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Elections

General Voter Information

The Suffolk County Board of Elections provides helpful links with information on voter registration and absentee voting. Update your voter registration here

The New York State League of Women Voters' website also contains a wealth of information not just about voter registration issues, but analysis and commentary on propositions.

2018 Election Calendar--Important Upcoming Dates

FEDERAL PRIMARY DAY ELECTION: JUNE 26
  • June 1 last day to postmark voter registration form or to register in person to vote in primary
  • June 19 last day to postmark application for absentee ballot for primary election
  • June 25 last day to apply in person for primary absentee ballot
  • June 25 last day to postmark absentee ballot for primary
  • June 26 last day to deliver absentee ballot in person to County BOE

STATE AND LOCAL PRIMARY DAY ELECTION: SEPTEMBER 13

 PLEASE NOTE-THE PRIMARY HAS BEEN MOVED TO THURSDAY

  • Aug. 19 last day to postmark voter registration form  or to register in person to vote in primary
  • Sept. 6 last day to postmark application for absentee ballot for primary election
  • Sept. 12 last day to apply in person for primary absentee ballot
  • Sept. 12 last day to postmark absentee ballot for primary
  • Sept 13  last day to deliver absentee ballot in person to County BOE  GENERAL ELECTION DAY: NOV. 6
  • Oct. 12 last day to postmark voter registration form or register in person at BOE
  • Oct. 12   last day to change party enrollment for 2018 primaries
  • Oct. 30 last day to postmark application for absentee ballot
  • Nov 5 last day to apply in person for absentee ballot
  • Nov. 5 last day to postmark ballot for general election
  • Nov. 6 last day to deliver absentee ballot in person to BOE

Electronic Ballot Information Including Candidates and Profiles

Board of Elections Political Calendar

A Note About Absentee Applications and Ballots

Application forms for absentee ballots may be downloaded from the New York State Board of Elections

Once an application is received and approved by the local Board of Elections, you will be sent an absentee ballot, usually within two weeks of either the primary election or the general election whichever is applicable.

Absentee ballot applications may also be found at any U. S. Post Office, public library, Department of Motor Vehicles office or by contacting LWVSI.

Mail or deliver applications/ballots to: Suffolk County BOE: PO Box 700 Yaphank Avenue, Yaphank, NY 11980 631 852 4500

Information About Judicial Candidates

NYS Judicial Candidate Voter Guide

The non-partisan Judicial Candidate Voter Guide is designed to help you make a more informed decision on Election Day. It includes descriptions of elective judicial offices throughout the state. The Guide also provides a list of judicial candidates on the ballot in each county based on information provided by the state and county boards of election.