Election Season is officially underway and no matter where you stand on the issues or which candidate you'll be voting for (we won't touch that here), you'll need to be registered to vote. Not registered in Binghamton, yet? Don't fret - the following is a comprehensive guide to registering and getting prepared to fulfill your civic duty.

Registration Information

One easy way to register is by printing and submitting a voter registration form found online! You can simply print a  Voter Registration Form (courtesy of gobroomecounty.com) fill it out, make sure you sign it, and mail it to:  Broome County Board of Elections, PO Box 1766, Binghamton, NY 13902.

You also can pick registration forms up at any post office, or call the Board of Elections at 607.778.2172 and request a form be mailed.

If you'd rather register in person, here is a list of government agencies that accept in-person registrations:

  • Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services
  • City Universities of New York (CUNY)
  • Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Commission on Quality of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities
  • Department of Health - WIC Program
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of Social Services
  • Department of State
  • Division of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Military Recruiting Offices
  • Office for the Aging
  • Office of Mental Health
  • Office For People With Developmental Disabilities
  • State Universities of New York (SUNY)
  • Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Workers’ Compensation Board

In Binghamton, specifically, these locations will be easily accessible and accept in-person registration:


Polls are open 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.


Friday, October 12, 2012 - For the 2012 General Election.


There are numerous polling locations across Broome County to place your vote on election day.