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ALBANY — Friday is the deadline to register to vote in next month’s general election, according to the state Board of Elections.

Voter registration forms can be completed and submitted at local boards of elections and state agency offices until 5 p.m. Friday.

Registration forms can also be submitted online if the person completing the application has an identification issued by the state Department of Motor Vehicles.. Forms can also be submitted through the mail. 

Forms sent by mail must be postmarked by 12 a.m. Friday and received by a board of elections by Oct. 13 for a registrant to qualify to vote in the Nov. 2 election.

Residents are encouraged to contact their local board of elections or look at the state Board of Elections website for information for ballot information. This year’s general election includes five statewide constitutional amendments.  

Voter registration forms can be found at U.S. Post Offices, public libraries or downloaded from the state’s elections website
DMV ID holders can register online at Most state and government offices distribute voter registration forms or allow residents to register to vote in-person.  

If residents wish to check if they’re registered, verify their current address or would like to find out where to vote, more information can be found at