In November, voters will have eight days before Election Day to get to the polls. It's part a voting reform bill passed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Jan. 24.
As Democrats in the state Legislature continue a rapid pace of passing legislation to start the new session, the state Senate seems poised to advance another round of election and voting reforms, including approving the use of electronic poll books to administer elections.
Polling sites. Inspectors. Electronic poll books. To implement early voting in New York, these are a few of the items on every county elections board's to-do list. But there is a bigger question: How will they pay for it?
The Let NY Vote coalition supports A2682, The Voter Friendly Ballot Act, the passage of which is among our coalition’s priorities for 2019.
The Let NY Vote coalition supports A2070 which would revise the Election Law to permit – but not require – counties to use electronic poll books instead of paper based pollbooks.
Advocates and local government leaders on Thursday continued to press the state to fund early voting in the final state budget agreement.
Election reform advocates received help from actress and activist Piper Perabo to urge Gov. Andrew Cuomo to include funding for early voting in his state budget proposal.
A package of bills intended to boost voter participation in New York was signed this morning by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. The measures, stalled for years until…
Albany should get two cheers for finally enacting early voting and taking the first step to amend our state Constitution to permit…
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Thursday to overhaul the Empire State's voting laws.