Voter Information: Requesting Your Ballot, and More

Makes Sure You Register to Vote

October 9: Applications for voter registration must be postmarked by this day and received by October 14, 2020.

If you have a valid ID from the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, you can register to vote online.

To register to vote by mail, download the application, complete the form, sign it, and mail it to the Suffolk County Board of Elections at the following address:

Suffolk County Board of Elections
PO Box 700
Yaphank, NY 11980
(631) 852-4500

Confirm your voter registration status online here.

 

How to Request an Absentee Ballot

Click Here to Request an Absentee Ballot Online

October 27: Applications for absentee ballots must be postmarked by this day.

  • Download English absentee ballot application here
  • Download Spanish form absentee ballot application here

Mail the form back to the Suffolk County Board of Elections at the following address:

Suffolk County Board of Elections
PO Box 700
Yaphank, NY 11980

Please note that the USPS is not required to expedite election mail. We recommend requesting your absentee ballot by October 15 at the latest.

 

How to Vote Absentee

Tuesday, November 3: Deadline for absentee ballots to be postmarked. Ballots must be received by November 10th.

Once you’ve received your absentee ballot, fill it out using blue or black ink and mail it to the following address:

Suffolk County Board of Elections
PO Box 700
Yaphank, NY 11980

 

How to Vote Early

Early voting is available from October 24-November 1. To find your polling location, please visit the poll site locator. Due to COVID-19, polling sites may change. Be sure to confirm your polling location before heading out to vote.

 

Election Day: Tuesday, November 3

Polls are open from 6 AM – 9 PM. To find your polling location, please visit the poll site locator. Due to COVID-19, polling sites may change. Be sure to confirm your polling location before heading out to vote.