How to vote for Bernie Sanders in New York

New York has closed primaries

New Yorkers must register as democrat to vote for Bernie!

How to participate in New York primaries:

Register By

May 31 (Friday)

Primary On

April 19 (2020)

New York Primary: Sun, April 19

It's still very early in the election season, and dates often change. Please sign up below for Voter Alerts in New York and we'll send you an email if the dates change!

New York Voter Information

Get Registered

New York has closed primaries — New Yorkers must register as democrat to vote for Bernie!

Register as a democrat now!

In New York, you must be affiliated as a democrat by October 11, 2019, which is before the registration deadline!

You must be registered by May 31, 2019.

Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.

Id Requirement

Only first time voters need a photo ID. You must provide 1 acceptable form of photo ID, meaning a government-issued Photo ID.  If you cannot provide a photo ID you must provide 2 forms of sufficient ID without a photograph, that bear the name and address.

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Voter Workplace Protection

Time off work for voting: As many hours at beginning or end of shift as will give employee enough time to vote when combined with non-work time. Employer may decide when hours are taken.

Time off not required if: Employee has 4 consecutive nonwork hours at beginning or end of shift when polls are open.

Time off is paid: Yes (up to 2 hours).

Employee must request leave in advance: Not more than 10 or less than 2 working days before election.

Find out more about NY’s Election Law

College Students

If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!

Military/Overseas Voters

If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote for Bernie.

More Information

If you have any questions about voting in New York you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.

Find local Bernie supporters and get help from /r/NewYorkForSanders

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