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New York residents understand ballot procedures amidst political landscape

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August 18, 2009

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Three citywide offices, including the position of mayor and five borough presidencies are open to public vote in the next general election, and many unaware New York residents are beginning to pick up on the petition procedures for candidates on the ballot

What may complicate the process is the fact that New York State still requires candidates for elected positions to file petitions with voter signatures in order to be up for election on the ballot. In addition, the petitions must meet the standards of many other requirements so signatures may be deemed valid.

Candidates have until mid August to turn in the petitions in order to be eligible to be on the primary ballot.[1]

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