WENY News - Election Day: Get Ready to Cast Your Ballot

Election Day: Get Ready to Cast Your Ballot

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HORSEHEADS, NY (WENY) -- Voters across the country will soon be casting their ballots for the 2018 midterm elections.

In both New York and Pennsylvania, statewide races include Governor, House, Senate and Assembly seats. Voters will also be naming congressional representatives, and seats in a number of local races.

Polling locations open Tueadsy at 6:00 a.m. and will remain open through 9:00 p.m.

If you're a first-time voter here's what you need to know:

New York 
If you've voted in New York before, you don't need to provide ID to vote.
If you're a first-time voter who registered by mail, and didn't provide a copy of your ID with your registration, you may need to show ID to vote. Acceptable forms include: a current and valid photo ID; or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address.
Voters without ID: If you are unable to provide ID, you will be able to vote an affidavit ballot.

VOTING PROBLEM TO REPORT?
New York's Office of the Attorney General has set up a hotline for voters, dedicated to fielding voting concerns. That number is (800) 771-7755.

Pennsylvania
If you've voted at your polling place before, you don't need to show ID to vote.
If you're a first-time voter, or if you moved within Pennsylvania and are voting for the first time at a new polling place, you must show ID to vote. Acceptable forms include: Pennsylvania driver's license or PennDOT ID card; ID issued by Pennsylvania or the US government; US passport; US military ID; student ID; employee ID; a confirmation issued by the County Voter Registration Office; non-photo ID issued by Pennsylvania or the US government; firearm permit; or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or a government check that includes your name and address.
Voters without ID: If you are unable to provide ID, you will be able to vote a provisional ballot

VOTING PROBLEM TO REPORT?
The Department of State operates a hotline to field concerns about voting and the voting process. That number is (877) 868-3772.
 

Polling locations can be found here:

New York

Pennsylvania

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