How To Vote In New York 2020

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hi New York if you want to vote first

you need to make sure you're registered

there's a link in the description where

you can check right now if you're not

sure whether you're registered or not if

you're not registered or you need to

update your name or address you can go

to the link below to register online as

long as you have a New York driver's

license or state ID if you don't have a

driver's license or you just rather fill

out a paper form and mail it in and you

can use the printable form in the

description either way you choose to

register you have to do it by october

9th if you want to vote in november then

you get to do the fun part voting if

you're going to be out of your County on

Election Day that includes if you are a

student in another state but would

prefer to vote in New York or you have

an illness or disability that prevents

you from going to the polls you have the

option to vote by mail you can request a

ballot by printing out the form in the

link below and mailing it in you can

request your ballot any time between now

and October 27th but the sooner you get

your form in the longer you will have to

look your ballot over research

candidates and vote before you send it

in by November 3rd but there's another

way to vote early in New York that's new

this election and it's available to

everyone whether you'll be in town on

Election Day or not from October 24th to

November 2nd you can vote early in

person the locations and times vary

depending on where you live so use the

link in the description to find out when

and where you can vote early if you want

to wait until Election Day on November

3rd you can head to the polls between 6

a.m. and 9 p.m. and there's a link below

that you can use to find out where to go

to vote you won't need to bring an ID

with you as long as you provided one

when you registered but if you're a

first-time voter and you didn't send a

proof of ID with your registration form

bring a current photo ID or a utility

bill bank statement or paycheck with

your name and address on it you can also

get ready by looking at a sample ballot

you can get one on your County Board of

Elections website there's a link in the

description to find yours and it tells

you everything you'll be able to vote

for you don't have to vote for every

single item on the ballot you're allowed

to leave things blank if you want to but

your local elections can be pretty

important so it's worth checking out

what's on there ahead of time you can

even take a screenshot or print it out

and bring it to the polls with you so

that you don't forget who you wanted to

vote for one last thing if you're going

to vote

open up your Notes app or grab a piece

of paper and make a plan write down when

and how you're gonna register what time

you're gonna vote how you're gonna get


what ID you're gonna use if you need one

even who you're gonna bring to the polls

with you

having a plan is a great way to make

sure that nothing unexpected stops you

from voting on November 3rd all the

links you need to check your

registration vote absentee or

your polling location are in the

description thank you for voting how to

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