Oneida County, New York Elections


Registering is the first step to voting. You can check your registration status, update your registration, or register for the first time using the resources below.

How to Register or Update Your Registration

Who Can Register to Vote?

Requirements for registering to vote in Oneida County:

  • You’re a U.S. citizen
  • You live in Oneida County
  • You’ll be at least 18 years old before or on election day
  • You’re not in prison or on parole for a felony
  • A court has not found you to be mentally incompetent

When Should I Update My Registration?

You’ll need to update your registration when:

  • You move
  • You change your name
  • You change your political party preference
  • You haven’t voted in the past four years

The process to update your registration is the same as the process to register for the first time. You can update your registration online or by mail.

Deadline to Register or Update Your Registration

In New York, the deadline to register to vote is 10 days before election day.

How Can I Cancel My Registration?

You can cancel your voter registration in New York State by completing a Voter Registration Cancellation Form and mailing the original signed copy to our office.

How Can I Report a Deceased Voter?

Family members of a deceased voter can complete a Report a Deceased Voter Form to report the death. The original, signed copy of this form should be mailed to our office.