Deadline to Change Party Affiliation in New York State has changed

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Fake news claim: A recent post viral on Social media claims that the deadline to change your party voting towards your party affiliation has changed from October 2019 to Feb 14, 2020.

If you live in New York and you like Bernie, make sure you are registered as a Democrat before February 14th so you can vote for him in the Primaries! #ILikeBernie #ANobodyForBernie

   

Reminder that Feb 14 is NYS deadline for switching party affiliations in time to vote in 2020 primary. Can't vote in Dem primary unless you're a registered Dem! Create change on your block & enroll folks - join @newkingsdems blank voter challenge! Sign up: http://tinyurl.com/blankvoters

ATTN: NEW YORK STATE

THIS FRIDAY IS THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE

YOU CANNOT VOTE IN THE PRIMARY UNLESS YOU REGISTER AS A DEMOCRAT

YOU CANNOT VOTE FOR BERNIE UNLESS YOU DO THIS

PLEASE CHECK TO MAKE SURE YOU'RE REGISTERED OR DO IT NOW!!!https://www.ny.gov/services/register-vote …

Facts Check Verdict: True

News Verification: Yes it is true that the orginal date was Oct 2019 and this has been changed to February 14, 2029. As per elections.ny.gov,

Voter Registration Deadlines

April 28, 2020 Presidential Primary Deadlines

MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3))
Application must be postmarked no later than April 3, 2020 and received by a board of elections no later than April 8, 2020 to be eligible to vote in the Primary.

IN-PERSON REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Sections 5-210, 5-211, 5-212)
You may register at your local board of elections or any state agency participating in the National Voter Registration Act, on any business day throughout the year but, to be eligible to vote in the State and Local Primary, your application must be received no later than April 3, 2020

CHANGE OF ADDRESS (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-208(3))
Notices of change of address from registered voters received by April 8, 2020, by a county board of elections must be processed and entered in the records in time for the Primary.

CHANGE OF ENROLLMENT (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-304(3))
An application to change one’s party enrollment for any primary election in 2020 must be received by the board of elections no later than February 14, 2020.

June 23, 2020, Primary Deadlines

MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3))
The application must be postmarked no later than May 29, 2020, and received by a board of elections no later than June 3, 2020, to be eligible to vote in the Primary.

IN-PERSON REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Sections 5-210, 5-211, 5-212)
You may register at your local board of elections or any state agency participating in the National Voter Registration Act, on any business day throughout the year but, to be eligible to vote in the State and Local Primary, your application must be received no later than May 29, 2020

CHANGE OF ADDRESS (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-208(3))
Notices of change of address from registered voters received by June 3, 2020, by a county board of elections must be processed and entered in the records in time for the Primary.

CHANGE OF ENROLLMENT (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-304(3))
An application to change one’s party enrollment for any primary election in 2020 must be received by the board of elections no later than February 14, 2020.

 

Board of Elections

MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3)) Application must be postmarked no later than April 3, 2020 and received by a board of elections no later than April 8, 2020 to be eligible to vote in the Primary. IN PERSON REGISTRATION (N.Y.

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