Issues: Elections

Committee Meeting: Elections Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Elections Senator Joseph Addabbo, Chair 11:30 AM, Tuesday, March 23, 2010 Room 816 LOB

March 23, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Lockport Business Assocation Awards Dinner

I attended the Lockport Business Association Awards dinner honoring Lockport area businesses.

March 15, 2010
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ADDABBO ADVANCES ELECTION REFORMS

New York State Senate Member

Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.

March 10, 2010
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SENATE PASSES KLEIN BILL TO SHORTEN ELECTION-DAY SHIFTS FOR POLL WORKERS

Klein Bill Expands Opportunity for Seniors and the Physically Disabled to Participate in Democratic Process

ALBANY – State Senator and Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) announced on Monday that the Senate passed legislation to shorten work shifts for election-day poll workers. The bill (S1836) permits local Boards of Elections to hire election inspectors for half-day shifts, preventing fatigue and flexibility for workers whose shifts often start before the polls open at 6 AM and end after they close at 9 PM.

March 8, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Elections Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Elections Senator Joseph Addabbo, Chair 11:30 AM, Tuesday, March 9, 2010 Room 816 LOB

March 9, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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NYS Senator Foley after passage of election registration confidentiality legislation

March 1, 2010: New York State Senator Brian X. Foley comments on Senate Bill 5945, which authorizes courts to order the confidentiality of election registration records of a victim of domestic violence. The bill passed by a 57-0 vote.

March 3, 2010
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Statement from Senator George Winner

Elmira, N.Y., February 26—State Senator George Winner (R-C-I, Elmira) released today the following statement in response to New York Governor David Paterson’s announcement that he will not seek election in November, but will remain in office until the end of his current term:

“It’s not clear to me how Governor Paterson will be able to govern in any effective or productive way.

March 1, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Elections Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Elections Senator Joseph Addabbo, Chair 11:30 AM, Tuesday, March 2, 2010 Room 816 LOB

March 2, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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New Voting Machines

  

When you go to the polls in September, the old Shoup 3.2 mechanical voting machine - used in city polling places for about half a century - will be gone, replaced by Elections Systems & Software‟s (ES&S) DS200 Scanner and the AutoMark Ballot Marking Device.

ES&S will provide 5,000 to 7,000 voting machines to the city under a $50 million contract. According to the City Board of Elections, the board selected ES&S after completing a thorough evaluation and public hearing process.

February 9, 2010
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Op Ed - Election machines

 


New York State Sen. Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. is Chairman of the Senate Elections Committee

 

In a recent vote, the New York City Board of Elections chose the Elections System and Software DS200 optical scan voting machines to replace our aged lever machines. The new machines will be used in this fall’s primary and general elections and will bring greater efficiency and accuracy to the electoral process, while ensuring that every vote cast is counted accurately.

February 3, 2010
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February 2, 11:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Public Hearing: Public Hearing: Standing Committee on Elections

Theodore Roosevelt Executive Legislative Building

Mineola, NY 11501

October 28, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Public Hearing: Public Hearing: Standing Committee on Elections

250 Broadway

19th Floor

New, York, NY 10007

October 9, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Public Hearing: Public Hearing: Standing Committee on Elections

 Yonkers City Hall

Council Chambers 4th Floor

Yonkers, NY 10701

October 5, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Coalition Announces New Statewide Campaign To End Prison-Based Gerrymandering Before 2010 Census

Rev. Al Sharpton, Sen. Eric Schneiderman, Assm. Hakeem Jeffries Join Forces With Coalition To Announce New Statewide Campaign To End Prison-Based Gerrymandering Before 2010 Census

January 28, 2010
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Public Hearing: NYS Senate Standing Committee on Elections

Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. Chair

Senator Martin Malave Dilan             Senator Thomas W. Libous                  Senator Jose M. Serrano                    Senator Joseph A. Griffo                      Senator Brian X. Foley                      Senator Thomas P. Morahan  SUBJECT: To address oversight of the 2009 elections, the pilot program for the use of optical scan voting machines, and proposals to eliminate runoff elections and institute instantaneous runoff voting.

January 21, 2010
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