What You Need to Know About the June 28 Primary in Upper Manhattan

Here's everything you need to know to make sure your vote is counted on June 28 in the New York Primary. 

Kelly Moffitt
June 18, 2022

It's that time again: The first of two New York City primaries is just around the corner on June 28, from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., with early voting running from June 18 to 26.

Here are some of the offices you will be voting on in this primary:

  • Governor
  • Lieutenant Governor
  • State Assembly
  • Judges
  • Party Positions

The second of New York's two primaries this summer will take place on August 23, for U.S. House of Representatives and State Senate positions. The general election will be held on November 8, 2022. 

Below, find all the important information you need to know to make your voice heard in the June 28 primary, including information on early voting, absentee ballots, and polling places. 

What Is the Most Important Information to Know?

Can I Vote on June 28?

So long as you are registered to vote. The deadline to register was June 3, 2022. You can check your registration status here

Where Do Upper Manhattan Residents Vote?

Early Voting Locations

Columbia University proudly serves 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). Visit the Board of Elections to find your assigned early voting location.

June 28 Polling Locations

You can find your exact polling location by searching your address at the Board of Elections. Reminder that all polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. 

Where Do I Find Who and What is on My Ballot?

Use this helpful guide from the School of International and Public Affairs, whosontheballot.org, to search your address and find every ballot issue and person on the ballot. You can also consult the NYC Votes Voter Guide for information on candidates and issues.

Is Ranked Choice Voting Still a Thing? 

Ranked choice voting is definitely still a thing, but WILL NOT be used in the June 28 primary because it is for state offices. New York City uses ranked choice voting only in primary and special elections for Mayor, Public Advocate, Comptroller, Borough President, and City Council. 

While we’re at it, here’s a refresher on what exactly a primary election means.

Wait! I Have More Questions.

Not to worry. That’s why we’ve compiled this helpful voting resource. You can also find answers to Frequently Asked Questions on Voting NYC.