The Midterms 

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Countdown to Election Day

The midterms are 5 days away! Don’t be scared by the latest polls, stay motivated! Whether it’s knocking doors, making phone calls, sending texts, writing postcards, putting up lawn signs, or reminding friends and family members to vote – your actions can help make a difference. 

Early Voting & Protecting the Right to Vote

Early voting in New York is only three years old and still somewhat of a novelty, but the numbers tell a story about enthusiasm and turnout. With so many competitive high-profile races in New York come concerns about protecting the right to vote. In our latest podcast, Jarret Berg, Co-Founder and Voting Rights Counsel at Vote Early New York, discusses all things voting.

  • Click here to listen to the podcast.
  • Check out Vote Early NY here.
  • Voting absentee? Click here for information about sending in your absentee ballot.

Early Voting locations are: 

  • Eastchester Public Library, 11 Oakridge Place, Eastchester
  • Hastings-On-Hudson Public Library, 7 Maple Avenue, Hastings-On-Hudson
  • Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Avenue, White Plains
  • St. Gregory The Great Church, 215 Halstead Avenue, Harrison 
  • Mamaroneck Town Center, 740 W. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library, 100 E. Main Street, Mt. Kisco
  • Mt. Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Drive, Valhalla
  • Joseph G. Caputo Community Center, 95 Broadway, Ossining 
  • Pound Ridge Town House, 179 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge 
  • Rye Brook Firehouse, 940 King Street, Rye Brook
  • Somers Town House, 335 Route 202, Somers
  • Jefferson Village Annex, 3480 Hill Boulevard, Yorktown Heights
  • Yorktown Cultural Center, 1974 Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights
  • Doles Center, 250 S. 6th Avenue, Mt. Vernon
  • Mt. Vernon City Hall, 1 Roosevelt Square, Mt. Vernon 
  • New Rochelle City Hall Annex, 90 Beaufort Place, New Rochelle 
  • New Rochelle United Methodist Church, 1200 North Avenue, New Rochelle
  • Peekskill Lincoln Depot Visitor Center, 10 S. Water Street, Peekskill
  • Peekskill Neighborhood Center, 4 Nelson Avenue, Peekskill 
  • Westchester County Board of Elections, 25 Quarropas Street, White Plains 
  • Grinton I. Will Library, 1500 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers
  • Nodine Hill Community Center, 140 Fillmore Street, Yonkers
  • Yonkers Riverfront Library, One Larkin Center, Yonkers

Early Voting Hours are:

  • Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct. 31, 2022 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022 from noon until 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022 from noon until 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 4, 2022 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Hochul is organizing via the NY State Democratic Party. NY Dem sponsored events support both her campaign and down-ballot races – all are important.

  • Find canvassing information via our website
  • Click here to sign up to text bank with NY Dems for Gov. Hochul. 

GOTV for Maloney

Activists are putting in overtime to help GOTV for Rep. Maloney and keep NY-17 in Democratic hands. 

Phonebank:

Canvass:

  • CANVASS ON YOUR OWN TIME: Sign up here.
  • SLEEPY HOLLOW with RiverTowns VOTE: Sat, Nov 5th @10am: Sign up at https://mobilize.us/s/N4YqDv
  • NORTH SALEM: Sat, Nov 5th @ 2:00pm- Canvass w. Teams Maloney, Harckham, and Burdick, Saturday from the North Salem Lions Club, 1 Titicus Road North, Sign up at: mobilize.us/s/mqmUO9

 Donate:

  • Click here to donate to the candidates running in the most vulnerable districts. This bundle divides your donation between the six candidates running in the most competitive NY House districts. 

OTV for Pat Ryan (NY-18)

Road trip with SwingLeft! Hop on a bus to canvass for Pat Ryan in CD18 from the Yonkers Cross-County Mall.

  • Saturday, November 5 to Newburgh
  • Sunday, November 6 to Middletown

Swipe Blue & Text Friends to Vote

The SwipeBlue app is like Tinder for voting. The app makes texting our contacts a reminder to vote super easy. Studies show texts from friends are 29 times more effective than texts from strangers because friends trust you.

  • Use Google Play or the Apple App store to downloadSwipeBlue 
  • Learn more about the app HERE.

Democratic Candidates for New York State Supreme Court

Seven Democratic New York State Supreme Court Candidates are on the ballot this November.

  • Watch and share this video here from County Executive Latimer about the Democratic candidates running for the NY State Supreme Court and vote Row A, All the Way. 

The Environmental Bond Act

Flip your ballot over to find Prop 1, also known as the Clean Water, Clean Air, Green Jobs Bond Act and vote yes!

  • Click here for more information about Prop 1 – the Clean Water, Clean Air, Green Jobs Bond Act. 
  • Click here to watch a PSA from County Executive George Latimer about the Bond Act.

Join the Voter Protection Team

Help protect the vote. Volunteers are needed to staff hotlines and work as independent poll observers to make sure our rights are protected.

  • Sign up to volunteer here.

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