Voting Election 2017

If you are not registered to vote in Hillsdale but want to be, or if you may need to vote by absentee ballot for the November 7 election, here is the information you need to know.  Registration application forms and absentee ballot application forms are attached.

Voter Registration Deadlines for November 7 General Election:

MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3))

Applications must be postmarked no later than October 13th and received by a board of elections no later than October 18 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 13. If honorably discharged from the US Military or have become a naturalized US Citizen after October 13, you may register in person at the Board of Elections up until October 28.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-208(3))
Notices of change of address from registered voters received by October 19 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 13.

Absentee Ballot Deadlines for November 7 General Election

October 31 – Last day to postmark an application or letter of application by mail for an absentee ballot.

November 6 – Last day to apply IN-PERSON for absentee ballot.

November 6 – Last day to postmark ballot. Must be received by the local board of elections no later than November 15. Military Voter Ballots must be received no later than Nov. 21.

November 7 – Last day to deliver ballot IN-PERSON to the local board of elections (by someone other than the voter).

Voter Registration Form

Absentee Ballot Application