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.
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 Vote.org.
Voter Registration Deadline: Oct. 27, 2020, same-day registration available on Election Day
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.
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
Request a voter registration form be mailed to you by calling 1-800-FOR-VOTE
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