Participate by exercising your right to vote!

Willie the Wildcat lifting weights that say political powerDaemen encourages all members of the university community to exercise their right to vote! That’s why we’ve created “Get Civically Fit at Daemen,” a collaborative initiative co-sponsored by the departments of History & Political Science, Athletics, Institutional Advancement, and Student Affairs.

Check out the information and resources below.

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Registering to Vote

In order to vote you must: 

  • be a United States citizen;
  • be 18 years old by December 31 of the year in which you file this form (note: you must be 18 years old by the date of the general, primary or other election in which you want to vote); 
  • live at your present address at least 30 days before an election; 
  • not be in prison or on parole for a felony conviction; 
  • not be adjudged mentally incompetent by a court;
  • not claim the right to vote elsewhere (or vote elsewhere).
Confirm Your Information

You can look up your voter registration information with the New York Board of Elections.

Register to Vote

New York Voter Registration forms are always available through the New York State Board of Elections online in English and Spanish.

Register Through the DMV

Alternatively, you may register to vote through the DMV website if you have an account (i.e. drivers license or automobile registration). You may also register in person at the Erie County Board of Elections on 134 West Eagle St. in Buffalo or at any Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

Options for Voting

For voters outside of New York State, you can find information on the voter registration, absentee voting, and voting options here: