HelpContact UsFOILSite Map

Custom Navigation

Living in Tompkins County linkLearning in Tompkins County linkVisiting Tompkins County linkBusiness in Tompkins County linkTompkins County Government link

You are here:

You are here

> BOE How Do I Register?

How Do I Register?

 To obtain a voter registration form:


1.Go to MY DMV To Register to vote online (Must have a NYS Driver's License or Non Drivers ID Card);
2. Print a voter registration form pdf from the web; fill it out; sign and date it; then either mail it to us or bring it to our office at 128 E. Buffalo St., Ithaca, NY. You must have Adobe Acrobat on your computer to see this file. If you get a blank screen, click "refresh." Also, disabling anti-popup software may help. Be sure to click on the printer icon in the Adobe toolbar, not the browser toolbar;

3. Call 274-5521 to request a form be sent to you; OR Stop by our office at 128 E. Buffalo Street, Ithaca, NY 14850  

Note: You cannot register to vote via e-mail, or Fax.

How do I Register to vote?.pdf  (also used to submit party enrollment change)

Military or Federal Voter Registration Form  (also used to submit Military or Federal party enrollment change)


1.   "WHO CAN VOTE?"

Who can Register to Vote?

You must be a registered voter in order to vote in the general or primary elections. To register, you must be a United States citizen, be 18 years old by the date of the election you want to vote, live at your present address for at least 30 days before a election, and not claim the right to vote elsewhere. You may not register or vote if you have been convicted of afelony and: you are currently incarcerated; or you are under parole supervision.

Convicted felons can register if:


• You have been convicted of a felony but have been pardoned.
• Your maximum sentence of imprisonment has expired.
• You have been discharged from parole.
• You have been convicted but have not been sentenced to imprisonment or if the sentence of imprisonment has been suspended.
• You finished your maximum sentence and are currently serving probation.