Scary news: today is the last day that New Yorkers can change their party enrollment from one party to another if they want to vote in the 2018 primaries.
Want to change your party affiliation to vote in next June's primary election in New York State? Better file by the end of the day...Friday.
New York State has a rich history of championing the right to vote, but today the state has a poor record of access to voting. Why is this happening and what can we do about it?
New York State effectively suppresses the turnout by making it harder to vote than is the practice in other jurisdictions
The reasons for New York’s voting laws are different than the racially targeted statutes and purges in places like Texas or Wisconsin, but the effect on the democratic process is nonetheless disruptive.
Whenever a champion is crowned in one of the major professional sports leagues, sports writers are quick to rush out their way-too-early lists of the favorites for the following season.
Over the past two years, nine states and the District of Columbia have quietly implemented a significant overhaul of the voter registration process, aiming to reduce bureaucracy and increase the number of people signed up to vote
A month before last year’s presidential election, New Yorker staff writer Jeffrey Toobin told the site's readers what many New Yorkers already knew: “The state with one of the worst records on voting rights is the nation’s great citadel of liberalism: New York.”
THE ISSUE: A fight over absentee ballots underscores the need to make all voting easier.
THE STAKES: State Senate leaders must let ballot access legislation go before the full chamber.
Now that we've made it through the 2017 primary, with its low turnout and occasional voting problems, it's about time to focus on the 2017 general election which will...probably have the same issues.