How to register to vote in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut
NEW YORK (WABC) -- Are you registered to vote?
National Voter Registration Day took place on September 22 and WABC-TV partnered with the League of Women Voters of New York to help get voters prepared for the upcoming presidential election.
National Voter Registration Day is a holiday celebrated on the fourth Tuesday every September. Its goal is to focus attention on the importance of registering to vote.
Each state has its own deadline for registering to vote, from 30 days before to the day of Election Day.
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 front reception counters at 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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