Due to the Suffolk County cyberattack, many websites and resources are not currently available, including the Suffolk County Board of Elections. The information provided below is from nonpartisan election organizations.
English and Spanish Absentee Ballot Applications and Voter Registration forms are available at the Adult Reference Desk.
Registration can be done in person, online, or by mail (mail must be postmarked by October 14).
How to Register: https://www.elections.ny.gov/VotingRegister.html
Have you moved? Update your address with the DMV in person, by mail, or online: https://dmv.ny.gov/more-info/electronic-voter-registration-application
If you do not have a New York driver’s license you can use the paper form to update your registration.
Absentee ballots must be postmarked by Election Day and must reach the board of elections no more than 7 days after the election. You may drop off your absentee ballot in person on Election Day.
Absentee Voting and Eligibility: https://www.vote411.org/new-york#absentee-ballot-process
Find early voting poll site locations and hours near you: https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov
Apply for an absentee ballot at your local county board of elections.
Suffolk County Board of Elections information (link is temporary and subject to change due to the cyber attack. Please contact to verify hours before going): https://suffolkcountyny.gov/#elections
Address: 700 Yaphank Ave, Yaphank, NY 11980
Find your poll site and its hours: https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov
Absentee ballots must be postmarked, returned to the County Board of Elections by 9 p.m, or returned to any poll site in your county by 9 p.m.
*Due to a new law in New York State, if you request an absentee ballot and wish to vote in person instead, you will be asked to vote a provisional that will only be counted if your absentee ballot never gets sent in. https://www.vote411.org/new-york#absentee-ballot-process
Offices include NY Governor, NY Attorney General, U.S. Senate, U.S. House Representatives, and more.
New York Proposal 1, the Environmental Bond Measure. If passed, the Proposal would issue the $4.20 billion in general bond obligations to projects that are classified as climate change mitigation, flood risk reduction, water infrastructure, and land conservation and recreation.
For a sample ballot that includes candidates based on your location, as well as an overview and analysis of the Proposal, try Ballotpedia: https://ballotpedia.org or Vote411: https://www.vote411.org/new-york
2022 Redistricting Maps: https://latfor.state.ny.us/maps
Campus Vote Project: https://www.campusvoteproject.org/stateguides/new-york
League of Women Voters of Brookhaven: https://www.lwv.org/local-leagues/lwv-brookhaven
New York State Board of Elections: https://www.elections.ny.gov
Official NY election website: www.elections.ny.gov