1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Town
  4. Article 6: Town Elections


Section 80 Biennial town elections

Town (TWN)

Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a biennial town election for the election of town officers and for the consideration of such questions as may be proposed by the town board or the duly qualified electors, pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, shall be held on the Tuesday next succeeding the first Monday in November of every odd-numbered year. All other town elections are special elections. A town election or special town election held pursuant to this chapter, shall be construed as a substitute, for a town meeting or a special town meeting heretofore provided to be held by law, and a reference in any law to a town meeting or special town meeting shall be construed as referring to a town election or special town election.