Once you receive the ballot, carefully read and follow the instructions.
Sign and date where indicated.
Mail your voted ballot back to the address indicated on the return envelope.
Your voted ballot must arrive by the deadline or it will not be counted.
New York early voting
If you can't vote in person on Election Day and you are eligible to vote by absentee ballot, you can vote in person by absentee ballot as soon as ballots are available (at least 32 days before Election Day).
Early voting by in-person absentee ballot ends the day before Election Day.
New York voter ID
If you’ve voted in a federal election in New York before, you don’t need to provide ID to vote in person.
If you’re voting in a federal election in New York for the first time, you submitted your registration by mail, and you didn’t provide a driver’s license or state ID number, the last 4 digits of your Social Security number, or a copy of your New York driver’s license, photo ID card, or a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or government document that shows your name and address when you registered, you may need to show one of these documents when you vote in person on Election Day.
Local Election Office: This is the government office responsible for running elections in your region. Theses are the best people to contact if you have any questions at all about voting in your state.