- absence from county or New York City on Election Day
- temporary illness or physical disability
- permanent illness or physical disability
- duties related to primary care of one or more individuals who are ill or physically disabled
- resident or patient of a Veterans Health Administration Hospital
- detention in jail/prison, awaiting trial, awaiting action by a grand jury, or in prison for a conviction or offense which was not a felony
Here are your options for voting in this year's election:
Mail-in Voting Request an absentee ballot (you can do that here) and return your ballot by mail, making sure it is postmarked on or before November 3), or hand deliver your ballot to the Board of Elections by November 4 (the day after election day).
Early Voting There will be nine days of early voting prior to November 3. The single polling place in the county for early voting is 401 State Street. The hours for voting on those nine days are these:
- Saturday, October 24, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Sunday, October 25, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Monday, October 26, noon to 8 p.m.
- Tuesday, October 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Wednesday, October 28, noon to 8 p.m.
- Thursday, October 29, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Friday, October 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Saturday, October 31, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Sunday, November 1, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Voting on Election Day As always, you can vote on November 3 at your usual polling place from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m.
There are many ways to do it and no excuse for not doing it. Vote.
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