Register to Vote
Friday, May 29: Deadline to register to vote online, in person, or via mail
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, download the application, complete the form, sign it, and mail it to the following address:
Board of Elections
PO Box 700
Yaphank NY, 11980
Voting Absentee by Mail
Due to COVID-19, every New Yorker can vote absentee in our June 23 primary election – even if you usually do not meet the requirements for voting absentee. When voting absentee, just check the “temporary illness” box on your ballot application.
Step 1: Request your Absentee Ballot
Because of the Coronavirus you are now able to Vote By Mail in the Democratic Primary Election on June 23rd. Fill-out and mail the below Absentee Ballot Application to get a ballot. Click-on the link and download & print the application. .
1. Box 1, check box “Temporary illness or physical disability” – This is used for the Coronavirus reason to vote by mail.
2. Box 2, check box “Primary Election only”.
3. Box 3, Your Name as you are registered to vote under.
4. Box 4, Your Date of Birth and “Suffolk County”.
5. Box 5, the street address where you are registered to vote from in Suffolk Co. (No PO Box number).
6. Box 6, check box “Mail to me” and fill-in address where you want your ballot sent. The ballot will mailed to you in early June for the June 23rd Primary Election.
7. Box 7, (leave blank).
8. Then Sign, Date and mail form to:
Suffolk County Board of Elections
P.O. Box 700
Yaphank, NY 11980
Tuesday, June 16: Last day to request an absentee ballot via mail
Step 2: Fill out your absentee ballot
1. When you do receive the ballot, complete the following steps:Sign and date the OUTSIDE of the supplied envelope where indicated before sending it back (no witness signature is necessary).
2. Insert your filled-out ballot into that envelope, seal it and put it in the supplied addressed envelope to the Board of Elections.
NOTE: Do not write anything additional on the ballot or leave any stray marks otherwise it may be disqualified.
Tuesday, June 23: Deadline to postmark absentee ballots
If you have any questions, please call (631)316-8634 or email [email protected]