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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March 28, 2020

New York Presidential Primary Postponed

Due to concerns over Coronavirus (COVID-19), Governor Andrew Cuomo has postponed the New York State Presidential Primary Election that was scheduled for April 28, 2020. The new election date is Tuesday, June 23, 2020 – which is also the scheduled date for the New York state legislative and congressional primaries. WhosOntheBallot will continue monitoring the situation and provide…
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March 19, 2020

The Census Has Arrived!

I know you are used to hearing from us about elections but responding to the Census is also a critically important part of your civic responsibility in New York City. Check your mailbox! On March 13th, homes across the country began to receive their first invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. With so many…
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March 16, 2020

Special Election for Queens Borough President Postponed

Due to concerns over Coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor de Blasio postponed the Special Election for Queens Borough President which was scheduled for Tuesday, March 24th to fill the vacancy left by Melinda Katz.  At this time, we do not have information on when the special election will be rescheduled or if the upcoming Presidential Primary on April 28th will also be affected. WhosOntheBallot will continue…
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January 28, 2020

2020 Presidential Debate Calendar

Democrats are currently planning to hold six more primary debates in 2020. While President Trump also has Republican challengers, there are no Republican primary debates scheduled. The Democratic primary debate schedule is currently as follows: Wednesday, Feb. 19 – Las VegasNinth Democratic primary debateWill be co-hosted by NBC News, MSNBC and The Nevada Independent. Tuesday,…
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October 25, 2019

Early Voting Comes to New York! October 26 to November 3!

Voting is about to get easier for New Yorkers. One of the key reforms adopted this year by the Legislature is the provision for early voting across the state.  New Yorkers now have the option to vote early in person from Saturday October 26th, 2019 to Sunday November 3rd 2019 —  with two weekends and…
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October 15, 2019

Citizens Union Announces Positions On Ballot Proposals For 2019 General Election

**Good Government Group, Citizens Union, Supports Ranked Choice Voting, Increasing Oversight of NYPD, Modifications to the City Budget, and Changes to Land Use Review; Opposes Proposed Changes to Ethics Rules** New York, N.Y. (October 7, 2019) – Citizens Union Board Chair Randy Mastro and Executive Director Betsy Gotbaum today announced Citizens Union’s recommendations on five proposals…
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October 14, 2019

NYC Has Submitted Five Ballot Proposals for Your Approval for this General Election!

On November 5, 2019, New Yorkers from all five boroughs will have the opportunity to vote on five ballot initiatives proposed by the NYC Charter Revision Commission. The New York City Charter is the City’s constitution, creating the framework for our government. The following ballot proposals allow voters like you to decide how our City should run. A more…
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May 31, 2019

TODAY, May 31st, is the Last Day to Register to Vote for the June 25th Primary!

The Primary Election will be held on June 25, 2019. 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 Primary Election.  Check your voter registration status, ensure that it contains the correct information, and register if you have not already done so….
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