With the 2020 General Election fast approaching, don’t miss these deadlines to register to vote, request an absentee ballot and more.

New York State

Registration: The deadline was Oct. 9. Click here to check your registration status.

Absentee ballots: Gov. Andrew Cuomo says absentee ballots can be dropped off at 300+ Board of Elections offices statewide. To request an absentee ballot by mail, applications must be postmarked by Oct. 27. To request a ballot in person, applications must be submitted by Nov. 2.

Return ballots must be postmarked or dropped off by close of polls on Nov. 3. Click here to request a ballot.

Early voting: Voters can hit the polls before Election Day between Oct. 24 and Nov. 1. Hours and locations vary. Click here to find your state polling site or here for New York City locations and hours.

New York City has partnered with Curb to offer $5 off yellow and green cabs during the Early Voting period, using the code “vote early.”

Election Day: Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. statewide. Click here to find your state polling site or here for a sample ballot.

New York City also partnered with Citi Bike to offer 50% rides up to $10 from 4 a.m. to 11 p.m. on  Election Day, using the code “2020 Vote.”

New Jersey

Registration: The deadline was Oct. 13. Click here to check your registration status.

Absentee ballots: Gov. Phil Murphy says absentee ballots will be mailed to every registered voter in the state. Return ballots must be postmarked or dropped off by close of polls on Nov. 3. Click here for more information.

Election Day: Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. statewide. Click here to find your state polling site or here for a sample ballot.

Connecticut

Registration: The deadline to register in advance was Oct. 27. Connecticut also allows in-person registrations on Election Day. Click here to check your registration status.

Absentee ballots: Ballots are due by close of polls on Nov. 3. Click here to request a ballot.

Election Day: Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. statewide. Click here to find your state polling site or here for a sample ballot.