It is important to get your voice heard! Make a plan to vote.
A ruler is not to be appointed unless the community is first consulted.
—Rabbi Yitzhak, Babylonian Talmud Berachot 55a
Here are some things you need to know for the upcoming Primary Elections:
July 29—The deadline to register for a party and thereby be eligible to vote in the primaries. You will not be eligible to vote in the Primaries if you are not registered for a party. Click here to check or change your party registration.
August 8—The deadline to request an absentee ballot, though it is recommended to submit your request before the deadline. Due to a recent change in the law, New York State voters are no longer permitted to cast a ballot on a voting machine in person if they have requested to vote by an absentee ballot. Click here to request an absentee ballot.
August 13-21—Some early voting sites are still being finalized and may be different from your Election Day poll site.
NYC residents find your polling site here
Westchester County residents find your polling site here
Nassau and Suffolk County residents find your polling site here
Get ready for the primary! Make a plan to vote, help a friend or family member vote, and mark your calendars! Feel free to share this information on social media and with your family/friends.
The Reform Jewish community believes it is our responsibility to play an active role in our community and choosing its leaders. Democracy is a promise we renew not just on Election Day, but every day…all of us build democracy. Learn what the Torah can teach us about voting: