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Voting & Election Information in New York State

PRIMARY ELECTIONS: June 28 and August 23

  •  Primary elections are elections within a political party to determine who will be the party’s candidate in the general election. Only those voters who have registered with the party may vote in a party’s primary election.
  • June 28th Primary
    • In our area, there will be primary elections in both the Republican and Democratic parties for the candidates running for Governor and Lieutenant Governor.
    • You may vote at your regular polling site on June 28th or at any early voting site in Suffolk County during early voting from Saturday, June 18 through Sunday, June 26th.
      • Early election sites in our area include
        • Windmill Village, 219 Accabonac Road in East Hampton
        • Shelter Island Youth Recreation Center, 1 Bateman Road in Shelter Island
        • SUNY Stony Brook Southampton, 70 Tuckahoe Road in Southampton
        • Southold Senior Center, 750 Pacific Street in Mattituck
      •  Early election times at all early voting sites are as follows:
        • Saturday and Sunday, 6/18 and 6/19, Saturday and Sunday, 6/25 and 6/26 and Monday, 6/20: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
        • Tuesday, 6/21, and Wednesday, 6/22: 7:00 am to 3:00 pm
        • Thursday, 6/23, and Friday, 6/24: 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • August 23rd Primary
    • So far, the only primary election in our area is in the Democratic and Republican parties for the candidates for U. S Congress from Congressional District #1.
    • If there is a challenge within any of the parties, there may be a primary among candidates for the NYS Senate.
    • Details regarding early voting times and sites will be posted as they become available.


  • Oct. 14 – last day to postmark voter registration form or register in person at BOE
  • Saturday, Oct. 29 – Sunday, Nov. 6 – early voting
  • Oct. 24 – last day to postmark application for absentee ballot
  • Nov. 7– last day to submit absentee ballot in person
  • Nov. 8 – last day to postmark ballot for general election
  • Nov. 8 – last day to deliver absentee ballot in person to BOE

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Voter Registration Basics

Board of Elections

  • NYS Board of Elections
  • Suffolk County Board of Elections
    335 Yaphank Avenue (Street Address)
    P. O. Box 700 (Mailing Address)
    Yaphank, NY 11980
    (631) 852-4500 
  • Nassau County Board of Elections
    240 Old Country Road, 5th Floor
    Mineola, NY 11501
    (516) 571-VOTE      Alternate(516) 571-2411
  • New York City Board of Elections – Executive Offices
    32 Broadway, 7th Floor
    New York, NY 10004
    (212) 487-5300