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VOTER REGISTRATION

Under the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993, the Office of AccessABILITY is an Agency-Based Registration Site, where students are offered the opportunity to become registered voters. Applications are available in Room E1214. For more information please visit the State Board of Elections home page at www.elections.state.ny.us/voting.html.


Get Paid for Serving Your Community –
Be Part of the Electoral Process!


To ensure voters are comfortable and confident while voting, the Board of Elections is enlisting your support, and encourages you to become a poll worker on Primary Day or Election Day. In addition, the Board is also recruiting bilingual residents fluent in Spanish, Chinese or Korean to serve as paid interpreters on these days.

To become a poll worker, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be a registered voter residing in New York City
  • Be a registered member of the Democratic or Republican Party
  • Successfully complete the poll worker training program and pass the exam
  • Be willing to travel within your borough to your assigned poll site
  • Be able to work on Primary Day and/or Election Day

To become an interpreter, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be a resident of New York City
  • Be fluent in English and the identified language
  • Successfully complete the interpreter training program and pass exam
  • Be willing to travel within your borough to your assigned poll site
  • Be able to work on Primary Day and/or Election Day

To apply to be a poll worker or interpreter, follow these easy steps:

  1. Visit www.vote.nyc.ny.us to download an application or call 866-VOTE-NYC (866-868-3692), TTY 212-487-5496 for an application
  2. Read the requirements carefully
  3. Complete the application
  4. Return it to the Board of Elections office in the borough of your residence.

To learn more about poll worker opportunities, watch the recent NY1 piece entitled Board Of Elections Trains Poll Workers In Astoria. You will learn about poll worker positions, and to hear about the importance of these positions from applicants and Board staff!

For more information regarding upcoming poll worker training sessions or interpreter opportunities, call (866)-VOTE-NYC, (866) 868-3692, TTY 212-487-5496; or visit www.vote.nyc.ny.us or www.facebook.com/votethenewwayny.

 


contact us

e: AccessABILITY@hunter.cuny.edu
t: 212.772.4857  |  f: 212.650.3449  |  vrs: 646.755.3129
Room 1214B, East Building, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065