Are you registered to vote? October 14, 2016 is the last day to get registered in New York and be eligible to vote in the upcoming election. The Presidential election will be taking place on November 8, 2016.

According to the New York State Board of Elections, here are the qualifications to be able to vote in New York State:

  • be a United States citizen;

  • be 18 years old by December 31 of the year in which you file this form (note: you must be 18 years old by the date of the general, primary or other election in which you want to vote);

  • live at your present address at least 30 days before an election;

  • not be in prison or on parole for a felony conviction and;

  • not be adjudged mentally incompetent by a court;

  • not claim the right to vote elsewhere.

If you think that you might be registered and want to double check, click here to search using your name and county. 

If you are not registered, but have a New York State Drivers License or Non-Driver ID, you can do so by clicking here. Don't have a NYS ID or License, then here are a list of the NYS Board of Elections offices where you can fill out an application.

Any application for voter registration needs to be submitted by October 14, 2016 to be eligible to vote on November 8, 2016