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Democracy is Not a Spectator Sport

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Voting on Election Day

Election Day is Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Polls in New York State are open from 6am to 9pm.

If you cannot get to the polls on Election Day you can get and vote on your absentee ballot at Suffolk County Board of Elections, Yaphank Ave, Yaphank, NY
Friday, Oct. 31 8am to 6pm
Saturday, Nov 1 8am to 1pm
Monday, Nov. 3 8am to 6pm

There are 3 New York State and 2 Suffolk County propositions on the back of the ballot. Please be sure to vote on these. For guides to the details and arguments pro and con for each of the propositions please use the links below:
New York State Proposition Guide
Suffolk County Proposition Guide

The League of Women Voters Supports NYS Redistricting Reform
View the Video: Vote YES Prop 1: Redistricting Reform Now

Find Your Elected Officials

Click here to link to the League of Women Voters of New York State's Legislative Action Center. A central part of the mission of the League of Women Voters is to encourage active and informed participation in government. To that end, the League has created an easy-to-use resource that enables users to find a wealth of information about our state and federal governments.

Not sure who represents you? Click here to enter your Zip code plus four to find your U.S. Senators and Representative, as well as your New York State Senator and Assembly member.

To find your Suffolk County Legislator, and view the redrawn SC Legislative District map effective in 2013, click here.

LWV Voter Service Activities in 2014

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