The sudden spur of legislative action confirms an old political adage that seemed to elude state houses across the country for far too long.
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Recently passed NY election laws this year could cost $45 million statewide to implement and there’s no extra funding in the proposed budget to cover it.
New York State’s preeminent nonpartisan good government group released a report today outlining the cost to the State of recently passed election reforms.
Policy analysis of the potential impact and cost of small donor matching funds for New York State elections with key findings from top experts.
The 2019 NYC Charter Commission, tasked with revising and updating the city’s laws, is considering implementing RCV in citywide municipal elections.
The state Senate seems poised to advance another round of voting reforms, including approving the use of electronic poll books to administer elections.
NYC’s Participatory Budgeting program is the second oldest in the USA and it’s by far the largest, with it affecting the lives of four million residents.
Local elections officials say it’s a bit overwhelming to consider all the changes that have to take place to implement New York’s new voting laws.
Demos applauds NY lawmakers for passing historic overhaul of state’s outdated voting laws, and legislation to increase transparency around corporate donors.
The legislation in the New York State legislature contains multiple voting reforms, including early voting, and would close the LLC loophole.