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Preparations are underway in Suffolk County, Long Island, to make sure voters understand their options ahead of the November 3 election. 

N.Y. Voters Can Now Request Absentee Ballots Online

Sep 2, 2020
Matt Rourke / AP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that voters can now request an absentee ballot online.

Katrina McKelvin of New London, Conn. on Aug. 6, 2020 deposits her absentee ballot for the Aug. 11 primary in a special box that has been set up outside the New London City Hall.
Susan Haigh / Associated Press

Connecticut’s Secretary of the State plans to mail absentee ballot applications to all 2 million registered voters by the end of the month.

Darren McGee / Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he will likely sign a bill passed by lawmakers to authorize COVID-19 as a reason to request an absentee ballot.

Lizette Haenel / WNYC

Governor Cuomo is giving the green light to enact more election reforms after problems with the June primary.