Key Dates for Absentee Voting

  • Mid-May: Absentee ballot applications mailed to all eligible voters – check your mailbox!
  • Friday, May 29: Deadline to register to vote online, in person, or via mail
  • Tuesday, June 16: Last day to send in your absentee ballot application via mail, email or fax
  • Monday, June 22: Deadline to postmark absentee ballots
  • If you want to vote in person, Early Voting at polling sites is Saturday, June 13 through Sunday, June 21. 
  • Election Day is Tuesday, June 23. 

Requesting an Absentee Ballot

Tuesday, June 16: Last day to request an absentee ballot.

You can request a ballot online here: https://www2.monroecounty.gov/elections-absentee-form

  • Download English absentee ballot application here
  • Descargue la solicitud para un papeleta de voto ausente aquí

Due to COVID-19, all voters will receive a ballot application in the mail. This application must be returned by June 16. Be sure to use blue or black ink and check “temporary illness” in box 1. Mail the form back by June 16th.

For up-to-date information, visit: https://www.elections.ny.gov/votingabsentee.html 


Voting Absentee

Once you’ve received your absentee ballot, fill it out using blue or black ink and mail it to the following address:

Monroe County Board of Elections 
39 Main St. West
Rochester, NY 14614 
Phone: 585-753-1550 

Remember, Monday, June 22: Deadline to postmark absentee ballots


Register to Vote

Friday, May 29: Deadline to register to vote online, in person, or via mail

If you have a valid ID from the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, you can register to vote online.

Register to vote today.

To register to vote, download the application, complete the form, sign it, and mail it to the following address:

39 Main St. West
Rochester, NY 14614 
Phone: 585-753-1550 

Confirm your voter registration status online here.


Early Voting

Early voting is available from Saturday, June 13 to Sunday, June 21. To find your polling location, please visit the poll site locator. Due to COVID-19, polling sites may change. Be sure to confirm your polling location before heading out to vote.


Election Day

Polls are open from 6 AM – 9 PM. To find your polling location, please visit the poll site locator. Due to COVID-19, polling sites may change. Be sure to confirm your polling location before heading out to vote.