November 5, 2014

2014 General Election Results

Preliminary results of yesterday’s General Election are in! Below are the projected outcomes of selected state-wide races as of November 6th at 4:00pm. A complete list of preliminary race results for U.S Congress, State Assembly, and State Senate seats can be found on the New York State Board of Elections results page.  Governor Candidate Party…
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November 4, 2014

TODAY is Election Day

  Be part of the civic process – cast your vote for candidates and ballot proposals today! Polls are open from 6am -9pm. Last minute questions/problems? Check out helpful election day resources, and be sure you know who’s on the ballot before you go!

November 3, 2014

Vote Tomorrow!

Tomorrow is General Election Day. Polls are open from 6am-9pm.  Remember to cast your vote for your preferred candidates and ballot proposals.  Check out who is running one more time at our home page, then find your correct polling location here.

Election Day Resources and Hotlines

  Have an unexpected problem or question on election day? Help and answers are just a call away. Here are just a few of the resources available to voters on election day:  League of Women Voters: 1-866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683) 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español) 1-866-MYVOTE1 (866-698-6831)  NY Board of Elections: 1-866-VOTE-NYC (866-868-3692)

October 27, 2014

Absentee Voting Deadline!

TOMORROW – 10/28 –  is the last day to request an Absentee Ballot by mail. All absentee applications must be postmarked no later than tomorrow, 10/28.  Applications can be downloaded at the Board of Elections website or at your local borough office.   Once received ballots must be postmarked no later than November 3, 2014 and…
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Debates this week

  Before you vote next Tuesday, learn more about the candidates who are running for office in NYC by tuning into the following debates: Tuesday 10/28 – NY 11th Congressional District In New York’s 11th Congressional District (Staten Island & parts of Brooklyn including Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Dyker Heights, and Gravesend), incumbent Republican Michael Grimm…
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October 20, 2014

Tomorrow: Proposal 1 Debate

  Join fellow NYC voters tomorrow evening, Tuesday 10/21, to learn more about Proposal 1, a ballot measure on NY redistricting.  Dick Dadey, Executive Director of Citizens Union and Susan Lerner, Executive Director of Common Cause New York will debate the merits of the proposal beginning at 6:30pm at Fordam University’s Lincoln Center Campus.  Come…
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Candidates for Governor Debate this Wednesday

Want to hear from the candidates directly before making your mind up on November 4th? Tune in this Wednesday 10/22, when current Governor Andrew Cuomo (Democrat) squares off against Rob Astorino (Republican), Howie Hawkins (Green), and Michael McDermott (Libertarian) during an hour-long debate in Buffalo.  8pm, broadcast live on NY state PBS channels, Public Radio,…
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October 1, 2014

Less than 10 days to register!

The deadline to register to vote in person in the November 4th General Election is October 10th.  Be sure to download the registration form and put it in the mail by next Friday to be sure you have your chance to vote at the ballot box. Once registered, all applications to vote by mail via absentee…
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September 24, 2014

State Ballot Proposals

Don’t forget – your favorite candidate isn’t the only thing to vote for this November 4th.  There are also a number of state ballot initiatives that will be up for a vote. These include measures on the following topics: Revising NY State’s redistricting procedure Permitting electronic distribution of State Legislative Bills Smart Schools Bond Act…
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