Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Early Voting Period is October 24, 2020 - November 1, 2020


Please visit https://www.elections.ny.gov/VotingAbsentee.html to learn about:


  • Qualifications to Vote by Absentee Ballot and Deadlines
  • When is it due?
  • How to Apply for an Absentee Ballot and Deadlines
  • How to Cast an Absentee Ballot

If you are permanently ill or disabled, you have the right to receive an Absentee Ballot for each subsequent election without further application. Simply file an application with your county board of elections indicating permanent illness or physical disability.

You will then automatically receive an absentee ballot for every election until your registration is canceled.

If your are visually impaired or have low vision, please use the Accessible Absentee Ballot Application - COMING SOON


2020 Voting by Absentee Ballot Deadlines for General Election

Date Deadline Information
October 27 Last day to apply online, by email, fax or to postmark an application or letter of application by mail for an absentee ballot. (Please be warned that despite this deadline, the Post Office has advised they cannot guarantee timely delivery of ballots applied for less than 15 days before an election.)
November 2 Last day to apply IN-PERSON for absentee ballot.
November 3 Last day to postmark ballot. Must be received by the local board of elections no later than Nov. 10th. Military Voter Ballots must be received no later than Nov. 16th.
November 3 Last day to deliver ballot IN-PERSON
to the local board of elections or to any poll site.