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2016 Election Information

GENERAL ELECTION—TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8th
  • Register in person by Friday, October 14th
  • Register by mail: Postmarked by Friday, October 14th and received by October 19th
  • Apply for absentee ballot in person by Monday, November 7th
  • Apply for absentee ballot by mail: postmarked by Tuesday, November 1st
  • Deliver ballot in person by Tuesday, November 8th
  • Deliver ballot by mail: postmarked by Monday, November 7th and received by Saturday, November 12th

VOTER INFORMATION

VOTE 411: ELECTRONIC VOTER GUIDE
The electronic voter guide, Vote 411, has race and candidate information for your area. Check it out now! (3/9/2016)

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  • Use the QR Code (left) to reach Vote 411 on smartphones and tablets.
  • Go to www.vote411.org to enter your address and see the ballot for just your address (more still coming, too).

 


2016 Voter Guide Part I
Information on voter registration, absentee ballots, deadlines for registration, voting machines and more.

2016 Voter Guide Part II
Information on general election, candidates for US Presidential race and US Senate race.

Absentee Ballot Application NYS Voter's Bill of Rights
Federal Voting Assistance Program Polling Place Lookup
First Vote, A Guide for New Voters in NYS
Text Version
First Vote, A Guide for New Voters in NYS
English    Spanish
Military/Federal Voting Information Voter Registration Form – English
NYS Board of Elections Voter Registration Form – Spanish


YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE IN NEW YORK STATE

College Students
Text Version   Brochure
Individuals with Disabilities
Text Version   Brochure
Homeless Individuals
Text Version   Brochure
Individuals with Mental Health Disabilities
Text Version   Brochure
Individuals with Criminal Convictions and Those Detained in Jail or Prison
Text Version  Brochure


REGISTER TO BE AN ORGAN DONER
(6/22/2015)

NYAD logo In 2009, New York became the first state to include an organ and tissue donor enrollment section on voter registration forms.  Since inception, over 160,000 individuals have joined the New York State Donate Life Organ and Tissue Donor Registry via voter registration forms.  LWVNYS has joined with NY Alliance for Donation to help increase organ donor registrations through the voter registration forms. Click here for more information, and click here for the YouTube video.

Constitutional Convention Education

On November 7, 2017, voters will go into voting booths throughout New York State and, as they are every 20 years, will be faced with the Constitutionally mandated question, ”Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution and amend the same?”

news & upcoming events

NEW! League’s Annual Day at the United Nations (9/13/2016)
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Briefing Topics: Anti-Terrorism and Sexual Violence in Conflict Areas

NEW! FREE AND INDEPENDENT STATES: THE HISTORY OF THE NEW YORK STATE CONSTITUTION (9/13/2016)
Thursday, November 10, 5:30 p.m.
Cultural Education Center, 222 Madison Avenue, Albany, NY 12230  

Join Susan Arbetter, Director, News and Public Affairs at WCNY and Host of The Capitol Pressroom and pan-elists Gerald Benjamin, Associate Vice President for Regional Engagement and Director of the Benjamin Center for Public Policy Initiatives at SUNY New Paltz and Peter Galie, professor emeritus of political science at Canisius College in Buffalo for a thoughtful discussion of the history of the NYS Constitution, including its original creation and adoption – and changes since first ratified in 1777. Event is free, but RSVP via (518) 473-7091 or aptrust@nysed.gov.


LWVUS Convention, June 16-19, 2016
(6/23/2016)


2016 STUDENTS INSIDE ALBANY
(6/7/2016)

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