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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April 4, 2019

NYC Participatory Budgeting Vote Week is March 30th – April 7th

This year, 32 NYC Council Members across the city are engaging their constituents in Participatory Budgeting New York City (PBNYC) and are asking residents to decide how to spend at least $35 million in capital funding. Community members can vote on capital projects like improvements to schools, parks, libraries, public housing, and other public or community spaces….
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February 25, 2019

Special Election for Public Advocate TOMORROW, 2/26!

The Special Election for the New York City Public Advocate will be held on TOMORROW, Tuesday, February 26, 2019. All registered voters may participate. The polls will be open from 6am to 9pm. To confirm your polling location and to get links to candidate websites and social media pages, enter your address into WhosOnTheBallot. For…
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