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2020 Elections (as of May 1, 2020)

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Thanks to Craig Newmark Philanthropies for supporting the League’s work on educating voters. 

  • Presidential Primary: June 23rd
  • Special Elections for 12th Assembly District, 31st Assembly District, 136th Assembly District, and 50th Senate District: Cancelled
  • Special Election for 27th Congressional District: June 23rd
  • Congressional, State Legislative and Local  Primaries: June 23rd
  • School Board Elections: June 9 by mail only
  • Village, Town Elections originally scheduled for March, April, May or June: September 15

HOW DO I VOTE BY ABSENTEE BALLOT? FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
FOR 2020 JUNE ELECTION (Updated 5/1/2020)

VIDEO ON HOW TO VOTE VIA ABSENTEE  IN NEW YORK STATE

ABSENTEE VOTING INFORMATION FOR ALL COUNTIES IN NEW YORK STATE
Click here to find the address, phone number, email address, hours of operation, and absentee ballot procedures for your county.

DATES, DEADLINES, FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND MORE ON 2020 ELECTIONS

POSTPONEMENT OF APRIL PRIMARY AND ELECTIONS: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (3/31/2020)

The State League is monitoring all proposals that affect the upcoming elections and will keep the public informed as to changes in dates, deadlines, absentee ballot availability, etc. Check back here as details emerge.

Updated 2020 Political Calendar (April 7, 2020)

2020 Updated Political Calendar

Congressional, State, and Local Primaries, June 23, 2020

EARLY VOTING JUNE 13 - 21

  • May 29 is the last day to register in person or to postmark your voter registration form
  • June 16 is the last day to postmark application for absentee ballot by mail
  • June 22 is the last day to apply in person at board of elections for absentee ballot
  • June 22 is the last day to postmark absentee ballot
  • June 23 is the last day to deliver absentee ballot in person at board of elections

New Texting Program

Text VoteNY to 474747 and receive up-to-date notices on changes for the June elections from the League.

Vote411
VOTE411.org
Find the races and candidates on your specific ballot at www.vote411.org.

COVID-19 Voting and Government

League Communication

 

STATE NEWS FOR LOCAL LEAGUES


VALIANT WOMEN OF THE VOTE
 
(5/20/2020)

2020 COUNCIL

REPORTS & NEWSLETTERS