Check your voter registration status HERE.

What Does It Mean to Vote Absentee?

Voters who request an absentee ballot by June 16, 2020, will be mailed an absentee ballot for the June 23, 2020 primary election.

Absentee ballot materials will be sent to you at least thirty two days before the election. If you apply for an absentee ballot less than thirty two days before the election, your ballot materials will be sent immediately after your application is received and processed.

Voters will complete their ballot and mail or return it in person to their local board of elections.

Absentee ballots must completed and mailed (postmarked) to the Board of Elections by June 23, 2020 and received by your local board by June 30th or delivered in person no later than election day, June 23, 2020. A ballot delivered in person on election day must be delivered by someone other than the registered voter who is absent.

All deadlines for absentee ballots can be found HERE.

Watch this video to learn how to request an absentee ballot

Request an absentee ballot application form if you are not currently staying at your registered address. The absentee ballot application form sent in accordance with the Executive Order will be mailed to your registered address, NOT your current location. Request an absentee ballot application form via phone, email, or mail to your local board of elections. You can also download the application form HERE and mail it to your Board of Elections. 

Application forms in EnglishBengaliChineseKoreanSpanish.

Fill out the absentee ballot application form and return it via mail by June 16, 2020. Voters can also apply in person up until June 22, 2020.

*Please remember, if you are not registered in a party that is having a primary, you cannot vote in the primaries*

Will I be able to vote in person?

Voters will be able to vote early and on election day at a poll site. The NYC Board of Elections has announced the early voting locations and hours though the locations are subject to change up until early voting begins on June 13th. Voters are encouraged, however, to request an absentee ballot under the reason “temporary illness or physical disability” due to the potential of contracting Covid-19 to reduce lines and the chance of transmission of the virus during the election.

What elections are happening on June 23, 2020?

By Executive Order, Governor Cuomo canceled most special elections that had been postponed to June 23, 2020.

Presidential, Congressional, and local primary elections will move forward.