Election Day polls open across New York State

New York State's first election with early voting is reaching its conclusion as people across the state cast ballots in county and municipal races.

Posted: Nov 5, 2019 10:36 AM
Updated: Nov 5, 2019 2:05 PM

NEW YORK (AP) - New York State's first election with early voting is reaching its conclusion as people across the state cast ballots in county and municipal races.

With no federal or statewide contests on the ballot Tuesday, turnout is expected to be low.

But this year's contests are serving as a rehearsal for next year's blockbuster presidential race.

It marks the first time New York allowed all registered voters to cast ballots before Election Day. Officials said roughly a quarter million ballots were cast in the state between Oct. 26 and Sunday.

Polls are open Tuesday until 9 p.m.

The most interesting contest is taking place in New York City, where a referendum is being held to decide whether to adopt ranked choice voting in future elections.

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New York Coronavirus Cases

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Cases: 1611031

Reported Deaths: 47156
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Kings2046548996
Suffolk1595713049
Nassau1452902890
Bronx1402445807
Westchester1055502078
New York1005843852
Erie640661585
Richmond558791558
Monroe51913977
Rockland37948884
Orange36102720
Onondaga32054620
Dutchess21862404
Albany20526328
Oneida19519475
Niagara15100309
Broome14412333
Saratoga11723145
Schenectady10685177
Ulster9854226
Rensselaer8860130
Putnam820486
Chautauqua7213122
Chemung6397130
Oswego593589
Ontario569988
Steuben5452137
St. Lawrence533680
Cayuga531287
Jefferson468163
Sullivan466259
Herkimer4531106
Wayne440964
Genesee4335118
Cattaraugus432476
Madison379284
Livingston347855
Clinton346826
Tompkins341442
Columbia334794
Fulton324580
Montgomery3121105
Cortland310260
Allegany285681
Warren279555
Wyoming277848
Tioga277156
Greene259869
Orleans242280
Chenango239069
Washington227952
Otsego226743
Lewis202630
Franklin199612
Seneca156453
Delaware146933
Essex131726
Schoharie117612
Yates101126
Schuyler85212
Hamilton2772
Unassigned217137
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