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Voters absent from the county, unable to go to the polls due to their own or a family member’s physical illness, at hospital, or detained waiting trial can request an absentee ballot up until the day of the election

FROM THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS WEBSITE

Qualifications to vote by absentee ballot:

  • Absent from your county or, if a resident of New York City absent from said city, on Election Day.

  • Unable to appear at the polls due to temporary or permanent illness or disability; or because you are the primary care giver of one or more individuals who are ill or physically disabled.

  • A resident or patient of a Veterans Health Administration Hospital.

  • Detained in jail awaiting Grand Jury action or confined in prison after conviction for an offense other than a felony.

STATE LAW

New York

NY CLS Elec § 8-400

NY CLS Elec § 11-308

Voters absent from the county, unable to go to the polls due to their own or a family member’s physical illness, at hospital, or detained waiting trial can request an absentee ballot up until the day of the election. Applications can be requested and delivered by a family member or a member of the voter’s household. Emergency responders can apply for an emergency absentee ballot by fax, mail, or email if responding to an emergency.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

LOCAL REPRESENTATIVES

Check if you are registered to vote at vote.org or at https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov/

Applications for Absentee Ballots are available at your county board of elections.

You may also download a PDF version of the New York State Absentee Ballot Application Form

Applications are found HERE

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  • Upon completion, applications must be mailed to your county board no later than the seventh day before the election or delivered in person no later than the day before the election.

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