New York

Welcome New York voters! Below you will find your upcoming election dates, voter registration deadlines, state requirements for Voter ID, as well as information on online voter registration, automatic voter registration, vote-by-mail, early voting, and minor pre-registration.


Primary Election Dates & Registration Deadlines

Party Primaries
Registration Deadlines
Same Day Registration
Mail-In Online In-Person
June 26 June 1 (postmarked) June 1 June 1 No


General Election Dates & Registration Deadlines

General Election Registration Deadlines
Same Day Registration
Mail-In Online In-Person
November 6 October 12 (postmarked) October 12 October 12 No


Online Voter Registration

Yes, New York has Online Voter Registration. If you have a NY Drivers License or ID Card, you can register online through DMV. You can register online here.

Voter ID

New York has no voter ID requirements.


New York does not have “no-excuse” vote-by-mail.

Early Voting

New York has no in-person early voting.

Automatic Voter Registration (Motor Voter)

New York has no Automatic Voter Registration.

Minor Pre-Registration

No specific provision. Contact your state election officials for details.

Links to State-by-State Charts

2018 Election Dates & Deadlines

Online Voter Registration

Automatic Voter Registration

Vote By Mail

Early Voting

Voter ID

Content Updated Summer 2018


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