Vote in the November General Election
About this process
Poll Site Interpretation Services
The NYC Civic Engagement Commission (CEC) provides language interpretation services in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin), French, Haitian Creole, Italian, Korean, Polish, Russian, Urdu, and Yiddish at select poll sites.
For the upcoming November General Election, the CEC will provide interpretation services on Saturday, November 4th and on Sunday November 5th for Early voting and on Election Day, Tuesday, November 7th.
*Yiddish interpretation services for Early Voting poll sites will begin on Friday, November 3rd.
Please note your early voting location may be different from your election day poll site location, and your poll site might have changed since you last voted.The CEC's poll site interpretation services supplement but do not replace nor duplicate the NYC Board of Elections' interpretation services.
You have the right to vote in your language.
You may bring an interpreter to the voting booth. It can be a friend, family member or poll worker. It can't be your employer or union representative. This November, NYC will vote on candidates for local offices including City Council, District Attorney (Bronx, Queens, Staten Island), Civil Court, and more. To learn more, visit DemocracyNYC.
Watch this public service announcement in 13 languages: Arabic | العربية, Bengali | বাঙালি, Chinese (Mandarin) | 简化字, Chinese (Cantonese) | 正體字, French | français, Haitian Creole | kreyòl ayisyen, Italian | Italiano, Korean | 한국어, Polish | Polskie, Russian | русский, Spanish | Español, Urdu | اردو, Yiddish | יידיש
The CEC's poll site interpretation services supplement but do not replace nor duplicate the NYC Board of Elections' interpretation services.
The NYC Board of Elections currently provides language assistance in the following counties and languages:
- New York: Spanish, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin)
- Kings: Spanish, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin)
- Queens: Spanish, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin), Korean, Bengali, Hindi, and Punjabi
- Bronx: Spanish
- Richmond: Spanish
General Election Important Dates
Monday, October 23th, 2023
Absentee Ballot request deadline (online or by mail) Request your absentee ballot (External link).
Saturday, October 28th, 2023
Voter Registration Deadline. Register to Vote (External link).
Saturday, October 28th, 2023 - November 5, 2023
Monday, November 6th, 2023
Absentee ballot request deadline (in-person).
Tuesday, November 7th, 2023
Deadline to postmark or drop off your absentee ballot at a poll site.