Columbia VOTES!

Get Ready to VOTE!

The NYC Presidential Primary is coming up on Tuesday, April 2, 2024. Early voting for this election cycle begins on March 23 and ends on March 31.

Photo courtesy of NYC Votes. See the full election calendar.

Below, find all the important information you need to know to make your voice heard in this election, including information on early voting, absentee ballots, and polling places.

More resources are available at Columbia Votes.

General Election November 8.

Where Do I Find Who and What is on My Ballot?

Use this helpful guide* from the School of International and Public Affairs,, to search your address and find  issues and persons on the ballot. *Updates for 2024 pending.

You can also consult the NYC Votes Ballot Guide for information on candidates and issues.

Need an absentee ballot in New York?

Saturday, March 23, 2024 is the last day to apply for an absentee ballot. Note: The USPS recommends that voters mail in their completed ballots at least one week prior to their state’s deadline. Apply Now!

Early Voting in NYC

Early Voting in New York City will take place from March 23-March 31. Columbia University is proud to serve as an Early Voting location on the Manhattanville (The Forum) and CUIMC (Russ Berrie Center) campuses. Find Your NYC Polling Location.

General Voting Resources

League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters works to register voters, provide voters with election information through voter guides as well as candidate forums and debates.


TurboVote provides election reminders, help with voter registration and voting by mail throughout the US. uses technology to simplify political engagement, increase voter turnout, and strengthen American democracy.

Federal Elections Commission

The FEC was created to promote confidence and participation in the democratic process.