May 12, 2021

First Official Democratic Mayoral Primary Debate Will Be Held Thursday, May 13

The Campaign Finance Board (CFB) announced that the first Democratic mayoral primary debate of the 2021 elections will be held on Thursday, May 13, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Spectrum News NY1 is co-hosting this debate with WNYC – Gothamist, The City, Citizens Union, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and Social Work Votes (Columbia School of…
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March 8, 2021

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

Registered voters in the Democratic and Republican parties will, on June 22, 2021, be asked to participate in one of the most important primary elections in New York City’s history—with an entirely new voting system. New York City’s June primary elections will be the first major test of ranked-choice voting (RCV). Rather than voting for…
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November 2, 2020

2020 General Election: Know Your Voting Rights

General Election – November 3, 2020   Voting on Election Day Polls will be open from 6:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. In order to vote in the general election on November 3, you must have already fulfilled one requirement: Have already registered to vote in New York by October 14, 2020. To verify your voter…
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September 25, 2020

2020 General Election Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Protect your health, and the health of our democracy with expanded access to vote-by-mail in the upcoming 2020 General Election. In response to these unprecedented circumstances, 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…
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August 27, 2020

Absentee Ballot and Early Voting FAQ – 2020 General Election

Protect your health, and the health of our democracy with expanded access to vote-by-mail in the upcoming 2020 General Election. In response to these unprecedented circumstances, 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…
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June 22, 2020

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 23 New York primary elections:   GENERAL QUESTIONS: How…
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May 18, 2020

Updated FAQ on the June 23 New York Elections

In response to these unprecedented circumstances, 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 upcoming June 23…
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May 6, 2020

FAQ on the June 23 New York Elections

FAQ on the June 23 New York Elections   I’ve heard that New York’s primary was canceled. Are there still elections happening on June 23? Yes, elections are happening on June 23! The primary elections previously planned for Congress, state Assembly, and state Senate will be held. In addition, there will be primary elections for…
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April 30, 2020

June 23 Primary Updates

What You Need to Know: Democratic Presidential Primary Cancelled Congressional and Legislative Primaries will Proceed as Scheduled Everyone is eligible for a mail-in absentee ballot. The New York State Board of Elections has canceled the June 23rd Democratic presidential primary. Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued an Executive Order canceling all special elections scheduled for June 23, including special elections in the state assembly and…
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April 13, 2020

Absentee Voting for All New Yorkers on June 23

All New Yorkers Can Choose to Vote Absentee on June 23 Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued an Executive Order that allows all New Yorkers to vote by absentee ballot for the June 23 elections, to prevent long lines at the polls that could put people at risk of being exposed to COVID-19. “[...] due to…
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