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In order to register to vote, you must:
Download and print the form you need below. Be sure to print all information neatly so it can be clearly understood.
Helpful Hint: Voter Registration Forms have 16 boxes, including a party choice and a signature and date line. Check to make sure you have completed 16 boxes! This form is legal sized. You may need to change your print settings to “fit to print”.
With this Registration Form, you register to vote in elections in New York State.
You can also use this Form to:
Remember: If you are a new registrant, you must register at least 10 days prior to an election to be eligible to vote in that election.
These are the deadlines for the 2023 Elections:
You may vote by absentee ballot if you will be:
If disabled or permanently ill:
If you are permanently ill or disabled, you have the right to receive an absentee ballot for each subsequent election without further application. Simply file an application with your Board of Elections containing a statement which describes the particulars of your illness or disability. The Board will review the facts stated and, if satisfied, will mark your registration record. You will then automatically receive an absentee ballot for every election until your registration is cancelled.
Absentee application may be submitted via mail, email, fax, or via the State Board of Elections Electronic Portal. Drop in applications are also accepted.
For further information regarding absentee voting, please see the Rockland County Board of Elections website at: https://rocklandgov.com/departments/board-of-elections/absentee-ballots/ or the NY State Board of Elections Absentee Ballot Portal here: https://absenteeballot.elections.ny.gov/.
There will be nine days of early voting before each election:
General Election, November 7, 2023
Rockland will have Five Early Voting Centers for the Primary Election:
1. Clarkstown Town Hall, 10 Maple Avenue, New City, New York 10956
2. Haverstraw Town Hall, 1 Rosman Road, Garnerville, New York 10923
3. Orangetown Town Hall, 26 West Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, New York 10962
4. Ramapo Town Hall, 237 Route 59, Suffern, New York 10901
5. Stony Point Community Center (RHO), 5 Club House Lane, Stony Point, New York 10980
NOTE: In Rockland County registered voters may access any early voting center.
Go to your usual poll site on November 7th if you have not yet voted early or by absentee.
Absentee Ballots: Upon receipt of your application by the Board of Elections, your right to vote in person is by affidavit only.