Election Day Voter Protection Team
Here you can access training materials and join the Election Day Voter Protection Team
- NYDLC 2018 Voter Protection Training Manual (updated 10/2018) (or)
- NYDLC 2018 Voter Protection Training Powerpoint (updated 10/2018)
- LBJ Incident Reporter Training Guide (or) Powerpoint
- NYDLC Common Voter Protection FAQs and Training Hypotheticals (5 pages) (4/2018)
Contingency ONLY: 11/6 paper incident report form (10/2018)
~This form should ONLY be used if the (online) Incident Reporting Tool or the internet is unavailable.
- What is voter protection? (introductory 1-pager for campaigns and volunteers) (9/2018)
- CLE: NYS CLE Affirmation & Evaluation Form for remote attendees (email completed forms to lawyerscouncilCLE@NYDLC.org)
*LBJ can only be accessed via your email.
11/6: Sign Up Below for an Election Day Shift
The NYDLC--NY Dems Statewide Voter Assistance hotline # is 855-VOTE4NY
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2018 Voter Registration Deadlines
- The 2018 NYS Political calendar is available here.
November 6, 2018 General Election (All Polls statewide OPEN at 6 AM and CLOSE at 9 PM)
MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3))
Applications must be postmarked no later than October 12, 2018 and received by a board of elections no later than October 17, 2018 to be eligible to vote in the General Election.
IN PERSON REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Sections 5-210, 5-211, 5-212)
You may register at your local board of elections or any state agency participating in the National Voter Registration Act, on any business day throughout the year but, to be eligible to vote in the General Election, your application must be received no later than October 12, 2018. If honorably discharged from the US Military or have become a naturalized US Citizen after October 13, 2018, you may register in person at the Board of Elections up until October 27, 2018.
CHANGE OF ADDRESS (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-208(3))
Notices of change of address from registered voters received by October 17, 2018 by a county board of elections must be processed and entered in the records in time for the General Election.
CHANGE OF ENROLLMENT (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-304(3))
An application to change one’s party enrollment for 2018 must be received by the board of elections no later than October 12, 2017.
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