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Do you want to learn how to use New York City's electronic voting system?

In compliance with federal and state law, New York City voters now vote using a paper ballot. They mark their choices on a paper ballot using a pen or ballot marking device, and insert their marked ballot into a scanner. The scanner then tabulates the votes after the polls close on Election Day. This poll site voting system provides a verifiable paper record and allows all voters, including voters with disabilities, to vote privately and independently at their poll site.

Learning Centers

Visit a Learning Center at your local Board of Elections Office to have a hands-on experience voting using a paper ballot. Trained staff will be available to guide you through voting on a paper ballot, using the scanner and using the ballot marking device.

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Become a Poll Worker

If you are interested in becoming a poll-worker, please visit

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