early voting

This year, registered voters can vote three ways: By absentee ballot that you mail in (don't forget the stamp, in-person early voting, or in-person voting on Election Day, November 3, 2020.

Early Voting

New Yorkers can vote early for the November 3, 2020 general election. Early voting starts on October 24, and runs until November 1, 2020.

There are nine days of early voting prior to Election Day. 

You MUST vote at your assigned polling location.  You can look up  the times and places where you can vote early.


#RepresentNYC host NY State Assemblymember Inez E. Dickens sits down with NYC Board of Elections' Cynthia Doty to discuss the advantages of #voting in person or via mail.

Voters must vote at their assigned Early Voting Site.

To locate your assigned site please visit findmypollsite.vote.nyc


Early Voting Days and Hours for November 3, 2020 General Election

 Saturday, October 24, 2020  10 AM to 4 PM
 Sunday, October 25, 2020  10 AM to 4 PM
 Monday, October 26, 2020  7 AM to 3 PM
 Tuesday, October 27, 2020  12 PM to 8 PM 
 Wednesday, October 28, 2020  12 PM to 8 PM
 Thursday, October 29, 2020  10 AM to 6 PM 
 Friday, October 30, 2020  7 AM to 3 PM 
 Saturday, October 31, 2020  10 AM to 4 PM
 Sunday, November 1, 2020  10 AM to 4 PM


Manhattan Early Voting Poll Sites


 JHS 143 Eleanor Roosevelt  511 West 182nd Street 10033
 Columbia University Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion  1150 St. Nicholas Avenue 10032
 Fort Washington Avenue Armory  216 Ft. Washington Avenue 10032
 The Forum  601 West 125th Street 10027
 PS 175 Henry H. Garnet  175 West 134th Street 10030
 Wadleigh High School  215 West 114th Street 10026
 West Side High School  140 West 102nd Street 10025
 David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center  1887 Broadway 10023
 Madison Square Garden - Lobby  4 Pennsylvania Plaza 10001
 NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts  566 LaGuardia Place 10012
 The Church of St. Anthony of Padua  155 Sullivan Street 10012
 JHS 56  220 Henry Street 10002
 Campos Plaza Community Center  611 East 13th Street 10009
 Hunter College- Brookdale Dorm  440 East 26th Street 10010
 Robert Wagner Middle School  225 East 75th Street 10021
 Jackie Robinson Complex  1573 Madison Avenue 10029


What to bring

  • If you've voted in New York before, you don't need to provide ID to vote.
  • If you're a first-time voter who registered by mail, and didn't provide a copy of your ID with your registration, you may need to show ID to vote. Acceptable forms include: a current and valid photo ID; or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address.
  • Voters without ID: If you are unable to provide ID, you will be able to vote an affidavit ballot.

Remember on Election Day, November 3, 2020, poll sites are open 6 AM to 9 PM.