Vote 2020 Town Hall: What to know about voting before Election Day

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020
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NEW YORK (WABC) -- As Election Day is fast approaching, ABC7NY held a Vote 2020 Your Voice Town Hall on getting out the vote, voter registration and other important things to know ahead of the election.

Bill Ritter hosted a panel of experts to help navigate everything you need to know for the 2020 election.

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The panel of experts included:

-Fredrick Velez - National Director of Civic Engagement for the Hispanic federation

-Matthew Hale, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Political Science and Public Affairs Seton Hall

-Kate Doran - Director At-Large League of Women Voters of the city of NY

Viewers were invited to ask questions during the Town Hall or submit questions using the form below:

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


Voter Registration Deadline: Oct. 27, 2020, same-day registration available on Election Day

You can register online here.

Print and mail this registration form.

Same-day registration is available on Election Day here.


Voter Registration Deadline: Oct. 13, 2020

Gov. Phil Murphy says New Jersey residents can now register to vote online. 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 be sent a mail-in ballot.

Register to vote online

Print and mail this registration form.

Register to vote in person here.


Voter Registration Deadline: 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

Register online here.

Print and mail this registration form.

Request a voter registration form be mailed to you by calling 1-800-FOR-VOTE

Register in person here.

SEE ALSO: FiveThirtyEight's state-by-state guide to voting in the age of COVID-19

"Good Morning America's" debrief on the rules and voting deadlines in some key battleground states.


League of Women Voters of the City of New York

Board of Elections in New York City

NY Voter Registration and Poll Site Search


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