News Flash

City of White Plains News

Posted on: August 21, 2020

The 2020 General Election is Around the Corner!

Vote 2

The 2020 General Election is Around the Corner!

The 2020 General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3rd. Registered voters will be able to vote for President as well as their Congressperson, and their State Senate and Assembly Members.

We know that many residents remain concerned about voting due to the lingering presence of the Coronavirus in our area. It’s important to know that there are voting options available to you.


  • The deadline to register to vote in the November 3rd General Election is October 9th
  • A new State law permits any registered voter to request a mail-in (absentee) ballot if they cannot show up at a polling location because of the risk of contracting or spreading an illness. Absentee ballot applications can be requested now. Once you fill out the application you can submit it online, in person, or by mail. The Board of Elections will start mailing the actual ballots in early October. These ballots will be counted as long as they are postmarked by Election Day. Mail-in voting may be a good option for you if you wish to completely avoid the contact with other people and equipment that is part of in-person voting. Contact the Westchester County Board of Elections to request an absentee ballot.
  • You can print your absentee ballot request from here. In section 1, check the box for “temporary illness or physical disability,” and in section 2, check the box for “General Election”.
  • You can return your absentee ballot request form by:
    • Sending an email request to BOE-WestAbsentee@westchestergov.com;
    • Sending a fax request to (914) 995-7753 or (914) 995-3190; or
    • Dropping it off in person or mailing it to the Westchester County Board of Elections, 25 Quarropas Street, White Plains, NY 10601
  • All completed absentee ballots can be dropped off at any of these locations:  
    • The Board of Elections office located at 25 Quarropas St, White Plains, NY 10601
    • any early voting poll site from Saturday, Oct. 24 through Sunday, Nov. 1
    • any Nov. 3 Election Day poll site
  • New York State will once again offer Early Voting prior to Election Day. For the 2020 General Election, Early Voting will be held from October 24th through November 1st. This in-person option may be a good one for you if your schedule is such that voting on Election Day is difficult and/or if you wish to minimize contact as well as the lines and wait times anticipated on Election Day. 
  • The early voting location for White Plains is the Westchester County Board of Elections, located at 25 Quarropas Street. 
  • NOTE: For early voting ONLY, you can vote at any early voting location in the County. See list of locations: https://citizenparticipation.westchestergov.com/voting/early-voting-2020
  • Early Voting Times:
    • Wednesday, Oct. 28: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Thursday, Oct. 29: Noon - 9 p.m.
    • Friday, Oct. 30: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Saturday, Oct. 31: Noon - 6 p.m.
    • Sunday, Nov. 1: Noon - 6 p.m.
  • Accessible Voting. Voters who need to use an accessible voting machine do not need to call ahead or make a reservation to use these machines. The machines will be available at all polling locations both during the early voting period and on Election Day. All a voter needs to do is let a poll worker know they want to use the accessible machine when they check in.  

We’ll continue to provide voting information to residents as we get closer to Election Day!

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City of White Plains News

CWP seal

Special Meeting

Posted on: April 9, 2021
CWP seal

Design Review Board

Posted on: April 8, 2021
CWP seal

Common Council Meeting

Posted on: March 31, 2021
Message

Announcement

Posted on: March 30, 2021
CWP seal

Special Meeting

Posted on: March 29, 2021
vaccinate new york logo

COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Expanded

Posted on: March 29, 2021
CWP seal

Special Meeting

Posted on: March 22, 2021
CITY SEAL - HIGH RES

Special Meeting

Posted on: March 9, 2021
CWP seal

Design Review Board

Posted on: March 8, 2021
CWP seal

Special Meeting

Posted on: February 18, 2021
CITY SEAL - HIGH RES

Westchester County Vaccine Allocation

Posted on: February 9, 2021
CWP seal

Design Review Board

Posted on: February 7, 2021
Ebersole Ice Rink Winter Break 2021 FROSty removed

Ebersole Ice Rink Winter-Break Schedule

Posted on: February 3, 2021
CWP seal

Common Council Meeting

Posted on: January 29, 2021
CWP seal

Special Meeting

Posted on: January 22, 2021
COVID19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine Information UPDATE

Posted on: January 11, 2021
Seal - gold and blue

Common Council Meeting

Posted on: December 31, 2020
Tis the season to be safe

'Tis the Season To Be Safe

Posted on: December 28, 2020
Winter storm watch dec 16 added info regarding wp residents wp registration

Winter Storm Warning - Info for Residents

Posted on: December 16, 2020
water main flushing red hydrant

Water Main Flushing, November 6th, 2020

Posted on: November 5, 2020
Veterans Day honoring all those who serve

City of White Plains Recognizes Veterans

Posted on: November 4, 2020
Halloween

NYS Halloween Guidance

Posted on: October 23, 2020
Police Reform Flyer - English

White Plains Police Reform Committee

Posted on: October 19, 2020
LSHV

Westchester Eviction Prevention Hotline

Posted on: October 8, 2020
Sun Image

Summer 2020 @ White Plains Recreation

Posted on: September 3, 2020
WP Complete Count Committee Census Logo

Final Weeks for the 2020 Census!

Posted on: September 3, 2020
CWP seal

Water Main Break - Update 8/11/20

Posted on: August 11, 2020
White Plains Public Library

Library Open Today

Posted on: August 11, 2020
Altice-horz-logo

Altice Statement for Residents

Posted on: August 11, 2020
CWP seal

Water Main Break - Update 6:30 PM

Posted on: August 10, 2020
CWP seal

Water Main Break - 5:00 PM

Posted on: August 10, 2020
nygov-logo

NYS COVID Rental Assistance Program

Posted on: July 17, 2020
Seal - gold and blue

Transportation Commission Meeting

Posted on: July 10, 2020
Playgrounds open

White Plains Playgrounds Now Open!

Posted on: June 24, 2020
Seal - gold and blue

Special Meeting

Posted on: June 20, 2020
Seal - gold and blue

Transportation Commission Meeting

Posted on: June 12, 2020
Library Logo

White Plains Library Update

Posted on: May 28, 2020
CITY SEAL - HIGH RES

Find A COVID-19 Testing Site

Posted on: May 26, 2020
Vote

Voting in the June 23rd Primary

Posted on: April 21, 2020
Tennis

Tennis Update

Posted on: May 15, 2020
Seal - gold and blue

Use of Leaf Blowers

Posted on: May 15, 2020
nygov-logo

Contact Tracers Needed

Posted on: May 7, 2020
Bicycle

Bicycle Sundays Return!

Posted on: May 1, 2020