For whom/what will I be voting on in the 2022 election?
Governor, Governor, Attorney General, and Comptroller
US Senate (one seat)
All members of the United States House of Representatives
All NY State Assembly Members
All NY State Senators
Some village, town, county, special districts
Who can vote?
To vote you must:
be a United States citizen
be 18 years old by the date of the general, primary or other election in which you want to vote (16 and 17 year olds may pre-register)
live at your present address at least 30 days before an election
not be currently incarcerated for a felony conviction
not be adjudged mentally incompetent by a court
not claim the right to vote elsewhere
be registered to vote
How do I register?
Online through NYS Department of Motor Vehicles website, https:// ny.gov/more-info/electronic-voter-registration-application (must have a NYS driver’s license, Learner Permit or Non-Driver ID)
In person on any business day at your county board of elections (BOEs) or any state agency participating in the National Voter Regis- tration Act (including State University and City University campuses); see list of agencies here: https://elections.ny.gov/NVRA.html
Visit Voter Registration Search page on the NYS Board of Elections website, https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov/ Call your county BOE
Where do I vote?
Check postcard sent by county BOE prior to election with polling site location, dates of election and more
Visit Voter Registration Search page on the NYS Board of Elections website, https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov/
Call your county BOE
Three ways to vote
Vote in person on primary or election day at assigned polling place
Submit absentee ballot application and vote by absentee If you apply for an absentee ballot and decide to vote in person, in-person vote will be by affidavit ballot.
Vote early in person during nine days leading up to election days
How do I vote by absentee ballot?
Meet one of the qualifications: Absent from your county or, if a resident of New York City absent from the five boroughs, on Election Day
Unable to appear at the polls due to temporary or permanent illness or disability (temporary illness includes being unable to appear due to risk of contracting or spreading a communicable disease like COVID-19)
Unable to appear because you are the primary care giver of one or more individuals who are ill or physically disabled
A resident or patient of a Veterans Health Administration Hospital
Detained in jail awaiting Grand Jury action or confined in prison after conviction for an offense other than a felony