Last Day to Register in New York

Friday, October 14, is the last day to register to vote in New York State.

So if you haven’t done it, go out, and do it now. NOW. 

You can do it online here.

Or if you want to enjoy some good food, while you do your last-minute registration, check out the hashtag #NoshtheVote.

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And if you already fulfilled your civic duty by registering, you can win some cool prizes by reminding your friends to do the same.

Just go to VotePlzand use their referral link to remind people.

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Watch President Obama’s Call to Register

Democrat or Republican, Clinton or Trump, decisions over decisions – but only if you are able to make them.

So, President Barack Obama teamed up with BuzzFeed to encourage voters to register. With a fun video that might hint at a Hollywood career once Obama leaves office. Check it out.

Warning: The video contains spoilers for Game of Thrones.

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How to Vote in the New York Primary: Everything You Need to Know

496px-Your_Vote_Counts_BadgeAt this point, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump seem like the inevitable front-runners. That doesn’t mean that the race is over, though. And it definitely doesn’t mean that you should stay home and watch TV instead of voting in the primary.

New York is worth 95 delegates for the Republicans and 291 for the Democrats, which makes it one of the most important states number-wise. And then there is the added factor that three of the candidates are from the Big Apple (Clinton, Trump and Sanders), which makes a potential local bonus harder to predict. So it’s time to brush up on all you need to know about voting in the New York primary.

And those of you, who plan on not registering to avoid jury duty, know this: Jurors aren’t only drawn from voter registration rolls, but also from lists of taxpayers and licensed drivers. So don’t give up your right to vote, just because you think it might get you out of jury duty.

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