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Because Democracy Is Not A Spectator Sport

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government. It works to influence public policy through education and advocacy.
COUNTDOWN TO ELECTION DAY 2016

STATE AND LOCAL PRIMARY - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th

  • Register in person by Friday, August 19th Registration form
  • Register by mail: Postmarked by Friday, August 19th and received by August 24th
  • Apply for absentee ballot in person by Monday, September 12th
  • Apply for absentee ballot by mail: postmarked by Tuesday, September 6th
  • Deliver ballot in person by Tuesday, September 13th
  • Deliver ballot by mail: postmarked by Monday, September 12th and received by Tuesday, September 17th

GENERAL ELECTION - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8th
  • Register in person by Friday, October 14th Registration form
  • Register by mail: Postmarked by Friday, October 14th and received by October 19th
  • Apply for absentee ballot in person by Monday, November 7th
  • Apply for absentee ballot by mail: postmarked by Tuesday, November 1st
  • Deliver ballot in person by Tuesday, November 8th
  • Deliver ballot by mail: postmarked by Monday, November 7th and received by Saturday, November 12th

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Poll workers are needed for all election days by both the Republican and Democratic parties. Information about being a poll worker, training and an online application are here.

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Don't know if you are registered to vote in NY or where you need to go to cast your ballot? Find out here