2012 General Election
Registration and Voting Information


Please Contact the Board of Elections for any questions regarding requirements.

2012 OFFICIAL POLITICAL CALENDAR: (   PDF Version)


GENERAL ELECTION
November 6
POLLS OPEN 6:00am-9:00pm
Election Law §8-100 (1) (c), (2)
 
REGISTRATION
Election Law §5-210, §5-211, §5-212
 
Oct. 12 Last day to register for the general election. Mail registration must be postmarked not later than Oct. 12th
  and received by the County Board of Elections not later than Oct. 17th.
 
CHANGE OF ADDRESS
Election Law §5-208 (3)
 
Oct. 17 Notices of change of address from registerd voters received by Oct. 17th by a County Board of Elections must
  be processed in time for the general election.
 
CHANGE OF ENROLLMENT
Election Law §5-304 (3)
 
Oct. 12 Last day to change enrollment using a mail registration form for the 2012 Primary Election.
  Must be postmarked before midnight.
 
ABSENTEE VOTING
Election Law §8-400 (2), §8-412 (1), 10-114 (1), 11-212
 
Oct. 30 Last day to postmark application for ballot.
Nov. 5 Last day to apply in person for ballot.
Nov. 5 Last day to postmark ballot. Must be received by the County Board of Elections no later than Nov. 9th.
Nov. 6 Last day to deliver ballot in person to the County Board of Elections.
 
MILITARY VOTERS
Election Law §10-106 (5), 11-202, 11-204 (4)
 
Oct. 27 Last day for County Board of Elections to receive application for ballot if not previously registered.
Oct. 30 Last day for County Board of Elections to receive application for ballot if previously registered.
Nov. 5 Last day to apply personally if previously registered.