Early and Absentee Voting Information: NYC and Nationwide. Cast Your Vote Before Tuesday!
Early and Absentee Voting Information: If you want to cast your ballot before election day, next Tuesday, there are 32 states and the District of Columbia that allow any qualified person, during a designated period, to vote. State-by-State requirements vary, but in most states voters do not need an excuse or justification.
In New York City, Absentee Voting is offered.
Registered voters who cannot make it to the polls on Election Day because of occupation, business, studies, travel, imprisonment (other than a convicted felon), illness, disability and hospitalization or resident in a long term care facility, may vote by absentee ballot.There are two optionsfor New York City voters wishing to cast absentee ballots:
- Voting in person at your Board of Elections office in your borough
- By mail.
IN-PERSON ABSENTEE VOTING:
Absentee voting in person begins as soon as the ballots are available (at least 32 days before an election) and ends on Election Day.In person absentee voting is conducted during the above period, at the Board of Elections’ Borough Offices. The hours are 9:00AM to 5:00PM and on Election Day until 9:00PM. Monday through Friday and on the weekend prior to Election Day.