N.Y. Election Law Section 11-104
Registration and application for special presidential ballot


a. A person who, pursuant to the provisions of this title, is qualified to vote for president and vice president of the United States may apply to the board of elections of his county of residence next preceding the place of his current residence for a special ballot for president and vice president. Such applications must be mailed to such board of elections not later than the seventh day before the election or delivered to such board not later than the day of such election.


Insofar as the provisions of this chapter providing for voting in person or by absentee ballot do not conflict with any provision of this section, such provisions apply to a person authorized to vote under this article. In the case of any such conflict, the provision of this section shall prevail and such other provision of this chapter shall not apply.


a. A form of application for a special ballot under this section shall be furnished by the board of elections to the applicant who shall request such form within the time prescribed therefor. In addition, application forms shall be supplied to the applicant’s spouse, parent or child, a person residing with the applicant as a member of his household, or the applicant’s duly authorized agent.


The board of elections shall mail a special presidential ballot to every qualified voter otherwise eligible for such a ballot, who requests such a special presidential ballot from such board of elections in a letter, which is signed by the voter and received by the board of elections not earlier than the thirtieth day nor later than the seventh day before the election and which states the address where the voter is registered and the address to which the voter has moved and the date of such move. The board of elections shall enclose with such ballot a form of application for special presidential ballot.


The application shall be made and signed by the applicant at the places thereon provided for such purpose and he shall set forth therein all of the facts required to establish his qualifications to register and vote under this article.


The form for use under subdivision one of this section shall be of a distinctive color and in the form prescribed by the state board of elections.

Source: Section 11-104 — Registration and application for special presidential ballot, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ELN/11-104 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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