senate Bill S420

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires counting affidavit ballots of eligible voters if a voter appears at a polling place in the correct county but in the incorrect election district

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Jan 09, 2013 referred to elections


S420 - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §9-209, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1325A
2009-2010: S1701A

S420 - Summary

Requires the counting of an affidavit ballot of an eligible voter if such voter appeared at a polling place in the correct county but in the incorrect election district.

S420 - Sponsor Memo

S420 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen.  DILAN  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to counting  of  affidavit


  Section 1. Subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (a)  of  subdivision  2  of
section 9-209 of the election law, as amended by chapter 308 of the laws
of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  (iii)  If the board of elections determines that a person was entitled
to vote at such election, the board shall cast and canvass  such  ballot
if  such  board finds that the voter appeared at [the correct] A polling
place IN THE CORRECT COUNTY, regardless of the fact that the  voter  may
have appeared in the incorrect election district.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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