New York State
The State League office is closed for the duration of the national emergency. Please email laura [at] lwvny.org if you have questions or need information.
2020 Elections (as of June 24, 2020)
Thanks to Craig Newmark Philanthropies for supporting the League’s work on educating voters.
General Election Day
November 3, 2020
EARLY VOTING OCTOBER 24 – NOVEMBER 1
- October 9 is the last day to postmark your voter registration form
- October 10 is the last day to register to vote in person at your county Board of Elections office
- October 27 is the last day to postmark application for absentee ballot by mail.
- November 2 is the last day to apply in person for absentee ballot
- November 2 is last day to postmark absentee ballot.
- November 3 is the last day to deliver absentee ballot in person at board of elections.
Updated 2020 Political Calendar (April 7, 2020)
New Texting Program
Find the races and candidates on your specific ballot at www.vote411.org.
COVID-19 Voting and Government
- LWVNY Letter to DOT and Thruway Authority Regarding Digital Highway Signs (7/29/2020)
- PRESS RELEASE: LWVNY Files Suit Over Absentee Voting Signature Match (7/8/2020)
- LWVNY CARES Act Election Assistance Funding Letter to Governor Cuomo (4/24/2020)
- LWVNY Letter to NY Congressional Delegation on Election Assistance Funding through CARES Act (4/17/2020)
- Let NY Vote Joint Letter on CARES Election Funds (4/13/2020)
- Take Action Toolkit to Advocate to Expand Absentee Voting in New York State (4/1/2020)
- Good Government Group Joint Letter On Postponement of April Primary (3/27/2020)
- Good Government Groups Urge Legislature to Adopt Transparency Measures During Social Distancing (3/25/2020)
- League Statement on Consolidating April and June Primary (3/25/2020)
- Voting Rights Groups Call on Governor and Legislature to Prepare for Voting Modifications During National Health Crisis (3/25/2020)
- For the most up to date information on voting during the state of emergency visit: https://www.elections.ny.gov/
STATE NEWS FOR LOCAL LEAGUES
CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION IDEAS FROM NYS PARKS, RECREATION AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION
- Votes for Women is an interactive PDF informative suffrage panels traveling throughout state parks regions statewide. The interactive PDF includes summary highlights of female New York leaders with links to lesser known information for those with more familiar names. READ MORE...
- “March On!” (marchonny.com) – This children’s book focuses on sparking discussion of women’s suffrage with youths. READ MORE...
NATIONAL VIRTUAL CONVENTION
Monday June 22 - Wednesday June 24
- Convention Schedule
- Caucuses and Info Sessions
- All members are welcome to register for and attend caucuses
- Other Convention Materials
GOTV WHILE SOCIAL DISTANCING (6/1/2020
- Toolkit on ideas to get out the vote during this time of social distancing
- Cute Video from Huntington LWV Promotes Get Out the Vote Efforts
VALIANT WOMEN OF THE VOTE (5/20/2020)
REPORTS & NEWSLETTERS