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Who is on the ballot in the next election? How to register to vote? ...and more

COUNTDOWN TO ELECTION DAY 2017

To find out who is on your ballot and the location of your polling place, go to http://www.Vote411.org for your personal Voters Guide. This Guide will be updated with primary candidates by mid-August. Candidate information for the General Election will be updated by September 19th.

STATE AND LOCAL PRIMARY - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th

Register in person by Friday, August 18th
Register by mail: Postmarked by Friday, August 18th and received by August 23rd
Apply for absentee ballot in person by Monday, September 11th
Apply for absentee ballot by mail: postmarked by Tuesday, September 5th
Deliver ballot in person by Tuesday, September 12th
Deliver ballot by mail: postmarked by Monday, September 11th and received by Tuesday, September 19th

GENERAL ELECTION-TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7th

Register in person by Friday, October 13th
Register by mail: Postmarked by Friday, October 13th and received by Wednesday, October 18th
Apply for absentee ballot in person by Monday, November 6th
Apply for absentee ballot by mail: postmarked by Tuesday, October 31st
Deliver ballot in person by Tuesday, November 7th
Deliver ballot by mail: postmarked by Monday, November 6th and received by Tuesday, November 14th

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2017 is NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY

Leagues throughout Westchester County will be registering voters in many community locations. Take this opportunity to register to vote and then vote in the General Election on November 7, 2017.

Register to Vote

Are you registered to vote? Do you want to change your party, your address, your name?

In order to register to vote, you must:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen

  • Be 18 years of age 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.

  • Not claim the right to vote elsewhere.

Download and print the Voter Registration form in English or Spanish. Be sure to print all information neatly so it can be clearly understood.

Get the Voter Registration form at Board of Elections of Westchester County.

The form above can be used to:

  • Register to vote in New York State. Note: You must register at least 25 days prior to an election to be eligible to vote in that election.

  • Change your name and/or address.

  • Enroll in a political party or change your enrollment.

Voter Information

Vote411.org Find the facts about voting in your state at Vote411.org.

Do you know:

  • How to register to vote?
  • Where to vote?
  • What candidates are on your ballot?
  • Your candidate's position on issues?

To get answers to all of these questions: Go to Vote411.org. This Guide will be updated with primary candidates by mid-August. Candidate information for the General Election will be updated by September 19th.

Find more information about the next election at .....

Board of Elections of Westchester County.

Board of Elections of New York State.

2017 Voters Guide

2017 LWV of Westchester Voters Guide in print format will be published in late September.