Making Democracy Work

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.
CHECK OUR CALENDAR FOR VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVES IN VARIOUS LOCATIONS...MORE WILL BE ADDED AS ARRANGEMENTS ARE MADE.

COUNTDOWN TO ELECTION DAY 2016

STATE AND LOCAL PRIMARY - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th

  • Date has passed to register to vote in Sept. 13th primary
  • 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. 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

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KNOW YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE

Information on the following topics is available as Brochures and text versions

  • College Students
  • Individuals with Disabilities
  • Homeless Individuals
  • Individuals with Mental Health Disabilities
  • Individuals with Criminal Convictions and Those Detained in Jail or Prison