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League Will Pitch In on Voter Registration Day

Thu, 09/14/2023 - 11:02

The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island, and the North Fork will mark National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday with voter information tables from Montauk to Westhampton Beach on the South Fork, as well as on Shelter Island and the North Fork.

The league will distribute voter registration forms, absentee ballot applications, the dates of its October candidate debates for County Legislature and town supervisor and town board offices, fliers with the 27 Suffolk County early voting sites, dates, and times, and other election information.

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., tables will be stationed at One Stop Market in East Hampton, Schiavoni’s Market in Sag Harbor, and at post offices in Amagansett, East Hampton, and Bridgehampton. A table will be at the Riverhead Library from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

From noon to 2 p.m., league officials will be at tables outside King Kullen and the Dollar Store in Hampton Bays. They will set up a table at the Shelter Island Library from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

From 3 to 5 p.m., tables will be stationed outside the Montauk Post Office, the Rogers Memorial Library and the Stop and Shop in Southampton, and the Westhampton Free Library in Westhampton Beach.

Early voting happens from Oct. 28 to Nov. 5. In East Hampton Town, the site is the Windmill Village housing complex at 219 Accabonac Road in East Hampton. For Southampton Town, it’s the Stony Brook Southampton Student Center at 39 Tuckahoe Road.

Shelter Island Town’s early site is the recreation center at 1 Bateman Road. In Southold Town, it will be the recreation center at 970 Peconic Lane in Peconic. In Riverhead Town, the American Legion Post at 89 Hubbard Avenue is the place.

The Suffolk County Board of Elections’ mail-in deadline for receipt of voter registration forms is Oct. 28. The mail-in or online deadline for the board of elections to receive an absentee ballot application is Oct. 23, and the deadline for the return of absentee ballots to poll sites or by mail is Nov. 7, Election Day.

Voters who are issued an absentee ballot cannot vote in person on a voting machine during early voting or on Election Day, and may only vote by affidavit ballot at a poll site.

Voter registration forms are available at the New York State Board of Elections website, The league can be reached at 631-324-4637.

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