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This November, NYC residents will vote on a new mayor, comptroller, public advocate, several borough presidents, over two-thirds of city council members, and more. Below is a variety of important information and resources.

Register to Vote

Being a US citizen and resident of the city for at least 30 days are among the qualifications required to be eligible to vote.

Register to vote in the NYC General Election on November 2. You can register by mail, in-person, or online.

Know the Key Dates

  • Mail Registration Deadline: Postmarked by October 8, 2021 and received by October 13, 2021
  • In-Person Registration Deadline: October 8, 2021
  • Absentee Ballot Request Online or By Mail Deadline: October 18, 2021
  • Early Voting: October 23, 2021–October 31, 2021
  • Absentee Ballot Request In Person Deadline: November 1, 2021
  • NYC General Election: November 2, 2021

2021 NYC Election Resources

Visit to:

  • Find your district's ballot and locate your poll site.
  • Receive NYC Board of Election updates.
  • Volunteer to become a poll worker.


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