Voting Resources

Voting Resources

Make sure you have the opportunity to cast your vote in the next election. Get the resources you need below.

Upcoming Elections

The next election in New York state will be the June 25 Federal, State and Local Primary election. Learn more about registration and voting deadlines at

Register to Vote

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Most states allow voters to submit a National Mail Voter Registration form. provides state-specific voter registration deadlines, absentee voting information, and early voting dates for your state.

If you live in New York and have a state-issued Driver's License, Permit, or Non-Driver ID simply visit the NY DMV site to register to vote online, otherwise, you must complete a mail-in application to register to vote.

Most up-to-date information on NYC deadlines can be found at the NYC Board of Elections

Early Voting in NYC

Every NYC voter can vote early in person before Election Day. However, you must vote at your assigned early voting site. Your early voting site may be different from your Election Day poll site, so make sure to check before you go. (Source:

Early Voting at Columbia

Columbia University has proudly served as an Early Voting location in Morningside at 2872 Broadway (former CitiBank location), Manhattanville at 605 West 125 Street (The Forum), CUIMC at 1150 St Nicholas Avenue (Russ Berrie Center) and other locations. Find Your NYC Polling Location

New Voting Changes

The recent primary election was the first time since the start of the pandemic that voters were not able to site COVID-19 as a reason for applying for an absentee ballot, according to Gothamist.

However, voters who are feeling ill are still able to cite this as a reason to vote absentee. 

Ranked Choice Voting Explained

NY Resources

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NYC Votes

NYC Votes is an initiative of the New York City Campaign Finance Board to make voting easier for New Yorkers. 

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Who's On The Ballot

Provides NYC voters information on their polling places, candidates, sample ballots, and voter registration information. 

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Check Registration Status

Find out if you are already registered to vote. 

General Voting Resources

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League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters works to register voters, provide voters with election information through voter guides as well as candidate forums and debates.

Vote logo. is your authoritative, trusted source for voting information. Because voter registration happens at the state level, directs Americans to registration rules for their own states. logo uses technology to simplify political engagement, increase voter turnout, and strengthen American democracy.

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Federal Elections Commission

The FEC was created to promote confidence and participation in the democratic process.