Register to Vote

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CUNY VOTES is a comprehensive, non-partisan initiative whose mission is to promote student voter registration, voter participation and voter awareness through campus based activities, external partnerships and University-wide campaigns.

Students can register to vote on CUNYfirst.

  • Voter Registration Deadline for State and Federal Primaries: May 29

  • Absentee Ballot Application Request Deadline: June 16

  • State and Federal Primary Election Day: June 23

  • National Voter Registration Day: September 22

  • Voter Registration Deadline for General Election: October 9

  • General Election Day: November 3

Voter registration information and application forms are also available at the website for the State Board of Elections of the State of New York at