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Erik J. Haight (R)
Marco Caviglia (D)

For a complete list of important dates see the NYS 2019 Political Calendar

Selected 2019 Dates

Election Dates

June 25th Primary Election
November 5th General Election

 

Selected 2019 Dates for the Primary Election on June 25th

Registration Dates

May 31
June 5
Mail Registration for Federal Primary: Last day to postmark application and last day it must be received by board of elections is June 5.
May 31 In person registration for Primary: Last day application must be received by board of elections to be eligible to vote in primary election.
June 5 Changes of address for Primary received by this date must be processed.

 

Absentee Dates

June 18 Last day to postmark application for primary ballot.
June 24 Last day to apply in person for primary ballot
June 24
July 2
Last day to postmark primary ballot. Must be received by the county board no later than July 2nd.
June 25 Last day to deliver primary ballot in person to county board, by close of polls on election day.

 

Military Absentee Dates

May 10 Last date to mail ballot to Military Voter.
May 31 Last day for a board of elections to receive application for Military ballot if not previously registered.
June 18 Last day for a board of elections to receive Military application for primary if previously registered.
June 24 Last day to apply personally for Military ballot for primary if previously registered.
June 24

July 2
Last day to postmark Military ballot and date it must be received by the board of elections is July 2nd.

 

Selected 2019 Dates for the General Election on Nov. 5th

Registration Dates

Oct 11
Oct 16
Mail Registration: Last day to postmark application for general election and last day it must be received by board of elections by Oct. 16.
Oct 11 In person registration: Last day application must be received by board of elections to be eligible to vote in general election. If honorably discharged from the military or have become a naturalized citizen since October 12th, you may register in person at the board of elections up until October 26th.
Oct 11 Change of Party Enrollment: Last day to accept a change of enrollment.
Oct 16 Changes of address for General received by this date must be processed.

 

Absentee Dates

Oct 29 Last day to postmark application or letter of application for general election ballot.
Nov 4 Last day to apply in person for general election ballot.
Nov 4 Last day to postmark general election ballot. Must be received by the county board no later than Nov. 12th.
Nov 5 Last day to deliver general election ballot in person to county board, by close of polls on election day.

 

Military Absentee Dates

Sept 20 Last date to mail Ballot to Military Voter.
Oct 26 Last day for a board of elections to receive application for a Military absentee ballot if not previously registered.
Oct 29 Last day for a board of elections to receive Military absentee application, if by mail and previously registered.
Nov 4 Last day to apply personally for a Military General Election ballot if previously registered.
Nov 4 Last day to postmark Military ballot and date it must be received by the board of elections is Nov. 18th.

Selected 2019 Dates for Becoming a Candidate for the Primary on June 25th

Designating Petitions for Primary

Feb 26 First day for signing designating petitions.
April 1 - April 4 Dates for filing designating petitions.
April 8 Last day to authorize designations.
April 8 Last day to accept or decline designations.
April 12 Last day to fill a vacancy after a declination.
April 24 Last day to file authorization of substitution after declination of a designation.

Opportunity to Ballot Petitions

Mar 19 First day for signing OTB petitions.
April 11 Last day to file OTB petitions.
April 18 Last day to file an OTB petition if there has been a declination by a designated candidate.

Party Nomination Other Than Primary

Feb 5 - Feb26 Dates for holding state committee meeting to nominate candidates for Federal statewide office.
Feb 26 First day to hold a town caucus.§6-108
July 25 Last day for filing nominations made at a town or village caucus or by a party committee. §6-158(6)
July 25 Last day to file certificates of nomination to fill vacancies created pursuant to § 6-116, §6-104 & §6-158(6)
July 29 Last day to accept or decline a nomination for office made based on §6-116 & §6-158(7).
July 29 Last day to file authorization of nomination made based on §6-116. §6-120(3)
Aug 2 Last day to fill a vacancy after a declination for made based on §6-116. §6-158(8).

Independent Petitions

Apr 16 First day for signing nominating petitions.
May 21 - May 28 Dates for filing Independent nominating petitions.
May 31 Last day to accept or decline independent nomination.
June 3 Last day to fill a vacancy after a declination.
June 28 Last day to decline after acceptance if nominee loses party primary.

 

 

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