April 18, 2016

Know your voting rights

New York Presidential Primary – April 19, 2016 In order to vote in Tuesday’s presidential primary, you must have already fulfilled two requirements Have already registered to vote in New York by March 25, 2016 Have already enrolled with a political party by October 9, 2015 To verify your voter registration status or to find…
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REMINDER: New York has a Closed Primary – What This Means for You

Tomorrow’s New York presidential primary is a closed primary. This means that you may vote only if you have previously enrolled with the party whose primary you would like to participate in.  Only registered Democrats will be able to cast a ballot for either Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders, and only registered Republicans will be…
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April 13, 2016

Need to vote absentee? Here’s HOW

Realized you can’t make it to the polls on Election Day? It’s too late to get a vote by mail absentee ballot.  If you already have an absentee ballot and you are mailing it in, it must be postmarked by Monday, April 18th. You can still vote. Follow these directions:  In-Person Absentee Voting In person…
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How New York Awards Delegates and Superdelegates is Confusing. Here’s Help

From DNAinfo Nigel Chiwaya · DNAinfo Reporter   NEW YORK — After weeks spent watching candidates jockey for support across the Big Apple, voters in New York will head to the polls on April 19 to pick their Democratic or Republican presidential nominees. But the process of electing a president via delegates or superdelegates can seem a…
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March 31, 2016

April 19th Special Elections

In addition to the Presidential Primary taking place on April 19th, some New Yorkers will also vote to fill vacant seats in the State Assembly.  If you live in the 59th, 62nd, or 65th State Assembly District, your State Assembly seat is currently vacant.  Be sure to read up on the candidates running to fill…
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March 11, 2016

New York is a Closed Primary–What You Need to Know

Don’t forget, New York’s April 19th elections are closed primaries.  This means that in order to participate in this election, you must be a registered member of the party whose primary race you wish to participate in. Only registered Republicans may cast a vote for the Republican nominee and only registered Democrats may cast a…
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March 3, 2016

Register to Vote in New York’s Presidential Primary Elections!

New York’s Presidential Primary will take place on April 19th.  Register to vote today and make your voice heard! Applications to register by mail must be postmarked no later than March 25th and received by a Board of Elections no later than March 30th to be eligible to vote in the primary.  To request to…
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November 3, 2015

Today is Election Day!

Polls open at 6 A.M. and close at 9 P.M. Make sure to schedule voting into your plan for the day! Of course, also make sure to use Who’s On the Ballot? to get all of your voting information in one place. Check your registration status, polling location, and ballot information before you go!  …
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November 2, 2015

Tomorrow is Election Day!

 Voting isn’t just something we do every few years. For each and every election we have a civic duty to show up at the polls. Tomorrow is Election Day and let’s make sure that we show up. WhosOntheBallot is updated and ready to go with information for New York City voters. Find out your registration status, polling…
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October 27, 2015

Today is the LAST day to Apply by Mail for an Absentee Ballot for the General Election

Hello NY voters!  If you need to apply for an absentee ballot for the general election, today is the deadline to postmark your application if applying by mail.  Find the absentee application here: http://www.elections.ny.gov/VotingAbsentee.html If you can’t get it in the mail today, you still can apply in person for an absentee ballot until November 2nd.