Resident of the State, County and Town 30 days preceding the election
Not be in jail or on parole for a felony conviction
A voter may register in person at the board of
elections or by mail. Mail registration applications are available at all
post offices, town clerk offices, or the board of elections. To
application in Adobe Acrobat format, select
the following link.
Applications must be postmarked no later than the
25th day before the election in which you seek to vote. The application
must be received by the board of elections no later than the 20th day
before such election
If you move within the county your change of address
must be received at least 20 days before the election.
You will receive an acknowledgment notice from the
board of elections upon approval of your application. This notice will
inform you of your election district and the location of your polling
Any registered voter may submit a change of enrollment, switching political parties or
joining a political party at any time. However, the change does not become effective until the
Tuesday following the general election provided it was submitted at least 25 days before the
election. EL §.5-304(3). Such delay in enrollment changes has been held to be constitutional. See,
VanWie v. Pataki,87 F. Supp 2d 148, (NI.D.N.Y. 2000).