How to vote for Bernie Sanders in New York

New York has closed primaries

New Yorkers must register as democrat to vote for Bernie!

Register By

April 8 (2020)

Not a democrat? New York has a special deadline for changing affiliation: Fri, February 28

Primary On

April 28 (2020)

New York Primary: Tue, April 28

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!

New York does not have online registration, but you can fill out a registration form to print and mail in.

Register as a democrat now!

In New York, you must be affiliated as a democrat by Fri, February 28, which is before the registration deadline!

You must be registered by Wed, April 8.

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

Go Vote!

Vote on Tuesday, April 28th 2020 from 6:00AM – 9:00PM.
Find your polling place here:

Id Requirement

Registered New York voters do not need to show ID at the polls to vote.
However, sometimes poll workers are confused and will ask for ID for voting.
First time voters may also need to bring ID to the polls.

Voter Workplace Protection

Time off is required as much time at beginning or end of shift as will give employee time to vote, when combined with non-work time, two hours paid.
Not required if employee has four consecutive non-work hours available at beginning or end of shift while polls are open.
2 – 10 days notice required.
More info on work laws here:

Early Voting

Vote Early in New York! New Yorkers can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on April 28 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!

Early voting in New York begins April 8 and ends on April 26.

4/27/20 Last day to apply in person for absentee ballot.

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

Will you help Bernie win?

"I've said it since day one: I can't do it alone." - Bernie Sanders

This grassroots campaign depends on grassroots supporters like you! Sign up as a volunteer with the official campaign to find opportunities to help the campaign directly.

Bernie wants 1,000,000 volunteers, and it's up to us to make that happen.

Volunteer for Bernie

Bernie continues to fund his campaign from small donations from people like us. Show your support by donating to the campaign!

Donate to the Bernie Sanders Campaign

Bernie needs you in New York!

If you are registered to vote but are undeclared/unaffiliated you may change your affiliation 25 days before the primary, which would be Friday, April 3rd, 2020.

Check out the official NY 2020 Elections Calendar here!

Check out the NY Voter Guide here!