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How can I learn about voting in NYC?
How can I register to vote?
Who can vote?
How can I learn about candidates and issues on the ballot?
Once registered to vote, do I have to re-register every year?
Where do I vote?
How will I know when to vote?

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How can I learn about voting in NYC?
The NYC Board of Elections administers elections in NYC. Visit the website of the NYC Board of Elections to learn how to register, vote, find your poll site, and more.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
NYC Board of Elections



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How can I register to vote?
You can download a form online, or you can request a postage paid form from the NYC Board of Elections.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
Voter Registration Form Download Page
NYC Board of Elections



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Who can vote?
You must be a registered voter in order to vote in the general or primary elections. Visit the NYC Board of Elections website to learn the qualifications to become a registered voter.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
NYC Board of Elections



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How can I learn about candidates and issues on the ballot?
The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB) publishes a voter guide before each election, providing information on candidates and issues on the ballot for each election. The guide is available online at the CFB website.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
Campaign Finance Board
Voter Guide



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Once registered to vote, do I have to re-register every year?
No. Once you register, you are permanently registered. Name, address, or party enrollment changes can be made by submitting a new registration application. If you move, you should notify the Board of Elections as soon as possible, by re-registering.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
NYC Board of Elections



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Where do I vote?
Use the NYC Board of Elections online poll site locator to find out where you vote.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
Poll Site Locator - NYC Board of Elections



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How will I know when to vote?
You should receive a pamphlet from the Board of Elections sometime in August, telling you when and where to vote. Watch for it! It will also indicate your election district number, which you need to know on election day.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
NYC Board of Elections Calendar



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