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There are several special elections scheduled in 2013 for the state of [[New York]].
 
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::''See also: [[New York state legislative special elections, 2013]]
 
::''See also: [[New York state legislative special elections, 2013]]
There is one special election scheduled for the state of [[New York]] in 2013.<br><br>
 
 
'''State House District 86'''<br>
 
'''State House District 86'''<br>
Rep. [[Nelson Castro]] (D) resigned on April 8, 2013 following his role in the [[Nelson Castro#2013 bribery scandal|bribery scandal]] that saw fellow Assemblyman [[Eric Stevenson]] (D) charged. Gov. [[Andrew Cuomo]] called for an election concurrent with municipal elections on November 6. An open primary will take place on September 10. A filing deadline has not yet been set.<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/cuomo-opts-special-election-bronx-assembly-seat-article-1.1328033 ''nydailynews.com'', "Gov. Cuomo opts against special election for open Bronx Assembly seat," April 26, 2013]</ref>
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Rep. [[Nelson Castro]] (D) resigned on April 8, 2013 following his role in the [[Nelson Castro#2013 bribery scandal|bribery scandal]] that saw fellow Assemblyman [[Eric Stevenson]] (D) charged. Gov. [[Andrew Cuomo]] called for an election concurrent with municipal elections on '''November 6'''. An open primary will take place on '''September 10'''. A filing deadline has not yet been set.<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/cuomo-opts-special-election-bronx-assembly-seat-article-1.1328033 ''nydailynews.com'', "Gov. Cuomo opts against special election for open Bronx Assembly seat," April 26, 2013]</ref>
 
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:: ''Related: [[State legislative special elections, 2013|See election information here]].''
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'''Six measures''' are certified for the [[2013 ballot measures|2013 statewide ballot]] in [[New York]].
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==Voting in New York==
 
==Voting in New York==

Revision as of 08:24, 11 July 2013

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Contents
1 2013 elections
1.1 Special elections
2 Voting in New York
2.1 Important voting information
2.2 Voting absentee
2.3 Voting early
3 Elections Performance Index
4 See also
5 References



New York

New York election information for 2013 is listed below.

On the 2013 ballot
No regularly scheduled elections in New York.
Exceptions include special elections.
Find current election news and links here.
U.S. Senate Defeatedd
U.S. House Defeatedd
State Executives Defeatedd
State Senate Defeatedd
State House Approveda
Ballot measures Approveda
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November 5, 2013
Election Results

2013 elections

There are several special elections scheduled in 2013 for the state of New York.

Special elections

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See also: New York state legislative special elections, 2013

State House District 86
Rep. Nelson Castro (D) resigned on April 8, 2013 following his role in the bribery scandal that saw fellow Assemblyman Eric Stevenson (D) charged. Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for an election concurrent with municipal elections on November 6. An open primary will take place on September 10. A filing deadline has not yet been set.[1]

Related: See election information here.

See also: California 2013 local ballot measures

Six measures are certified for the 2013 statewide ballot in New York.

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposal 1 Gambling Allows casino gambling statewide Approveda
LRCA Proposal 2 Veterans Gives veterans with combat-related disabilities extra points when competing for civil service promotions Approveda
LRCA Proposal 3 Budgets Allows municipalities to continue exceeding their debt limits for sewage facilities Approveda
LRCA Proposal 4 Forests and parks Attempts to solve a dispute with private landowners over property in the Adirondack forest preserve Approveda
LRCA Proposal 5 Forests and parks Allows a land exchange involving the Adirondack forest preserve with NYCO Minerals Approveda
LRCA Proposal 6 State judiciary Raises the mandatory judicial retirement age in the state to 80 Defeatedd

Voting in New York

See also: Voting in New York
Voting Absentee Early Map.jpg

Important voting information

  • New York uses a closed primary system, meaning voters must register with a party to be able to vote in their primary election.
  • As of December 2014, New York is one of the 15 states that have implemented online voter registration. Residents can register online at this website. New York's online registration is paperless from the user's experience, but it is not fully automated. The voter fills out the online form and submits it electronically to the DMV. The DMV then attaches a digital signature, prints it out and sends it on for processing and review before the voter is added to the statewide database.

Voting absentee

See also: Absentee voting by state

For information about eligibility, deadlines, military and overseas voting and updates to the voting laws in New York, please visit our absentee voting by state page.

Voting early

New York is one of eight states which allow early voting but require an excuse to vote early. Early voting begins as soon as ballots are available (at least 32 days before election day) and ends the day prior to the election. The average number of days prior to an election that voters can cast an early ballot is 21 days in states with a definitive starting date.[2][3]

To vote early you need to provide an excuse for why you will be unable to vote at the polls during normal voting hours. The following are valid reasons:[2]

  • unavoidably absent from your county on election day
  • unable to appear at the polls due to illness or disability
  • a patient in a Veterans’ Administration Hospital
  • detained in jail awaiting Grand Jury action or confined in prison after conviction for an offense other than a felony

Elections Performance Index

See also: Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index

New York ranked 50th out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index (EPI), based on the 2012 elections. The EPI examines election administration performance and assigns an average percentage score based on 17 indicators of election performance. These indicators were chosen in order to determine both the convenience and integrity of these three phases of an election: registration, voting and counting. New York received an overall score of 45 percent.[4]

See also

References