Election Day is November 3rd this year.

Here are some helpful links to get you ready to vote in the upcoming election!

 

 

Helpful Websites:

http://whosontheballot.org/

https://www.vote411.org/

NCIL Voter Registration Toolkit

Available in PDF, Word, and plain text formats

Link to general information on requesting an absentee ballot:

https://www.elections.ny.gov/VotingAbsentee.html
 

For New York State residents outside of New York City, the link to request a paper absentee ballot online is:

https://absenteeballot.elections.ny.gov/


For New York State residents inNew York City, the link to request a paper absentee ballot online is:

https://nycabsentee.com/

 

Articles on Voting Issues

1-City Board Of Elections Launches Tracking System So Absentee Ballots Don't Get Lost In The Void - Gothamist

https://gothamist.com/news/city-boe-launches-tracking-system-so-absentee-ballots-dont-get-lost-void

2-DOE: Schools Will Be Used as Poll Sites on Election Day

https://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2020/09/02/could-schools-be-nixed-as-poll-sites-this-november-

3-Manhattan elected officials push for ballot drop boxes across New York state - amNewYork

https://www.amny.com/elections/manhattan-elected-officials-push-for-ballot-drop-boxes-across-new-york-state/

4-Plain facts about vote-by-mail: It doesn’t advantage either party

https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-plain-facts-about-vote-by-mail-20200831-k4khbbxdf5ampne5ezf6spavwy-story.html

5-New Voting Machines Could Help With Early Voting But Undermine Ranked-Choice Voting

https://www.gothamgazette.com/city/9718-city-can-use-existing-machines-for-ranked-choice-voting-report-says?mc_cid=6e4323476a&mc_eid=3eb441a677

 

Remember, there's still time to respond to the Census. As of now, approximately 80 percent of New Yorkers have completed the Census — but we need everyone to respond. You can respond by mail, by phone at 844-330-2020 or online at https://my2020census.gov. Spread the word and let's Get Counted, NY.  

 

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