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Represent NYC: Election Coverage

MNN's coverage of Local Elections: Debates and Candidate Statements 2020 election.

Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. New York offers absentee ballots by mail to voters who will be unable to vote in person. All other voters are expected to vote in person. New York also offers early voting.

Voters may request an absentee ballot online, until October 27th, your ballot will then be mailed to you at the address you include on your request.

Registration deadlines

  • Online: Oct. 9 
  • By mail: Postmarked by Oct. 9          
  • In person: Oct. 9

Absentee ballot deadlines

  • Request: Received by Oct. 27        
  • Return by mail: Postmarked by Nov. 3          
  • Return in person: Nov. 3 by 9:00 p.m.

Early voting

Oct. 24 - Nov. 1, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live

Online Absentee Ballot Request

Vote on Election Day

Voters registered in New York can look up where to vote on New York's site.

Vote early

New York voters can also vote before Election Day. The early voting period runs from Saturday, October 24, 2020 to Sunday, November 1, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.

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.

Recent Election Blogs

Where to Vote Early?

October 20, 2020

Early voting numbers are breaking records. It starts in NY on Oct 24th... find your early voting poll site. Make a plan!   Read more.

How to Fill Out Your Absentee Ballot

October 16, 2020

Ready to make a voting plan... we've given you the steps to make sure you get and fill out your absentee ballot correctly. Read more... 

Are you Ready to Vote?

October 15, 2020

Confused on how, when and where to vote, watch City Councilmember Ben Kallos Election and Voting Information Session.

Representatives in Congress

Representative in Congress - 12th Congressional District

Representative in Congress - 13th Congressional District

State Senators

State Senator - 26th Senatorial District

State Senator - 28th Senatorial District

State Senator - 30th Senatorial District

State Assembly Members

Member of the Assembly - 66th Assembly District

Member of the Assembly - 73rd Assembly District

Member of the Assembly - 76th Assembly District