March 19, 2024

NY Presidential Primary 2024 Important Dates

Registering to Vote Only voters who are already registered to a political party can vote in the Presidential Primary. See if you are already registered and with which political party at WhosOntheBallot.org.Saturday, March 23 is the last day voter registration applications can be received by your Board of Elections by mail or in-person. If you have…
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October 17, 2023

NY General Election 2023 Important Dates

October 11, 2023

2023 Statewide Ballot Proposals

Two constitutional amendments are on the 2023 ballot: The removal of small city school districts from special constitutional debt limitation Extending sewage project debt exclusion from the debt limit   The first is a statewide proposal to amend the State Constitution to remove the current debt limitation on small city school districts. This amendment removes…
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How to Vote by Absentee Ballot in the General Election

You are qualified to vote by absentee ballot if you will be: Absent from your county or- if a resident of New York City, absent from the five boroughs- on Election Day. Unable to appear at the polls due to temporary or permanent illness or disability. Unable to appear because you are the primary care…
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Early Voting Starts on Saturday, October 28th!

Early Voting for the June Primary will begin on Saturday, October 28 and run until Sunday, November 5. To find your early voting and/or Election Day polling location, CLICK HERE. Your early voting site may be different from your Election Day poll site, so make sure to check before you go. Hours vary by day, so please plan ahead….
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June 12, 2023

Election Day FAQ

WhosOntheBallot.org has partnered with the Mayor’s DemocracyNYC Initiative and the NYC Votes/Campaign Finance Board, who have convened a consortium of community-based organizations, good government groups, and advocates to get the word out about voting safely to the hardest-hit communities. Together, we developed a FAQ for the June 27 New York primary elections:   GENERAL QUESTIONS: How…
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Early Voting Starts on Saturday, June 17th!

Early Voting for the June Primary will begin on Saturday, June 17 and run until Sunday, June 25. To find your early voting and/or Election Day polling location, CLICK HERE. Your early voting site may be different from your Election Day poll site, so make sure to check before you go. Hours vary by day, so please…
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June 9, 2023

“Ranked-Choice Voting: Coming to a Ballot Box Near You” CityLand Article by Ester Fuchs and Nicholas Stabile

New York City’s June 27, 2023 primary elections will be the second major test of ranked-choice voting (RCV). Rather than voting for one favored candidate to win the party nomination, voters will be asked to rank up to five candidates on the ballot in order of preference. On March 8, 2021, WhosOntheBallot Director Ester Fuchs…
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October 14, 2022

Today is the Last Day to Register to Vote in the November 8 General Election

The NYC General Election will be held on November 8, 2022. If you are not registered to vote in New York (check here if you’re not sure), today is the last day to register to vote in the General Election.  Check your voter registration status, ensure that it contains the correct information, and register if you have not already done…
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September 29, 2022

November 8 General Election Ballot Proposals

This Election Day, New Yorkers will not only be voting for candidates, but will also vote on four ballot proposals. Three of the proposals are city proposals to create a statement of values and vision for the government, establish a racial equity office, and define how the cost of living is calculated. The fourth is…
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