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Election Day 2017: Polling locations and ballot proposals

It’s Election Day! Polls opened at 6 a.m. and they’ll be open until 9 p.m.

Posted: Nov 9, 2017 8:53 AM

(November 7, 2017)

It’s Election Day! Polls opened at 6 a.m. and they’ll be open until 9 p.m.


If you’re registered to vote but you’re unsure about where you need to go, you can click here to look up your voter registration. Once you enter your name, date of birth, county and zip code, it will tell you whether your registration is active or not, and it will provide you with the location of where you need to go to vote.

Aside from the local village, town, city and county races, there will also be three proposals on the back of every ballot. The most talked about proposal is whether or not New York should hold a Constitutional Convention, which gives elected delegates the opportunity to propose changes to the New York State Constitution.

For more information regarding the Constitutional Convention – how it works, how much it costs and more – click here.

According to ballotpedia.org, the three proposals on every ballot in New York today include:

1. Shall there be a convention to revise the Constitution and amend the same?

2. The proposed amendment to section 7 of Article 2 of the State Constitution would allow a court to reduce or revoke the public pension of a public officer who is convicted of a felony that has a direct and actual relationship to the performance of the public officer’s existing duties. Shall the proposed amendment be approved?

3. The proposed amendment will create a land account with up to 250 acres of forest preserve land eligible for use by towns, villages, and counties that have no viable alternative to using forest preserve land to address specific public health and safety concerns; as a substitute for the land removed from the forest preserve, another 250 acres of land, will be added to the forest preserve, subject to legislative approval. The proposed amendment also will allow bicycle trails and certain public utility lines to be located within the width of specified highways that cross the forest preserve while minimizing removal of trees and vegetation. Shall the proposed amendment be approved?

To clear up a common misconception, a blank ballot for any of these three proposals does not count as a "yes" vote. The only way your ballot will count as a "yes" vote is if you fill in that bubble on your ballot.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 418928

Reported Deaths: 32756
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New York City22691423563
Suffolk436301998
Nassau435342194
Westchester361071447
Rockland13918674
Orange11127491
Erie8737671
Monroe4868285
Dutchess4582153
Onondaga3535200
Albany2565128
Oneida2117115
Ulster204591
Sullivan148548
Niagara147098
Putnam144463
Broome109469
Schenectady105037
Rensselaer75830
Saratoga74717
Columbia53437
Madison40917
Ontario35534
Warren30433
Orleans29754
Steuben29742
Fulton29124
Greene29018
Genesee2745
Herkimer2684
St. Lawrence2634
Washington25614
Oswego2513
Wayne2493
Chautauqua2449
Tompkins2320
Chenango2126
Tioga19325
Livingston1738
Montgomery1694
Chemung1653
Cattaraugus1646
Cayuga1512
Jefferson1400
Clinton1274
Otsego1155
Wyoming1155
Delaware1044
Cortland940
Seneca863
Allegany781
Schoharie690
Yates567
Essex550
Franklin520
Lewis390
Schuyler220
Hamilton80
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