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Early Voting FAQ


 What is Early Voting?

A: Early voting is a nine (9) day period where voters can vote in-person before an election.


 Who can vote early?

A: All registered voters can vote early.


 When can I vote early?

A: Early Voting dates are listed above. Hours vary so please check the Suffolk County Board of Elections website at https://suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/BOE/Early-Voting-Sites Primary Election and
https://suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/BOE/Early-Voting-Sites General Election
or call 631-852-4500 for times.


 Where can I vote early?

A: For the General Election you may vote in an early voting center in Suffolk County at any one of 26 locations. See a list of the 2022 General Election early voting sites here.

Primary Day Early Voting sites may differ. See a list of 2022 Primary Day early voting sites here.


 How will I vote during early voting?

A: Voting during early voting is the same as voting on Election Day. When you get to the early voting center, you will check in to vote, receive your ballot and vote as any other election.

There will be instructions available at the early voting centers to familiarize you with the ballot. There will also be a notice to voter and bill of rights. You may ask an election inspector to explain how to vote, or if you need any assistance.

If you vote during the early voting period, you are not eligible to vote on Election Day.
If you vote during the early voting period, you are not eligible to vote by absentee ballot.


 When will early voting results be posted?

A: Early voting votes will be canvassed and reported after 9pm on the night of an election, and the unofficial results will be posted on the Suffolk County Board of Elections website that night.

Suffolk County Government

H. Lee Dennison Bldg

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Riverhead County Center

County Road 51
Riverhead, NY 11901