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Voting and Election Guide

Guide to the U.S. electoral system with a focus on upcoming elections and how to register and vote.

Adelphi Votes

The link below will take you to Adelphi Votes, an Adelphi website that contains a wide range of information pertaining to the election, including registration and voting. 

Who Can Vote?

According to the New York Board of Elections, to be eligible to vote, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a United States citizen;
  • Be 18 years old by December 31 of the year in which you file this form (note: you must be 18 years old by the date of the general, primary or other election in which you want to vote);
  • Live at your present address at least 30 days before an election;
  • Not be in prison or on parole for a felony conviction and;
  • Not be adjudged mentally incompetent by a court;
  • Not claim the right to vote elsewhere.

How to Register

Even if you meet all of the requirements, you can't vote unless you are officially registered. Click on the links below to learn how and when to register.