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Voting

Board of Elections

Chautauqua County Board of Elections

Hall Clothier Building

7 North Erie St.

Mayville, NY   14757

 www.co.chautauqua.ny.us/departments/boe/Pages/default.aspx 

Brian Abram, Republican Commissioner 

Republican Commissioner: (716) 753-4226

Norm Green, Democratic Commissioner

Democratic Commissioner: (716) 753-4250

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Register to Vote

  • be a United States citizen;
  • be 18 years old by December 31 of the year in which you file this form (note: you must be 18 years old by the date of the general, primary or other election in which you want to vote);
  • live at your present address at least 30 days before an election;
  • not be in jail or on parole for a felony conviction and;
  • not claim the right to vote elsewhere.

How and Where to register to Vote

  • You can register in person at your county board of elections
  • or at any New York State Agency-Based voter registration center.
  • You can enter your name directly into our mailing list database to have a New York State Voter Registration Form mailed to you. (NOTE: The same form can be downloaded, using the link below.)
  • You can call our 1-800-FOR-VOTE hotline to request a voter application.
  • You can download a PDF version of the New York State Voter Registration Form.
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NYS 2009 POLITICAL CALENDAR (2010 not published yet). Download the PDF here: www.elections.state.ny.us/NYSBOE/law/2009PoliticalCalendar.pdf

 

NYS Board of Elections

NYS Campaign Finance Disclosure Reports & research

Query the Database

Data Availability

This database contains all financial disclosure statements filed with the Board from July of 1999 to the present.

HAVA News

Proposed Regulations

  

Legislative Agendas

Part 6201 – Fair Campaign Code (pdf 169KB)

Part 6208 – Reapportionment Compliance Act (pdf 53KB)

General Information on Petitioning

www.elections.state.ny.us/RunningOffice.html

 

Voting rights bills

Below are the bills that are related to the “Voting rights” subject term. The following is a list of current pending legislation in Congress. These bills and resolutions have been proposed by Members of Congress but may not have had any action taken on them on their path to becoming law.

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S. 475: Military Spouses Residency Relief Act Enacted
11-Nov-09
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H.R. 3489: To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to prohibit State election officials from accepting a challenge to an individual’s eligibility to register to vote in an election for Federal office or to vote in an election for Federal office in a jurisdiction on the grounds that the individual resides in a household in the jurisdiction which is subject to foreclosure proceedings or that the jurisdiction was adversely affected by a hurricane or other major disaster, and for other purposes.
Reported by Committee
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H.Res. 134: Recognizing the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s visit to India, and the positive influence that the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi had on Dr. King’s work during the Civil Rights Movement.
Passed House
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H.R. 3576: Ex-Offenders Voting Rights Act of 2009
Introduced
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H.R. 3416: Disaster Assistance Voting Act of 2009
Introduced
30-Jul-09
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H.R. 3335: Democracy Restoration Act of 2009
Introduced
24-Jul-09
S. 1516: Democracy Restoration Act of 2009 Introduced
24-Jul-09
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H.R. 3025: Fairness and Independence in Redistricting Act of 2009
Introduced
24-Jun-09
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S. 1332: Fairness and Independence in Redistricting Act of 2009
Introduced
24-Jun-09
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H.Res. 480: Recognizing and honoring the historic election of women to the Kuwait parliament and its implications for gender equality in the region.
Introduced
21-May-09
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H.R. 1739: Overseas Voting Practical Amendments Act of 2009
Introduced
26-Mar-09
S. 528: Caging Prohibition Act of 2009 Introduced
5-Mar-09
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H.R. 1273: Susan B. Anthony Birthday Act
Introduced
3-Mar-09
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H.J.Res. 28: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the right to vote.
Introduced
3-Mar-09
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H.R. 1229: National Language Act of 2009
Introduced
26-Feb-09
H.R. 1182: Military Spouses Residency Relief Act Introduced
25-Feb-09
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H.R. 764: American Elections Act of 2009
Introduced
28-Jan-09
H.R. 665: District of Columbia Voting Rights Restoration Act of 2009 Introduced
23-Jan-09
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H.R. 406: Alice Paul Women’s Suffrage Congressional Gold Medal Act
Introduced
9-Jan-09
H.R. 105: Voting Opportunity and Technology Enhancement Rights Act of 2009 Introduced
6-Jan-09
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H.R. 97: Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2009
Introduced
6-Jan-09
H.R. 103: Caging Prohibition Act of 2009 Introduced
6-Jan-09
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H.J.Res. 2: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding presidential election voting rights for residents of all United States territories and commonwealths.
Introduced
6-Jan-09
H.R. 59: Ex-Offenders Voting Rights Act of 2009 Introduced
6-Jan-09

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