Election Day is here!

General advice/reminders

  • Report any trouble to our nonpartisan hotline at 866-OUR-VOTE
  • Check your registration. You must be registered in a political party to vote in that party’s primary. Voters were able to request an absentee ballot even if their registered party did not have a primary: voterlookup.elections.ny.gov
  • Check to see what’s on your ballot before you go to make sure you receive the ballot you’re entitled to:

In-person voting reminders

  • Polls are open until 9 pm! Check your poll site before you head out as some have changed.
  • Wear a mask or one should be provided for you!
  • There is no voter ID law in NYS, you do not need to bring an ID to vote.
  • If you arrive at your poll site, and you are not on the rolls, cast an affidavit ballot. Your vote may count and you will be automatically added to the rolls.

Absentee voting

  • Any voter can drop off their absentee ballot at their election day poll site. There is a special envelope where the poll workers will place the ballots.
  • Want to mail it? Head to your post office to make sure it’s postmarked with today’s date!
  • Post office closed? See above.
  • Don’t forget to sign and date the absentee ballot envelope.

Protect your vote! Having problems at the poll site? Call 1-866-OUR-VOTE to report any issues or if you have any questions!


Vote absentee

Absentee voting in New York is a two-step process: 

  • STEP 1: Apply for an absentee ballot by June 16 
    • Use the reason “Temporary Illness”, which is extended to all New Yorkers because of the coronavirus pandemic. 
    • All voters who are registered in a party that is having a primary on June 23 should receive an application to vote absentee in the mail, along with a prepaid return envelope, which you must fill out and return postmarked by June 16.
    • OR you can request an absentee ballot from your county Board of Elections online or by phone or fax before June 16: 
  • STEP 2: Vote by June 23
    • Once requested, your absentee ballot will be mailed to you before the election.
    • You must complete it and either mail it back (postmarked by June 23) or drop it off at your local Board of Elections before election day.

Vote early

Vote on election day

Want even more info? Read our step-by-step guide to voting in June.

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Read our detailed FAQ about the June primary, but here are the essentials:

  • What’s on the ballot this June?
    • The presidential primary is on the ballot across the state. Additionally, there are congressional, state, and local primaries for both parties in many counties statewide.
    •  In New York City, the race for Queens Borough President will have a primary election on June 23rd in lieu of the special election.
    • Find what’s on your ballot at vote411.org
  • Why did I hear that the June 23rd primary had been canceled?
    The June primary has NOT been canceled. The Democratic presidential primary is back on! (And there are congressional, state and local elections on the ballot as well.)
  • Who can vote absentee?
    Any registered voter who is registered in the party that is holding a primary. Check your voter registration here: voterlookup.elections.ny.gov
  • If I request an absentee ballot am I required to vote absentee?
    No! You can change your mind and vote in person.
  • Is my absentee vote counted?
    Yes, if you fill it out correctly and mail or return it on time, your absentee ballot should be counted.
  • For more detailed instructions for filling out the application and the ballot, please visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=TelBppBjKNY
  • For more detailed FAQ please visit: