To register to vote in the state of New York, you must complete a state voter registration form and turn it in to your county board of elections no later than 25 days before the election in which you want to vote. You can complete a voter registration form at your county board of elections, any New York State Agency Voter Registration Center, or online. You can turn in your voter registration form by mail or by delivering it your county board of elections. (Note: Although you can print off a voter registration form online, you cannot currently electronically turn in your voter registration form to the board of elections.) You must complete the voter registration form whether you want to vote in person or by absentee ballot. For questions, you can call your county board of elections or call 1-800-FOR-VOTE.
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