1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Election
  4. Article 5: Registration and Enrollment of Voters
  5. Title 1: General Provisions


Section 5-102 Qualifications of voters; age and residence

Election (ELN)

1. No person shall be qualified to register for and vote at any election unless he is a citizen of the United States and is or will be, on the day of such election, eighteen years of age or over, and a resident of this state and of the county, city or village for a minimum of thirty days next preceding such election.

  2. The provisions herein with respect to a durational residency requirement for purposes of qualifying to vote shall not prohibit United States citizens otherwise qualified, from voting for president and vice president of the United States.