Voter registration deadline nears

The Dutchess County Board of Elections is reminding all county residents to register to vote in the general elections on Nov. 5.

Those wanting to register in person must do so no later than Fri., Oct. 11 at the Board of Elections, 47 Cannon St., Poughkeepsie. The Board of Elections is open from 9am until 5pm Monday-Friday.

Mail-in voter registration forms must be postmarked by Oct. 11 for the upcoming election. Residents who are currently registered but have moved to a new address within the county should notify the Board of Elections in writing of their move. The New York State voter registration form can be used by movers as well as new voters.

Requests for registration forms may also be made by calling (845) 486-2473 or downloading registration form at

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