assembly Bill A9760

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the county seat in Madison county to have at least one polling place designated for early voting

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Mar 28, 2022 referred to election law

A9760 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-600, El L

A9760 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the county seat in Madison county to have at least one polling place designated for early voting.

A9760 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9760
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 28, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. SALKA -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Election Law
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to  requiring  the  county
   seat  in  Madison county to have at least one polling place designated
   for early voting
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section 8-600 of the election law, as
 amended by chapter 781 of the laws  of  2021,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   2. (a) The board of elections shall designate polling places for early
 voting,  which  may  include  the offices of the board of elections, for
 persons to vote early pursuant to this title.
   (b) The largest city in the county or, if there  is  no  city  in  the
 county,  the  municipality  with  the  highest population in each county
 based on the latest federal decennial census,  or  the  county  seat  in
 Washington  county,  OR THE COUNTY SEAT IN MADISON COUNTY, shall have at
 least one polling place designated for early voting, and to  the  extent
 practicable  if  such  city  or  municipality  has public transportation
 routes, such polling place shall be situated along  such  transportation
 routes.
   (c) In counties with at least five hundred thousand registered voters,
 there shall be so designated at least one early voting polling place for
 every full increment of forty thousand registered voters.
   (d)  In all other counties with less than five hundred thousand regis-
 tered voters, there shall be so designated at  least  one  early  voting
 polling  place  for  every  full increment of thirty thousand registered
 voters; provided, however, the number of early voting polling places  in
 counties  with  less  than five hundred thousand registered voters shall
 not be required to be greater than ten nor less than one.
   (e) For any special, primary or run-off primary election at  which  no
 voters of the municipality with the highest population within the county
 are  eligible  to vote, the board of elections may, in lieu of having an
 early voting polling place in such  municipality,  designate  a  polling
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.