Check back soon for our 2018 Voter Protection Sign-up forms.

The NYDLC voter protection hotline/boiler # is 866-NYDLC-01 (866-693-5201). Poll watchers should primarily call the boiler room contact/phone number included in their Election Day poll site assignments. 

The 2018 NYS Political calendar is available here

NYS Voter Registration Check | NYC Poll Site Lookup tool

2018 Voter Registration Deadlines

June 26, 2018 Federal Primary

MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3))
Application must be postmarked no later than June 1, 2018 and received by a board of elections no later than June 6, 2018 to be eligible to vote in the Primary.

IN PERSON REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Sections 5-210, 5-211, 5-212)
You may register at your local board of elections or any state agency participating in the National Voter Registration Act, on any business day throughout the year but, to be eligible to vote in the State and Local Primary, your application must be received no later than June 1, 2018

CHANGE OF ADDRESS (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-208(3))
Notices of change of address from registered voters received by June 6, 2018 by a county board of elections must be processed and entered in the records in time for the State & Local Primary.

Sept. 11, 2018 State and Local Primary (subject to change)

MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3))
Application must be postmarked no later than August 17, 2018 and received by a board of elections no later than August 22, 2018 to be eligible to vote in the Primary.

IN PERSON REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Sections 5-210, 5-211, 5-212)
You may register at your local board of elections or any state agency participating in the National Voter Registration Act, on any business day throughout the year but, to be eligible to vote in the State and Local Primary, your application must be received no later than August 17, 2018

CHANGE OF ADDRESS (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-208(3))
Notices of change of address from registered voters received by August 22, 2018 by a county board of elections must be processed and entered in the records in time for the State & Local Primary.

November 6, 2018 General Election

MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3))
Applications must be postmarked no later than October 12, 2018 and received by a board of elections no later than October 17, 2018 to be eligible to vote in the General Election.

IN PERSON REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Sections 5-210, 5-211, 5-212)
You may register at your local board of elections or any state agency participating in the National Voter Registration Act, on any business day throughout the year but, to be eligible to vote in the General Election, your application must be received no later than October 12, 2018. If honorably discharged from the US Military or have become a naturalized US Citizen after October 13, 2018, you may register in person at the Board of Elections up until October 27, 2018.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-208(3))
Notices of change of address from registered voters received by October 17, 2018 by a county board of elections must be processed and entered in the records in time for the General Election.

CHANGE OF ENROLLMENT (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-304(3))
An application to change one’s party enrollment for 2018 must be received by the board of elections no later than October 12, 2018.

PRIMARY ELECTION HOURS: In New York City and the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Putnam, Erie and Dutchess, POLLS OPEN at 6 AM and CLOSE at 9 PM. In all other counties POLLS OPEN at 12 NOON and CLOSE at 9 PM.

GENERAL ELECTION HOURS: All Polls OPEN at 6 AM and CLOSE at 9 PM.

Below you can access and download NYDLC's current Voter Protection Materials.  

(The following forms should no longer be used and will be updated for 2018 Special/General Elections)

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