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2016 Election Information

Primary for Congressional Districts (see Vote411.org for your races)
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Polls are open on Primary Day from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the following localities: New York City and the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Putnam and Erie. In all other counties in New York State, polls are open on Primary Day from 12 noon to 9 p.m.

Voter Information

Vote 411: Electronic Voter Guide
The electronic voter guide, Vote 411, has gone live for the Presidential Primary. Check for information on  primaries and races. (3/9/2016)

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  • Use the QR Code (left) to reach Vote 411 on smartphones and tablets.
  • Go to www.vote411.org to enter your address and see the ballot for just your address (more still coming, too).


2016 Voter Guide Part I
Information on voter registration, absentee ballots, deadlines for registration, voting machines and more.
Absentee Ballot Application NYS Voter's Bill of Rights
Federal Voting Assistance Program Polling Place Lookup
First Vote, A Guide for New Voters in NYS
Text Version
First Vote, A Guide for New Voters in NYS
English    Spanish
Military/Federal Voting Information Voter Registration Form – English
NYS Board of Elections Voter Registration Form – Spanish

Your Right to Vote in New York State

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

Register to be an Organ Donor (6/22/2015)

NYAD logo In 2009, New York became the first state to include an organ and tissue donor enrollment section on voter registration forms.  Since inception, over 160,000 individuals have joined the New York State Donate Life Organ and Tissue Donor Registry via voter registration forms.  LWVNYS has joined with NY Alliance for Donation to help increase organ donor registrations through the voter registration forms. Click here for more information, and click here for the YouTube video.

Constitutional Convention Education

On November 7, 2017, voters will go into voting booths throughout New York State and, as they are every 20 years, will be faced with the Constitutionally mandated question, ”Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution and amend the same?”

news & upcoming events

NEW! LWVUS Convention, June 16-19, 2016 (6/23/2016)

NEW! 2016 Students Inside Albany (6/7/2016)

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