Election Dates and Deadlines

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New York August Primary Election

Early Voting

Sat, August 13, 2022 - Sun, August 21, 2022

Vote early in person before Election Day! Find your early voting site and hours.

Absentee ballot request deadline (in person)

Mon, August 22, 2022

Deadline to request your absentee ballot in person. Request your absentee ballot.

Primary Election Day

Tue, August 23, 2022

Polls are open 6am-9pm. Find your poll site.

Deadline to return absentee ballot

Tue, August 23, 2022

Last day to postmark your absentee ballot or drop it off at a poll site. Find your poll site.

Deadline for Board of Elections to receive absentee ballot

Tue, August 30, 2022

The Board of Elections must receive your absentee ballot by this date. However, your ballot must be postmarked by August 23 to be valid.

New York State General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

Fri, October 14, 2022

We’ve partnered with Turbovote to make registration easy. Register to vote.

Absentee ballot request deadline (online)

Mon, October 24, 2022

Deadline to request your absentee ballot online or by mail. Request your absentee ballot.

Early Voting

Sat, October 29, 2022 - Sun, November 6, 2022

Vote early in person before Election Day! Find your early voting site and hours.

Absentee ballot request deadline (in person)

Mon, November 7, 2022

Deadline to request your absentee ballot in person. Request your absentee ballot.

General Election Day

Tue, November 8, 2022

Polls are open 6am-9pm. Find your poll site.

Deadline to return absentee ballot

Tue, November 8, 2022

Last day to postmark your absentee ballot or drop it off at a poll site. Find your poll site.

Deadline for Board of Elections to receive absentee ballots

Tue, November 15, 2022

The Board of Elections must receive your absentee ballot by this date. However, your ballot must be postmarked by November 8 to be valid.