First obtain a new Registration form by one of the methods listed below and select the party enrollment of your choice.
1. Download this Registration form (Please note form must be printed on Legal-size paper (8.5X14 Inch Paper) so all information is printed. A 2. Go Online and complete (quickest method) 3. Stop at your local Library or Post office for a form 4. Call our office at 315-366-2231 or stop into our office
(Please note we need you to complete theentire form) SecondSubmit the form to the Board of Elections either in person, by mail. We can not accept fax, email or scanned copies as we need an original signature to process this form. If you use the Online method- you're all set.
Feb 14th - the Board of Elections must receive before the February 14 cut-off.
All party changes received February 15th thru June 30 will be held and not processed. Party changes are held February 15th thru June 30th due to Primary Elections being held in June.
On or after June 30 all party enrollment changes that were held from February 15 will be changed. All registered voters with a party enrollment change will receive a new card in the mail once the enrollment change is effective.
NYS Election Law 5-304 (see below) prevents voters from strategically changing parties with the sole intention of adversely affecting outcomes in a party’s primary election. This law has been upheld by state and federal courts.