To vote Nov. 4 in Congressional, state, and local elections
, voters must register this week. Mail-in voter registration forms must be postmarked by midnight, Oct. 10, and received by a board of elections office no later than Oct. 15 to be valid for the upcoming general election. The voter registration form can be downloaded at www.elections.ny.gov
. Alternatively, any New Yorker with an established account at the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles, may register online at their MyDMV site. One can also register or find forms at most state and federal government offices. Residents who have moved to a new county within the state must re-register from their new address. Those who are currently registered and have moved to a new address in the same county should notify their county board of elections in writing of their move no later than October 15. Anyone unsure whether they are registered, or wish to verify their current address, may look-up their status www.elections.ny.gov.