A 10-day early voting period kicks off Saturday for the June 23 primary elections.
Early voting sites will be open to registered electors from June 13 to June 21.
Sites across the five boroughs and runs through Sunday June 21st. You can also vote in person on June 23rd at your polling site.
Most officials are urging voters to take advantage of a new provision that makes it easier to access absentee ballots for anyone who is sick from, or fears contracting, COVID-19.
Your early voting site may be different than your designated site on the day of the election, and early voting hours may vary. (NYC locations here).
Voters must wear a mask or face covering and stay six feet away from others when entering any Board of Elections facility, according to the agency's website.
For those who don't want to head to the polls in person, all New York voters may request a mail-in ballot due to the coronavirus pandemic. Voters have until June 16 to request an absentee ballot.
Ballots must be postmarked by the date of the election for the vote to get counted.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation, on June 7th, extending the deadline to submit absentee ballots until the day of the election. To be counted, primary ballots must be postmarked by June 23rd. The Governor previously issued Executive Orders allowing all New Yorkers to vote absentee in the June 23rd primary elections and ensuring every New Yorker registered to vote receives a postage-paid absentee ballot application in the mail.