Voter information

CUNY VOTES is a comprehensive, non-partisan initiative whose mission is to promote student voter registration, voter participation and voter awareness through campus based activities, external partnerships and University-wide campaigns.

In the midst of COVID-19, stay safe, stay home, and register to vote online through DMV with a State issued ID and apply for an absentee ballot online.  If online is not an option, you can access these forms under the Register to Vote heading on this site.

Important dates:

  • Register to Vote in Primary Election Deadline:  May 28, 2021
  • Absentee Ballot Application Deadline:  June 15, 2021
  • Primary Election:  June 22, 2021

2021 NYC mayoral election information:

To learn more about the upcoming 2021 NYC mayoral election, check out ElectNYC, a nonpartisan public education campaign designed as a one-stop shop for New Yorkers to find out which candidates are running, the role of different elected offices, and learn about the new ranked choice voting system for electing candidates.


Resources on voting and elections: