Elections and Registering to Vote
Hope Community would like to remind our residents and the East Harlem community to make sure they are registered to vote and to vote in NYC & NYS elections. Your vote matters and has a direct impact on your daily life, job opportunities, schools, your children’s future and more.
Below we have listed voter registration resources, where to vote, important upcoming election dates, and more.
Important Upcoming Dates
- NYC Primary Election voting from June 12 – June 21, 2021
- The deadline to register to vote is Friday, May 28, 2021.
- The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot (postmarked by) – Tuesday, June 15, 2020.
- The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot (in person) – Monday, June 21, 2021.
- The deadline to postmark or deliver in person absentee ballot – Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Register to Vote
If you have never registered to vote New York State residents can do so up to 30 days prior to an election. It is very important to take part in your civic duty to cast your vote as it matters and is very important to your future.
Learn more here:
Learn how to register to vote today
Can’t make it to the polls on election day?
New York State now allows for early voting. This allows residents of New York State to vote over several days prior to local, statewide, and federal elections.
Learn more here:
Why Voting Matters?
Voting matters and if you’re over 18 you should register to vote and learn about the candidates running for office looking to represent you in East Harlem in NYC & NYS government, as Mayor of NYC, as governor of NYS and Lieutenant governor , county and district attorneys, judges, and president of the United States.
Please see below for other Census resources:
Why You Should Vote
5 Reasons Why You Should Vote!
Why Young Voters Should Vote
9 Reasons We Need Young Voters More Than Ever