Vote: What’s Your Voting Plan?

New Yorkers, what’s your voting plan?

  • Verify your voter registration and polling location on the NYS Board of Elections website.
  • Absentee voting is an option for those concerned about COVID-19. The last day to apply in-person is November 2 (learn how). Signed absentee ballots may be returned in any of the following ways: (1) Put it in the mail ensuring it receives a postmark no later than November 3; (2) Drop it off at an early voting poll site on or by November 1; (3) Drop it off at a poll site on November 3 by 9pm; or (4) Drop it off at your County Board of Elections Office no later than November 3 by 9pm. Learn more about absentee voting here.
  • Early voting ends on November 1 in New York. Find your polling place by selecting your county here.
  • Election day voting remains an option for those who want to vote in person. On November 3, poll sites are open 6am to 9pm. Find your polling location here.
  • Health safety: Polling places across New York will feel different this year. Locations will be set up to allow social distancing and may result in longer lines outside the polling station to make sure we vote safely. Please wear your mask and maintain your distance to protect yourself, poll workers, and other voters. Bring water and snacks, and dress warmly. Read more recommendations for voters from the CDC here.
  • Report issues to 866OURVOTE’s Election Protection Hotline: 866-OUR-VOTE/866-687-8683.

Get informed.

  • Find out what’s on your ballot. Use the VOTE411 Voter Guide to learn about candidates running for office in your community.
  • Inclusive gender justice: A roadmap to create inclusive gender justice in New York. Learn more here.
  • Voting and survivor privacy: A resource from Technology Safety, a project of the National Network to End Domestic Violence. Learn more here.

Get involved.

  • PowHer The Vote: A campaign amplifying the call for racial and gender justice during the 2020 election season in New York State. Learn more here.
  • Survivors’ Vote: Organizing those impacted by sexual violence and create interventions in the 2020 election cycle and beyond. Sign up for updates here.
  • #WeGovern: A collective redefining governance and advocating for mutual care, organized by the Resonance Network. Sign up for updates here.

 Get Help

If you have been sexually assaulted, call the New York State Hotline for Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.


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