Contact Us & Frequently Asked Questions

Need more information ahead of the June 22 primary election in NYC? Please fill out the form below or email us at info@BeCountedNYC.com and a member of our team will get back to you. You can also find answers to frequently asked questions at the bottom of this page.

Eligibility and Registration

You must be registered as a Democrat in New York City in order to be eligible to vote in the June 22 Democratic Primary. You can check your registration status here.

If you are not currently registered to vote in New York State, you can register as a Democrat prior to May 28, 2021 and be eligible to vote in the June 22 Primary.

If you are already registered but affiliated with another party, unfortunately, the deadline to change your party affiliation has passed. You will not be able to participate in the June Democratic Primary.

If you would like to register and have a valid ID from the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, you can register to vote online. You can also register to vote by mail or in person, by downloading this form and returning it by mail to:

Board of Elections
32 Broadway, 7 Fl
New York, NY 10004-1609

Or in-person to any of the following NYC Board of Elections offices.

On either form (paper or digital), be sure to select the Democratic Party as your party affiliation in order to be eligible to vote in the Democratic Primary.

If you are not already registered to vote in New York City, the deadlines to register ahead of the June 22 election are:

  1. BY MAIL: Your voter registration application must be postmarked no later than May 28, 2021 and received by the Board of Elections no later than June 2, 2021 to be eligible to vote in the June Democratic Primary.
  2. IN-PERSON REGISTRATION: You may register at your local Board of Elections office, or any state agency participating in the National Voter Registration Act, on any business day throughout the year but, to be eligible to vote in the state and local Democratic primary, your application must be received in-person no later than May 28, 2021.
  3. CHANGE OF ADDRESS: Notices of change of address from registered voters received by June 2, 2021 by a borough Board of Elections office must be processed and entered in the records in time for the June 22 election.

Vote by Mail — Request an Absentee Ballot

Absentee ballot applications must be received by the Board of Elections or postmarked no later than June 7 in order to be valid for the June 22 election. You can request an absentee ballot for the June 22 election in person until June 21.
You can request an absentee ballot by completing an absentee ballot application online or by submitting a completed application in person or by mail to the NYC Board of Elections.

If you have already submitted an absentee ballot application and are already registered as an absentee voter, your absentee ballot will be sent by May 7th.

If you apply to be an absentee voter after this date, your ballot will be sent immediately after your completed and signed application is received and processed by your local NYC Board of Elections office.

You may still vote in person at the polls even if you completed and returned an absentee ballot. Please inform the election officials at your polling location that you’d like to cancel your absentee ballot and vote in person.
You can check your absentee ballot status here.

Vote In Person

June 22, 2021
Yes, in-person early voting begins on June 12th and continues until June 20th. Find your polling location here.
Find your polling location here.
For information about ranked-choice voting. Please click here.

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