Voter Information for the General Election

Key Dates:

Voter Registration Deadline for 2021 General Election: October 8, 2021

Absentee Ballot Request by mail: October 18, 2021

Early Voting: October 23, 2021 – October 31, 2021. Poll times vary.

Election Day: Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Polls open 6 AM – 9 PM (absentee ballots must be postmarked by this date)

You can also request your absentee ballot now!

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Upcoming local elections in New York City are pivotal as voters will elect new leadership to the City Council and highest local government offices, including the Mayor, Comptroller, Public Advocate and Borough Presidents. We depend on elected officials to support our issues, services, and funding. Show up for our LES Community and VOTE this fall!

Not sure if you’re registered? Here’s how to check, along with other FAQs:
1) Am I registered to vote?
2) Where can I request an absentee ballot?
3) Where is my polling site if I vote in-person?
4) How can I preview my ballot?
5) What are the important dates?
6) Want to learn more information about the 2021 New York ballot proposals?

2021 Statewide Ballot Proposals

Proposal 1


Makes changes to the redistricting process in New York

Proposal 2


Creates a state constitutional right to clean air and clean water

Proposal 3


Authorizes the legislature to pass a law for same-day voter registration

Proposal 4


Authorizes the legislature to pass a law for no-excuse absentee voting

Proposal 5


Increases the Civil Court’s jurisdiction from cases involving $25,000 to $50,000

To view more information on these proposals:

Click here for ENGLISH

Click here for CHINESE

Click here for SPANISH