HomeRegional StatewideHochul Signs Law Increasing Mail-in Voting AccessHochul Signs Law Increasing Mail-in Voting AccessMon, September 25, 2023 by News Staff SHARE NOW Photo by mohamed_hassan from PxHere Governor Kathy Hochul last week signed into law a measure to make it easier for voters to access mail-in voting. The New York Early Mail Voter Act allows all registered voters to request a mail-in ballot up to 10 days before Election Day. The ballots, which will come with postage-paid return envelopes, must be mailed back by Election Day and received by the local boards of elections no later than seven days after voting occurs. Hochul said it will make voting easier for average working New Yorkers. Get the top stories on your radio 24/7 on Finger Lakes News Radio 96.3 and 1590, WAUB and 106.3 and 1240, WGVA, and on Finger Lakes Country, 96.1/96.9/101.9/1570 WFLR.