Tuesday, November 8 is New York’s Primary Elections. And besides the obvious choices, there are a number of important local races to know.
Polls will be open from 6am – 9pm.
Our coverage area has variation depending on where you live. To get detailed information based on your exact address, visit Voter’s Edge New York and enter your address, or use Ballotpedia to find a sample ballot.
Here are the races taking place in our the area.
Candidate for President / Vice President
Hillary Clinton / Tim Kaine (Democrat)
Donald J. Trump / Michael R. Pence (Republican)
Gary Johnson / Bill Weld (Libertarian)
Jill Stein / Ajamu Baraka (Green Party)
New York State Senate:
Parts of Flatbush, Ditmas Park, and Kensington are either covered by State Senate Districts 17, 20, or 21.
New York State Supreme Court Justice, District 2, — six seats are open
Mark I. Partnow (Incumbent, Democratic, Conservative)
Leon Ruchelsman (Incumbent, Democratic, Conservative)
Katherine A. Levine, (Democratic, Conservative)
Reginald A. Boddie, (Democratic, Conservative)
ShawnDya L. Simpson, (Democratic, Conservative)
Peter Sweeny (Democratic)
Philip J. Smallman (Conservative)
New York City Civil Court Judge, Kings County — three seats are open
Dena E. Douglas (Incumbent, Democrat)
Vincent F. Martusciello (Conservative)
John Meringolo (Reform)
Odessa Kennedy (Democrat)
Jacqueline D. Williams (Incumbent, Democrat)
— New York City Civil Court Judge, 3rd Municipal Court District (Uncontested)
Susan Quirk (Democrat)
— New York City Civil Court Judge, 5th Municipal Court District
Rachel Freier (Democrat)
Morton Avigdor (Conservative, Independence)
Here’s some other important information that will help you cast your vote:
Find out where your polling site is with this locator.
Know your rights! You are not required to show photo identification in order to vote. Learn more about your rights as a voter here.
If you have any questions, visit the Board of Elections FAQ page, or contact them directly at 1-866-868-3692.