The general election has arrived, with early voting kicking off Saturday, Oct. 28 and running every day until Sunday, Nov. 5.

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 7.

Anyone eligible to vote can vote early, though your early voting polling place may differ from the one assigned to you for Election Day.

If you requested an absentee ballot but want to vote in-person, you will have to fill out an affidavit ballot. Absentee ballots can also be dropped off at early voting sites while polls are open.

Confirm your voting location by visiting the New York City Board of Elections website at

Here are early voting times at all polling locations:

  • Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 29, 2023 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct. 30, 2023 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023 - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023 - 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023 - 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 3, 2023 - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 5, 2023 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

New York City voters will head to the polls to make their choices for City Council, district attorneys for Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island, district leaders and more. 

NY1’s voter guide is also a great source to see what’s on your ballot and for background on each candidate and their stances on the top issues facing New Yorkers.

Am I eligible to vote in the 2023 general election? What do I need to vote? Can I take time off work to vote? For answers to these questions and more, read NY1’s "What you need to know before you vote" FAQ.

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