New York State Voter Information

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Dutchess Community College understands the importance of voting and is committed to ensuring that eligible community members have the opportunity to vote.

To vote in the November 2021 election, you must have registered by October 8.

  • Complete and submit forms by October 8.

  • Be a U.S. citizen

  • Be 18 years old by the date of the primary, general or other election

  • Live at your present address at least 30 days before an election

  • Not be in jail or on parole for a felony conviction

  • Not claim the right to vote elsewhere

You may print the registration form by downloading a Voter Registration Form (English) or a Voter Registration Form (Spanish). (You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print the voter registration form. You may download the Adobe program, free, from the Adobe website.)

Or, you may pick up a voter registration form by visiting any county board of elections, post office, or department of motor vehicles, or by calling the Dutchess County Board of Elections at (845) 486-2473.

For more information, contact the Dutchess County Board of Elections at (845) 486-2473 or visit their website. You can find more detailed contact information about Dutchess County's board here.

Check the list of Dutchess County polling places here to see where you can vote.