NEW YORK (WABC) -- Election Day is fast-approaching, and you need to register to vote.
Each state has its own deadline for registering to vote, from 30 days before to the day of Election Day.
WABC-TV has partnered with Vote.org and the League of Women Voters of New York to help get voters prepared for the upcoming presidential election.
Below is what you need to know for the Tri-State area ahead of Election Day on November 3, 2020. Scroll down for additional resources from Vote.org.
Voter Registration Deadline: Oct. 27, 2020, same-day registration available on Election Day
Voter Registration Deadline has passed. (Oct. 13, 2020)
New Jersey will hold its first-ever general election mostly by mail this year because of the governor's response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The governor and Democrat-led Legislature passed a measure to require all registered voters to be sent a mail-in ballot.
Voter Registration Deadline has passed. (Oct. 9, 2020)
New York City Board of Elections director Michael Ryan says the city has received hundreds of thousands of absentee ballot applications, and an absentee ballot drop off box will be stationed at every Election Day site and at all early voting sites.
The boxes will also be at the front reception counters at the borough Board of Election offices. CLICK HERE for a clickable map to show your local Board of Elections office
Request a voter registration form be mailed to you by calling 1-800-FOR-VOTE
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WABC-TV is partnering with vote.org to help people get registered to vote. Vote.org is the largest non-profit, non-partisan voting registration technology platform in the United States.
There's so much at stake in this year's election, and your vote matters! That's why ABC7 is partnering with vote.org as part of the "I Am a Voter" campaign to make sure your voice is heard.
The organization's mission is to use technology to help increase voter turnout across all demographics, simplify political engagement and strengthen American democracy.
Vote.org offers free resources and tools to help people register to vote, check their voter status, get election reminders and find their voting place. It in only takes a couple seconds and you can do it right on your phone.
However you choose to vote -- make a plan, and when you cast your vote, take pride in saying "I am a voter!"
Below are links to additional voter resources for the Tri-State area: