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AN INTER-LEAGUE ORGANIZATION OF NASSAU COUNTY

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Call us at 1-516-431-1628 for more information.
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Download Your 2017 Voters Guide to the Candidates Over 100 pages of questions and answers from the candidates on the pressing issues of the day.
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National Voter Registration Day: September 26, 2017
Download the Facts for Voters and Ballot Proposals

PRIMARY DAY ELECTION: SEPTEMBER 12

  • Aug. 18 last day to postmark voter registration form  or to register in person to vote in primary
  • Sept. 5 last day to postmark application for absentee ballot for primary election
  • Sept 11 last day to apply in person for primary absentee ballot
  • Sept 11 last day to postmark absentee ballot for primary
  • Sept 12 last day to deliver absentee ballot in person to County BOE

GENERAL ELECTION DAY: NOV. 7
  • Oct 13 last day to  postmark voter registration form or register in person at BOE
  • Oct 13 last day to change party enrollment for 2018 primaries
  • Oct 31 last day to postmark application for absentee ballot
  • Nov 6 last day to apply in person for absentee ballot
  • Nov 6 last day to postmark ballot for general election
  • Nov 7 last day to deliver absentee ballot in person to BOE

As a citizen (age 18 or older) you have the right and responsibility to vote in elections. Educate yourself on the candidates and issues.

PRIMARY ELECTION - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017

DEADLINES FOR VOTING IN PRIMARY ELECTION

  • Register to Vote by mail or in person by August 18, 2017

If you will be out of your county, or are physically unable to get to the polling place, you may request an absentee ballot from your County Board of Elections.

  • Nassau County (516) 571-2858 nassauvotes.com
  • Suffolk County (631) 852-4500 suffolkvotes.com
  • New York City (212) 487-5300 vote.nyc.ny.us (for all 5 boroughs)

ABSENTEE VOTING DEADLINES
  • Request Absentee Ballot application by mail by Sept. 5 Request Absentee Ballot application in person by Sept. 11
  • Absentee Ballot must be postmarked by Sept. 11 or returned in person to your Board of Elections by Sep. 12 Only enrolled members of a party can vote in that party's primary election.

Registered voters may vote for any candidate of any party on Election Day Tuesday, November 7, 2017

2017 VOTERS GUIDE - CANDIDATE PROFILES

Time to meet the Candidates for the upcoming elections. Download your free copy of the Voter's Guide of Candidate Profiles today. An informed voter is the best voter.

2017 VOTERS GUIDE - CANDIDATE PROFILE

Convention-Land, New Yorkers' Road Map to the Constitutional Convention

Convention-Land, New Yorkers' Road Map to the Constitutional Convention, Written by Blair Horner and Erin Marulli of the New York Public Interest Research Group Fund and Sally Robinson of the League of Women Voters of New York State. Available for download at http://www.nypirg.org.