New York State Capitol building

Know Your Rights

Learn how to exercise your voting rights and access disability-related accommodations and language assistance at the polls.
Election Day
Voting Rights

You have the right to vote privately and independently. 


You have the right to an accessible polling place and accessible voting machines.

Poll Lines

You have the right to vote if you are in line when polls close.

Meeting Voter Access Needs
The New York State Board of Elections is committed to providing exemplary assistance to all voters, including those with access needs. Any voter who requests assistance is entitled to receive it, regardless of the reason.

Enhancing & Strengthening Voting Processes

New York State Election Law