Primary Election Day

Voter Info | April 6, 2021

The best way to stay civically engaged and to advocate for the environment and environmental justice communities is by making sure you cast your ballot. This year New York City is voting for Mayor, Comptroller, Public Advocate, Borough Presidents, City Council, and District Attorneys in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

The deadline to register to vote in the primary election is May 28th. If you’d like to register or check your registration status, go to

The deadline to change your address is June 2nd.

If you prefer to vote in person

Early Voting will take place from June 12th through 20th. Find your early voting site here:

Primary Day is on Tuesday, June 22nd. Find your regular polling site here:

This year New Yorkers will have the opportunity to participate in ranked-choice voting. That means instead of just picking one candidate for any given position, you will rank up to your top five choices. Learn more about rank choice voting:

If you prefer to vote through an absentee ballot

All registered voters can request an absentee ballot if they’d like to vote by mail. If you are affected by COVID-19 and/or the potential of contracting the virus, please check the box for “Temporary Illness” on the application. The definition has been temporarily expanded to include “a risk of contracting or spreading a disease” such as COVID-19.

The deadline to request an absentee ballot is June 15th. You can apply online or download the application online here: 

Voting for candidates that support policies to fight climate change, protect our natural resources, and advance environmental justice is one of the most important ways that you can make a difference – even from home. We hope you’ll join us in casting your ballot for the environment this June.

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