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Vote on Thu Sep 13

Primary Elections in Westchester County
Thu Sep 13, 2018

Democratic Party: 
Registered Dems Vote for 1 & your State Senate District

Governor
  • Andrew M. Cuomo, incumbent
  • Cynthia E. Nixon, education activist
Lieutenant Governor
  • Kathy C. Hochul, incumbent
  • Jumaane Williams, NYC Councilman, 45th District - Brooklyn
Attorney General
  • Leecia R. Eve, former top aide to Hillary Clinton and Governor Andrew Cuomo
  • Letitia A. James, NYC Public Advocate
  • Sean Patrick Maloney, US Congressman, 18th district, Orange & Putnam counties, some of Dutchess and Westchester counties
  • Zephyr Teachout, Associate Professor of Law, Fordham University
State Senator – 34th District – Parts Pelham, Eastchester, Bronxville
  • Jeffrey D. Klein, incumbent
  • Alessandra Biaggi, attorney, worked for Hillary Clinton and Gov. Andrew Cuomo
State Senator – 35th District –Parts Yonkers, Greenburgh, White Plains& New Rochelle
  • Andrea Stewart-Cousins, incumbent
  • Virginia Perez, Westchester County Legislator, District 17
State Senator – 38th District – Ossining, Briarcliff Manor, Crotonville
  • David Carlucci, incumbent
  • Julie Goldberg, educational media specialist, librarian, writer
State Senator – 40th District – Sleepy Hollow, Valhalla, Mt. Pleasant, Chappaqua, Mt. Kisco, Croton, Peekskill, Yorktown, Shrub Oak, Pound Ridge, South and North Salem
  • Peter B. Harckham, former county legislator, media company owner, Gov. Cuomo admin
  • Robert Kesten, non-profit organization consultant- incl. international human rights educ.
Reform Party: 
Non-affiliated, registered Independent or Reform can vote for 1

Attorney General
  • Michael Diederich, Jr., civil rights attorney, retired army officer, Iraq/Afghan War Veteran
  • Christopher Garvey, attorney, Libertarian party candidate
  • Nancy Sliwa, attorney, real estate broker, Guardian Angels Advisor & animal rts activist
Republican Party: 
Registered Republicans in Mt. Pleasant vote for 1

Town Justice
  • Mark A. Rubeo, Jr. interim incumbent
  • Mike Duffy, attorney, former White Plains police officer, County DA Chief Investigator

Absentee Ballots for the Sept. 13 Primary
registered voters can send Absentee Ballots in through Wednesday, Sept 12 or have someone other than the voter drop the ballot off through Thursday, Sept. 13 to the County Board of Elections.
General Election: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Still Time to Register to Vote for Nov.6 Election- by Fri Oct.12
Drop off or postmark voter registration forms to the Westchester County Board of Elections by Friday, Oct. 12. Register to vote online with your NYS driver’s license https://voterreg.dmv.ny.gov/MotorVoter/. Re-register if your address has changed.

Absentee Ballots for November 6 General Election: by Nov. 5/Nov.6
Postmark/mail by Monday, November 5, 2018 or
Drop off by someone other than the voter by Nov 6, 2018 to county Bd of Elections

Vote by Absentee Ballot (early voting instead of voting in person on Election Day) if:
You have a temporary illness or physical disability
You have a permanent illness or physical disability
You have duties related to primary care of one or more people who are ill or physically disabled
You’re a patient or inmate in a Veteran’s Administration Hospital or
You’re in jail/prison awaiting trial, action by a grand jury or in prison for a conviction of a crime that was not a felony

To register to vote:
• Be a U.S. Citizen
• Be 18 years of age by the date of the general, primary or other election in which you want to vote.
• Live at your present address at least 30 days before an election (October 5, 2018 or before).
• Not be in prison or on parole for a felony conviction.
• Not claim the right to vote elsewhere.
• Register at least 25 days prior to an election to be eligible to vote in that election.
• Re-register to vote to update your name and/or address.
• Enroll in a political party
• Change your enrollment: All changes of party enrollment go into effect once a year. They must be filed 25 days prior to the general election and will go into effect seven days after the general election of that year.

Westchester County Board of Elections http://citizenparticipation.westchestergov.com/
25 Quarropas Street
White Plains, NY 10601
Open to the public Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm
Main Number 914-995-5700 Absentee Ballots 914-995-5285 Registrations 914-995-5713

FIND WHERE TO VOTE / YOUR POLLING PLACE IS BASED ON YOUR HOME ADDRESS
http://citizenparticipation.westchestergov.com/find-polling-place use their street abbreviations
or https://www.vote411.org/

WHO ARE MY POLITICAL REPRESENTATIVES NOW – County, State & Federal, not Local
https://www.commoncause.org/find-your-representative/

Voter registration forms
English http://citizenparticipation.westchestergov.com/images/stories/pdfs/voterReg.pdf
Spanish http://citizenparticipation.westchestergov.com/images/stories/pdfs/voterRegSpan.pdf

Online voter registration / re-register address changes with your NY State driver’s license
https://voterreg.dmv.ny.gov/MotorVoter/

Absentee ballot forms
English http://citizenparticipation.westchestergov.com/images/stories/pdfs/2015absenteer.pdf
Spanish http://citizenparticipation.westchestergov.com/images/stories/pdfs/2015absenteespanish.pdf
Military/Federal https://www.fvap.gov/

CAN YOU ASSIST THE DISABLED IN VOTING?


The disabled community is severely marginalized economically, socially and politically despite the Americans with Disabilities Act, and things like the Special Olympics. See the Voter Turnout Request from Disabled on the Move below - please assist as you can:

Westchester Disabled On The Move is working with other agencies on a campaign called Rev Up The Vote to increase voter turnout among Westchester residents with disabilities. The campaign includes a voter registration push and reminding people to vote.

We are looking for volunteers to help with both outreach opportunities. If anyone is interested please contact Laura Case at LauraC@WDOM.org or 914-968-4717 ext 104. Thank you

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS 

League of Women Voters of Westerchester: www.lwvw.org

Stephen Cohen, President of the White Plains chapter of the League of Women Voters reminds us that that www.Vote411.org is a massive election resource where you can for example see which races are on your ballot; plus information on the Thu Sep 13 primary election is also found at www.VOTE.org.

The LWV also sends out 1,000s of Voter Guides to people's homes at election time. Consider joining your local LWV and/or donating to their efforts and the national LWV as well.

OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

Consider joining / supporting your local chapter of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Join online in the Contact section at:
https://wpgbnaacporg.wordpress.com/contact/

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