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EARLY VOTING STARTS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24th

Westchester County’s Election Inspectors will now use Electronic Poll Books and Ballot-on-Demand systems to facilitate early voting. There will be nine days of Early Voting before each election. 

                    • Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 from noon until 5 p.m.
                    • Sunday, Oct.. 25, 2020 from noon until 5 p.m.
                    • Monday, Oct.. 26, 2020 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
                    • Tuesday, Oct.. 27, 2020 from noon until 8p.m.
                    • Wednesday, Oct.. 28, 2020 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
                    • Thursday, Oct.. 29, 2020 from noon until 8 p.m.
                    • Friday, Oct.. 30, 2020 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
                    • Saturday, Oct.. 31, 2020 from noon until 5 p.m.
                    • Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020 from noon until 5 p.m.

You can vote at any Early Voting Center in Westchester County (click here for the list), and the closest Early Voting Center is located at Mt. Kisco Memorial Complex at Leonard Park, 1 Wallace Drive, Mt. Kisco, NY 10549.

Read additional important information on Absentee Ballot drop-off here.

The League Answers Your Questions about Voting!

You may have seen the League’s tent at the Chappaqua Farmers Market, as we help community members get ready to cast their votes in the election. We've compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions with answers to many common questions, To keep up-to-date, please sign up for our emails and follow us on Facebook. 

The Westchester County League has spearheaded education efforts, including this video with all the specifics about the three ways you can cast your ballot.


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VOTER INFORMATION/RESOURCES 

DEADLINES FOR VOTING IN THE NOVEMBER 3, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION

    • October 24 - November 1, 2020 - Early voting period
    • October 27, 2020 - Last day to postmark application for absentee ballot. From the Westchester County Board of Elections: "Please be aware that despite the above deadlines the post office has advised that they cannot guarantee timely delivery of ballots applied for less than 15 days before an election."
    • November 2, 2020 - Last day to apply in person for absentee ballot
    • November 3, 2020 - Last day to postmark ballot for general election (must be received by November 10, 2020)
    • November 3, 2020 - Last day to deliver absentee ballot in person to Board of Elections
    • November 3, 2020 from 6 am to 9 pm - Election Day   
For up-to-date and accurate information on early voting polling sites, how to obtain an absentee ballot, and more, please visit Vote411 and the Westchester County Board of Elections at https://citizenparticipation.westchestergov.com/.

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League of Women Voters New York Congressional District 17 Candidates Forum

 

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League of Women Voters New York Senate District 40 Candidates Forum

 

 

 

DeNora Getachew

Did you miss our conversation about how student-led, experiential civics education can equip our students with the skills, knowledge, and dispositions for lifelong civic participation in our 21st century democracy? You can watch it here, thanks to NCCMC.

Action Civics: A 21st Century Approach to Educating Youth for Democratic Participation from New Castle Media Center on Vimeo.

 

LATEST NEWS FROM NYS LEGISLATURE AND GOVERNOR CUOMO:

    • Anyone in NYS may request an absentee ballot for the general election and use the temporary illness excuse if they are trying to avoid COVID-19.
    • Voters can apply more than 30 days before the election for an absentee ballot.  The ballots will be mailed out about September 18, 2020. 
    • To be sure that your vote is counted, vote early or apply for an absentee ballot today and mail it back as early as possible.

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On July 28th, the Pace Women's Justice Center and the LWVNC partnered to present a program on Title IX sexual discrimination laws. The video can be viewed here.

Conversation with Westchester County Executive George Latimer

 
The League of Women Voters of New Castle invited the community to join in a Zoom conversation with Westchester County Executive George Latimer on July 16, 2020.