Tuesday, November 3rd is fast approaching. Do you know how you’re going to vote- absentee, early or on Election Day? New Yorkers now have more options than ever! Stay up to date by following us on Twitter & Instagram @commoncauseny for all sorts of goodies, explainers, and breaking election news.

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Take a minute and think about your voting plan. Do you know how you’re going to vote- absentee, early or on Election Day?

Not sure what the difference is or what’s right for you? Don’t worry, we have everything you need to make your decision:

 

Voting early? Early voting runs from Saturday, October 24th – Sunday, November 1st. Check your early voting poll site and hours today:

Have questions about early voting? Check out our comprehensive guide to voting in New York.

Voting absentee? Read our comprehensive step-by-step guide on how to request, complete and return your absentee ballot now. DON’T WAIT: request your absentee ballot ONLINE today! The last day to request an absentee ballot is October 27th, but do NOT wait:

Ballots will start to be mailed out on a rolling basis September 18th!

10/2/2020 update: ATTENTION BROOKLYN VOTERS- By now you’re probably aware some voters may have received absentee ballot packages with the smaller “oath envelope” addressed to the wrong person. Because of the error, the BOE is sending EVERYONE who may be impacted a new absentee ballot package the week of October 5th. Destroy the old materials, and use the new items. Read the BOE’s official statement.

Have more questions about absentee voting? Check out our comprehensive guide to voting in New York.