New York voter registration deadline set for Oct. 8

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STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) – The New York State Board of Elections and the Steuben County board
remind all state residents the deadline to vote in the November General Election is this Friday (Oct. 8).

The general election is to be held on Nov. 2 and there will be three ways to register if you haven’t done so already.

  1. In person at your local county board of elections and most state agency offices by close of business Friday, Oct. 8.
  2. By mail with the voter registration form postmarked by midnight Friday, Oct. 8.
  3. Online if you have a Department of Motor Vehicles-issued identification by midnight Friday, Oct. 8.

The mail-in voter registration forms must be postmarked by midnight on Friday and received
by a board of elections no later than Oct. 13 to be valid for the upcoming general election.

  • A NYS voter registration form also can be found at most US Post Offices, your local public library or downloaded from the state’s website at
  • If you have a NYS Department of Motor Vehicles-issued identification you may register online at their MyDMV site.
  • Forms are also available at most state and federal government offices.

Persons who are unsure whether they are registered, wish to verify their current address, or
find out where to vote may look up this information at the State Board of Elections’

For more information, including local ballots and five constitutional amendments up for a vote
on Nov. 2, visit or contact the Steuben board of elections at

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