New Yorkers have three ways to vote in this year’s general election on Nov. 3.
This year, any voter may receive an absentee ballot if they are concerned about the spread of COVID-19 at polling places.
Voters may request absentee ballots from their county board of elections by mail, email, fax, telephone or by visiting.
Absentee ballot applications may be downloaded in English or in Spanish at www.elections.ny.gov/VotingAbsentee.html. A voter should complete the application and check "temporary illness or physical disability" for the reason, which would include concern about contracting the COVID-19 virus.| read more ››