Issues: Elections

Valesky’s Independent Redistricting Legislation Clears Another Hurdle

ALBANY, N.Y.—Independent redistricting reform legislation sponsored by Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) was approved by the State Senate Elections Committee today without opposition.

Today’s vote represents another milestone--versions of independent redistricting plans have been introduced in the Senate and Assembly in the past five years, but did not advance through any committee.

May 25, 2010
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Conference Of Black Senators Releases Their Signature Agenda Issues

Yesterday, the NYS Conference of Black Senators (CBS) unveiled their 2010 Signature Agenda issues and expressed their concerns regarding these particular bills not being brought to the Senate floor for a vote. Members of CBS truly believe that African American Communities have suffered long enough within the areas of Economic Development, Education, Health, Housing, Environment, Crime, Racism and Discrimination.

May 25, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Elections Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Elections Senator Joseph Addabbo, Chair 11:30 AM, Tuesday, May 25, 2010 Room 816 LOB

May 25, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Addabbo: Election Reforms Ensure Absentee and Affidavit Votes Are Counted and Improve Election Administration

Addabbo:  Election Reforms Ensure Absentee and Affidavit Votes Are Counted and Improve Election Administration 

May 19, 2010
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Statement from Senator Winner on 29th Congressional District

Elmira, N.Y., May 12--Earlier today New York Governor David Paterson said that he would call a special election in the 29th Congressional District -- but not until Election Day, November 2, 2010.

Senator Winner reacted to the governor's action with the following statement:

"Is he kidding?

"We’ve seen and heard some strange things from New York governors over the past few years, but this may be the strangest and most offensive action yet to the communities I represent.

May 12, 2010
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Senate to Vote on Groundbreaking Legislation to Create Independent Redistricting Commission

 

Senate Committee Approves Oppenheimer Co-sponsored Bill

May 11, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Elections Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Elections Senator Joseph Addabbo, Chair 11:30 AM, Tuesday, May 11, 2010 Room 816 LOB

May 11, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Winner, colleagues renew call for special election in 29th Congressional District

Albany, N.Y., May 6--State Senator George Winner (R-C-I, Elmira) and his Senate Republican colleagues have introduced a resolution calling on New York Governor David Paterson to immediately set a date for a special election to fill the 29th congressional district seat that has been vacant since the resignation of Eric Massa on March 8th.

May 6, 2010
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Senate Committee Approves Groundbreaking Independent Redistricting Legislation

ALBANY, N.Y.—The State Senate Investigations and Government Operations Committee approved independent redistricting reform legislation sponsored by Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida). This legislation would eliminate the practice of partisan gerrymandering of New York State Congressional, State Senate, and State Assembly districts, giving residents a clear voice in their representation.

May 4, 2010
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SENATOR JOSEPH P. ADDABBO, JR., ELECTIONS COMMITTEE CHAIR, ADVANCES ELECTION REFORMS

 


For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 20, 2010


Contact: Judy Close

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SENATOR JOSEPH P. ADDABBO, JR., ELECTIONS COMMITTEE CHAIR, ADVANCES ELECTION REFORMS

April 27, 2010
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Elections Committee Holds Hearing On Campaign Finance Reform Proposals

Today, The Senate Elections Committee, Chaired by Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. (D-Queens) held the second hearing on sweeping changes to New York’s campaign finance system.

April 23, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Elections Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Elections Senator Joseph Addabbo, Chair 11:30 AM, Tuesday, April 27, 2010 Room 816 LOB

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April 27, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Elections Committee Holds Hearing On Campaign Finance Reform Proposals

Today, The Senate Elections Committee, Chaired by Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. (D-Queens) held the first of two hearings on sweeping changes to New York’s campaign finance system.

April 20, 2010
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Legislative Wrap-Up:Week of April 12: Election Law Reforms, Delinquent Tax Collection And More

Legislation passed this week by the State Senate Democratic Majority included bills to ensure voters are not disenfranchised as a result of outdated election laws, the authorization of municipalities to collect delinquent property taxes, and the establishment of new rights regarding phone calls of defendants upon arrest, among others.

Reforming State Election Laws

April 16, 2010
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Election Reforms Ensure Absentee and Affidavit Votes Are Counted, Improves Election Administration

Today, The New York State Senate passed a package of election reforms to improve the absentee and affidavit voting process and election administration. These bills underscore the Senate Majority’s commitment to delivering an inclusive, reliable and efficient electoral process to the voters of New York. “The Elections Committee has made common sense reforms a priority because, under no circumstance, should voters question their role in our democracy,” said Senator Joseph Addabbo (D-Queens), Chair of the Senate Elections Committee. 

April 14, 2010
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SENATE PASSES KLEIN BILL TO FACILITATE VOTER REGISTRATION PROCESS

Klein Bill Revises Affidavit Ballots to Increase Number of Registered Voters

 

ALBANY, NY – State Senator and Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) announced Wednesday that the Senate passed legislation to expand the democratic process by making it faster and easier for New Yorkers whose affidavit ballots are ruled invalid to become properly registered for future elections.

April 14, 2010
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Public Hearing: Public Campaign Financing

Senate Standing Committee on ElectionsChair:    Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.Public Hearing:    Public Campaign FinancingTime:    10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.Contact:    Bernadette Oliver (518) 455-2310Media Contact:    Michelle Friedman (212) 298-5549

April 23, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Elections Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Elections Senator Joseph Addabbo, Chair 11:30 AM, Tuesday, April 13, 2010 Room 816 LOB

April 13, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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ADDABBO ADVANCES ADDITIONAL ELECTION REFORMS

New York State Senate Member

Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.

April 7, 2010
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