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 by Nov. 3 and received by Nov. 10. 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.

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 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 mailed by Nov. 3 or delivered in person by 3 p.m. on Nov. 2. 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: Must be completed online by Oct. 27. Connecticut does allow in-person registrations on Election Day. Click here to check your registration status.

Absentee ballots: Applications must be received by Nov. 2, and ballots are due 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.