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Voter Registration

Special Notice- The registration deadline for new voters to be able to vote in the Federal Primary is June 3rd. June 3rd is also the deadline for address changes. You must be registered in the Democratic Party to participate in the primary. It is too late to change your party for this year's election as that deadline was October 9, 2015.

 

The qualifications for voting in New York State are as follows:
• Be a U. S. citizen
• Be 18 years old by the date of the primary, general or other election
• Live at your present address at least 30 days before an election
• Not be in jail or on parole for a felony conviction and
• Not claim the right to vote elsewhere

How to Register

Download a PDF copy and submit it at the Board of Elections Office or by mail.

Voter Registration forms are available from:

  • U.S. Post Offices
  • Public Libraries
  • Village/Town Clerk Offices

To receive registration forms by mail
Click Here to link to our Voter Registration Application Request Form

You can call our office at (315) 435-8683 to request a voter application.


Presidential Primary Election

April 19, 2016

MAIL REGISTRATION Sec. 5-210 (3)
March 25     Last day to postmark an application to be eligible to vote in the Primary Election

IN PERSON REGISTRATION Secs. 5-210, 5-211, 5-212
March 25    Last day to register at your local board of elections or any state agency              

               participating in the National Voter Registration Act, to be eligible to vote in the

               Primary Election

TENTATIVE

Federal Primary Election

June 28, 2016

MAIL REGISTRATION Sec. 5-210 (3)
June 3     Last day to postmark an application to be eligible to vote in the Federal Primary

IN PERSON REGISTRATION Secs. 5-210, 5-211, 5-212
June 3    Last day to register at your local board of elections or any state agency              

               participating in the National Voter Registration Act, to be eligible to vote in the

               Primary Election

State/Local Primary Election

September 13, 2016

MAIL REGISTRATION Sec. 5-210 (3)
Aug 19     Last day to postmark an application to be eligible to vote in the Federal Primary

IN PERSON REGISTRATION Secs. 5-210, 5-211, 5-212
Aug 19    Last day to register at your local board of elections or any state agency              

               participating in the National Voter Registration Act, to be eligible to vote in the

               Primary Election

 

General Election

November 8, 2016

MAIL REGISTRATION Sec. 5-210 (3)

Oct 14      Last day to postmark an application to be eligible to vote in the General Election

IN PERSON REGISTRATION Secs. 5-210, 5-211, 5-212

Oct 14      Last day to register at your local board of elections or any state agency  

               participating in the National Voter Registration Act, to be eligible to vote in the

               General Election

Oct 28     Last day to register in person at the Board of Elections if you have been

               honorably discharged from the military, became a naturalized citizen or are a

               registered voter who has moved within the county after October 14th

                                                                                                 Revised: 05/17/16

 
New York State Voter Registration Forms
Click on the links below to download a PDF copy
English [pdf]
Click Here
Español [pdf]
Click Here
ALL FORMS and APPLICATIONS
MUST BE MAILED or HAND DELIVERED TO THE BOARD of ELECTIONS.

Mail it to:
Onondaga County
Board of Elections

1000 Erie Blvd West
Syracuse, New York 13204

We are unable to accept any forms or applications by fax
 
   
 
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