felony conviction (unless parolee pardoned or restored rights of citizenship)
  • not currently be judged incompetent by a court
  • not claim the right to vote elsewhere

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