early voting

January 14, 2019 - 9:36 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York state may soon join most other states in allowing its citizens to cast a ballot before Election Day in a bid to improve its low voter turnout rates. The state Senate and Assembly both approved legislation Monday that would require counties to allow in-person voting...
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Tom Puckett
January 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
Albany, NY (WBEN) As the state legislative session begins, Democrats, who now have control of both the Senate and Assembly, will present proposals to expand voting access. That will include early voting, voting by mail, and no questions asked absentee balloting. Senator Tim Kennedy is co-sponsor of...
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January 15, 2018 - 3:09 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York is one of the last remaining states in the nation that doesn't allow early voting. Groups that want to change that are now calling on Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo to include money in his state budget proposal to allow for the change, which they say could cost local...
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September 14, 2017 - 1:15 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Point to lackluster voter turnout in this week's Buffalo Mayoral Primary Election as an example, New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan called on the New York State Senate to pass legislation to create an early voting system in New York State. Additionally, Ryan called upon the...
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Dave Debo
May 30, 2017 - 6:28 am
(WBEN) Early voting could be coming to New York State under any number of plans that moved forward in the state legislature last week. "Not only does the Assembly have measures that are moving in that direction, but the Governor supports it and so does the Attorney General," says Assemblywoman...
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