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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September 1, 2022

Upcoming Deadlines for the 11/8 General Election

We are still waiting for the NYC Board of Elections to certify the candidate list for the upcoming General Election on November 8, 2022. The list is required to be released 32 days before the election, but is sometimes published earlier. For now, we wanted to make sure you knew of all upcoming deadlines and…
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June 27, 2022

Election Protection for the 2022 June Primary!

Election Protection Election protection is the place you can call/email/text to report voting rights violations and is an additional resource to answer election-related questions and address any problems experienced by voters. There are a handful of hotlines and email addresses where information like this can be reported. Our Vote Phone: ENGLISH  866-OUR-VOTE 866-687-8683 SPANISH/ENGLISH  888-VE-Y-VOTA…
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June 19, 2022

New York City Bar Association Rates Candidates for the 2022 June Primary

The New York City Bar Association has completed evaluations of the following candidates who are running in contested primary elections on June 28 for Civil Court and Surrogate’s Court. The review was conducted by the Association’s Committee on the Judiciary. The Association’s review of those candidates who are not running in contested primary elections remains…
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June 10, 2022

New Yorkers will vote in 2 primaries this year — here’s what you need to know!

New York voters will be casting primary ballots in two primary elections this year. The first primary is on Tuesday, June 28th, and determines party candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State Assembly, Judges, and Party Positions. The second primary is on August 23rd and it will determine candidates for U.S. House of Representatives and New…
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October 22, 2021

New York to Vote on 5 Ballot Proposals on November 2nd

On Election Day, November 2nd, New Yorkers will be voting for our next mayor and other important elective officeholders. We will also be voting on five state constitutional amendments, which will appear on your ballot as proposals.  If passed by a simple majority, the proposition will immediately take effect on January 1, 2022 and become…
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