People of the nation’s largest city will decide in November whether innovative and controversial system will be used for primaries and special elections.
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New York State Democrats continue to make dramatic reforms to state law following their successful election in 2018. Today, they’re focusing their attention on a new issue: automatic voter registration.
State Senate held a hearing how NY can join 15 other states and implement automatic voter registration. Advocates said it could result in 2 million more.
Democrats in the state Senate are taking another step towards making it easier for New Yorkers to vote after passing a series of sweeping voter reforms.
An analysis from three advocacy groups shows New York City’s plan for early voting in 2020 national elections is grossly inadequate .
A new museum opening at Statue of Liberty gives visitors another opportunity to explore history and the impact the iconic structure has had on the world.
The city’s Board of Elections posted its voting rolls to its website, allowing anyone to access people’s home addresses and party affiliation.
The 2019 City Charter Commission issued its preliminary staff report Tuesday, with recommendations for revisions to the city charter.
The purpose of the new law is to incentivize candidates to seek small donations rather than chase big checks from lobbyists and special interests.
The problem with elections in New York is not that we have too many people seeking elective office — as evidenced in the lack of competing candidates.