KCC Votes

Kingsborough Community College is committed to ensuring that our students are engaged and informed politically. Our democratic system relies on participation from all citizens. You can refer to this webpage for information about registering to vote and voting and please check the webpages for the Office of Student Life and the Student Union and Intercultural Center​ for events and activities throughout the year about political and voter engagement.


KCC Votes Contacts:
Helen-Margaret Nasser, Director, Student Union and Intercultural Center, hnasser@kbcc.cuny.edu
Vivian D'Andrade, Assistant Director, Office of Student Life​, Vivian.D'andrade@kbcc.cuny.edu


Register to Vote:
https://www.ny.gov/services/register-vote
You are eligible to register to vote if: 

  • Be a United States citizen;
  • Be 18 years old by December 31 of the year in which you file this form (note: you must be 18 years old by the date of the general, primary or other election in which you want to vote);
  • Be a resident of this state and the county, city or village for at least 30 days before the election;
  • Not be in prison or on parole for a felony conviction (unless parolee pardoned or restored rights of citizenship);
  • Not be adjudged mentally incompetent by a court;
  • Not claim the right to vote elsewhere.

To register online, you will need:

  • NYS driver license, permit, or non-driver ID card
  • ZIP Code currently on record with the DMV
  • Social security number

Confirm your Voter Registration and Polling Site:
https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov/ ​

Know Before you Go - See what's on the ballot:
Learn more about what will be on your ballot by visiting https://ballotpedia.org/Sample_Ballot_Lookup

Request an absentee ballot: 
https://vote.nyc/page/absentee-voting 

Contact information for the county board of elections: 
https://vote.nyc/page/contact-us

Track your ballot:
https://nycabsentee.com/tracking


Important Note about Election Protection: 
If you are experiencing difficulties at your polls site (long lines, being turned away, being told you aren't in the system, etc.) or if you have any questions or concerns about voting (either absentee or in-person) in 2020, the Election Protection Hotline (866-OUR-VOTE) is here to support you. Specializing in making sure your rights as a voter are being protected, the election experts at the Election Protection Hotline are available via old fashioned phone and texting, the chat function on their website, TwitterFacebook, or WhatsApp -- all in multiple language options.


Election Day Know Your Rights PSA in multiple languages
YouTube links here: 
i.English: https://bit.ly/37li2a9
ii.Spanish: https://bit.ly/3o5wKIi
iii.Arabic: https://bit.ly/3dHNLU5
iv.Urdu: https://bit.ly/3kdHbr6
v.Bengali: https://bit.ly/31hVOCj
vi.French: https://bit.ly/2TaLeZn
vii.Korean: https://bit.ly/3dELVDD
viii.Polish: https://bit.ly/3kevRL8
ix.Mandarin: https://bit.ly/3m1wd8r
x.Cantonese: https://bit.ly/34csu20
xi.Russian: https://bit.ly/35buvKV
xii.Haitian Creole: https://bit.ly/2Hhk6p0