How You Can Vote

  1. Absentee
  2. Early In Person
  3. Election Day

Qualifications to Vote by Absentee Ballot:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • In jail or prison for any reason other than a felony conviction. This includes anyone who is awaiting grand jury action, awaiting trial, or serving a sentence for a misdemeanor.

How to Apply for an Absentee Ballot:

Deadline: (for the November 7, 2023 General Election)

  • By mail or on line: October 23, 2023
  • In Person: November 6, 2023

Check the Status of Your Absentee Ballot:

  • You can check on your ballot via the NYS BOE portal. (Scroll to bottom of report screen.)