Dear Neighbor, The US presidential election is in 56 days. That’s soon. Here’s what you need to know to get your voting plan together:  It takes five minutes to register to vote: The deadline is Oct. 9.  The scoop on absentee ballots How: You can request an absentee ballot here, email your request to or call 866-VOTE-NYC. Absentee ballot requests must be completed by Oct. 27, or Nov. 2 if filing in person, but as with all things voting, the earlier the better.  When: The Board of Elections will begin sending out absentee ballots on Sept. 18 on a rolling basis. You must send in your absentee ballot … Continue reading