Where and how do I vote in the General Election?

In Rensselaer County, you have several options.

You can request an absentee ballot via the NYS online portal , printing and filling out the application to mail in,

or by appearing in person at the Rensselaer County Board of Elections.

For further information, visit Absentee Voting – Rensselaer County (rensco.com). 

Not yet registered to vote?

The deadline to register is October 8, 2021.

Registration Resources: 

Rensselaer County Board of Elections Registration Details

New York State Voter Registration Form

Formulario de registro de votantes del estado de Nueva York

Register to vote online with NYS DMV

Polls are open from 6:00 AM-9:00PM on Election Day.

During Early Voting, times will vary. Please be sure to check back for more details are they become available.


To learn about where to vote, please read the information below. 

Am I registered to vote?

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Where do I vote in Rensselaer County on Election Day? (November 2, 2021)

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