October 9, 2020

Important Voting Deadlines Coming Up



OCTOBER 9 – THIS FRIDAY - The last day to register to vote if you want to vote in  this year’s Presidential election.

If  you still need to register to vote, you can do so electronically by clicking here.  You can check your registration status here.

OCTOBER 27 – The last day  to send an absentee ballot request for this year’s Presidential  election.

You can  request an Absentee ballot in any of the  following ways:

  • Submit your request electronically through the New York State
    Absentee Ballot Application Portal
  • By sending an email request to BOE-WestAbsentee@westchestergov.com
  • By sending a fax request to (914) 995-7753 or (914) 995-3190
  • By going       in-person to the Westchester County Board of Elections, 25 Quarropas Street, White Plains, NY 10601
  • By mailing a       paper application (which can be downloaded here in English, Spanish and other languages) to the Westchester County Board of Elections, 25 Quarropas Street, White Plains, NY 10601  
  • By telephoning a       request to the Westchester Board of Elections office by calling (914) 995-5285 or (914) 995-5291

Given  mail delays, everyone is encouraged  to request and return their absentee ballots as early as possible.  You can also request an absentee ballot in person at the Board of Elections  up until November 2 (25 Quarropas Street, White  Plains, NY 10601).

NOTE:  If you requested an Absentee Ballot for the Primary because of Covid, you may  have received an envelope from the BOE this summer which included an Absentee  Ballot application for the General Election. This envelope did not include  an Absentee Ballot. If you think you received an Absentee Ballot this  summer, please check now.

NOVEMBER 3 – The last day  your Absentee Ballot can be Postmarked and count.

Absentee  ballots can also be returned at polling locations during Early Voting and on  Election Day, November 3, or can be hand delivered to the Board of Elections  up until November 3 at 25 Quarropas Street in White  Plains.

Early Voting  Runs from October 24 through November 1. Details can be found here.