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    Links for top political headlines, updated every 60 minutes from more than 400 sources.

  • CNN - Election Center
    Links for: Primaries, Candidates, Elections 101, Issues, Money Spent, CNN Electoral College Map

  • League of Women Voters (LWV)
    News and Events, Projects, Issues

  • New York State Board of Elections 
    Public and Voting Information, Political Calendar, Election Results, Election Law, Useful Links, Voter Registration Forms

  • NPR
    Election - Issues, Voting Groups, Money, Media and Influence, State Races, Latest from the Trail.  Includes: Audio, Video, Podcasts.

  • Project Vote Smart
    Biographical Information, Voting Records, Locate your Candidate or Official by Zip Code & more.

    Register to Vote ONLINE, Find your polling place, Search by State, Search by Topic

    Important Dates


    Primary Election - August 28, 2012
    Registration Deadline: July 30, 2012 at midnight (both in person / by mail)

    General Election - November 6, 2012
    Registration Deadline, NY State: October 9, 2012 at midnight
    (both in person / by mail)

    New York State - State and local

    Registration Deadlines:
    In person:  Friday, August 17, 2012, By Mail: Postmarked by August 17, 2012

    Election Dates:  Thursday, September, 13, 2012

    NYS Board of Elections
    40 Steuben Street
    Albany, NY 12207-2108

    Phone: 518-473-5086
    Fax: 518-486-4546