Voter Registration Basics

Voter Registration Basics

Discover the League of Women Voters of NYS, your go-to for unbiased election info! From first-time voters to those seeking friendly reminders, we’ve got you covered. Explore voter registration, absentee ballots, special populations, and key state agency links below. Click to find the answers you seek! Your voting journey starts here.


Information & deadlines on voter registration, absentee ballots and more...

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Absentee Ballot Application​

Federal Voting Assistance Program​

First Vote, A Guide for New Voters in NYS​

Voter Registration Form – English​

Polling Place Lookup​

Military/Federal Voting Information​

Special Populations and Your Right to Vote in New York State Brochures

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College Students​

Individuals with Disabilities​

Homeless Individuals​

Individuals with Mental Health Disabilities​

Individuals with Criminal Convictions and Those Detained in Jail or Prison

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Visit NYS BOE for personalized information about voting in your area

Know Your Voting Machine: Click on the machine type for more information.