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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September 10, 2014

Primary Results and General Election Information!

Preliminary results for yesterday’s primary election are in! Winners from select races are below in italics. Original data and more primary results are available at the NY Times. GovernorAndrew Cuomo – 62.2%Zephyr Teachout – 34.3%Randy Credico – 3% Lt. GovernorKathy Hochul – 59.9%Tim Wu – 40.1%   Missed your chance to vote yesterday? The 2014…
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September 9, 2014

Vote Today!

Today is Primary Election Day! Polling locations will be open from 6:00am to 9:00pm. Use the Whosontheballot.org to find out more about who is running and where to vote. Only voters registered with a qualified political party are eligible to vote in New York primary elections.

September 8, 2014

Election Day Resources

We’re keeping a running list of voter resources for Election Day. New York City Board of Elections  voter hotline: 212-VOTE-NYC (212-868-3692) or toll free 866-VOTE-NYC. Those requiring hearing impaired services can call 212 487 5496.   New York State Hotline: 800-771-7755, or by email at civil.rights@ap.ny.gov. Hearing impaired services at 800-788-9898. Please feel free to share…
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Vote Tomorrow!

Tomorrow, September 9th is Primary Election Day! Polling locations will be open from 6:00am to 9:00pm for voters registered with a qualified political party to cast their vote.  Votes will determine who will be on the General Election Ballot for partisan races on November 4th. Make sure you check your poll site on Who’s on…
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