2020 Presidential Primary Calendar New York has closed primaries. Voters registered with a particular party may only vote in that party's primary.
Voter Registration Information
Voter Registration Forms are available in at the library first floor reference desk and lower level service desk.
For the Fall 2019 election, voter registration applications must be postmarked no later than October 11th and received by the board of elections no later than October 16th to be eligible to vote in the November General Election.
To register to vote in the City of New York, you must::
NY Board of Elections
Responsible for administration and enforcement of all laws relating to elections in New York State. Website includes voting information, political calendar, election results, campaign finance information, and information on running for office.
U.S. Election Assistance Commission
Established by the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA), the EAC is an independent, bipartisan commission charged with developing guidance to meet HAVA requirements, adopting voluntary voting system guidelines, and serving as a national clearinghouse of information on election administration. EAC also accredits testing laboratories and certifies voting systems, as well as audits the use of HAVA funds.
Rock the Vote
Register to vote, find voting information, read research. Rock the Vote uses music, popular culture, new technologies and grassroots organizing to motivate and mobilize young people in our country to participate in every election.
Political Party Websites
Includes resources for the U.S. as well as other nations.
American National Election Studies provides data from its own surveys on voting, public opinion, and political participation. ANES is a collaboration of Stanford University and the University of Michigan, with funding by the National Science Foundation.
Extensive online collection of papers, speeches (audio and video), and documents relating to United States presidential elections and presidents.
Nonpartisan, nonprofit policy and education organization. The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC) regularly publishes books, reports, and newsletters concerning the Presidency that are of interest to policymakers, scholars and the general public.
Current reports on contemporary issues with comprehensive, nonpartisan analysis. Features pro and con arguments by experts. Coverage begins in 1991.
Tracks money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy. Comprehensive resource for federal campaign contributions, lobbying data and analysis.
Founded and published by Ron Gunzburger, Politics1 is published as a non-partisan public service to promote fully informed decision-making by the American electorate.
Volunteer driven, non-partisan site for voter information. Comprehensive data on national and local candidates and issues
General and state-specific information on the election process. Includes state election guides, registration and voting information, election dates, ID requirements, polling place locations, and factual data on candidates in various federal, state and local races.
Congressional Report Cards - evaluate members of Congress
Congress and the Nation
This well established series from CQ Press offers comprehensive and signature coverage of Congressional action from 1945 to 2008. With the online edition users can quickly navigate through nearly 60 years of coverage of politics and policy, browsing by topic, tables of contents, as well as an alphabetical cumulative index. Users can also view tables of Key Votes for the House and Senate.
Congressional Election Data from the Office of the Clerk
Official vote counts for federal elections from the official sources among the various states and territories. Coverage from 1920 - Present .