Tomorrow—Tuesday, September 9, is the New York State Primary Election. An earlier New NY23rd article “NYS Primary Candidate Information” summarized information about the three candidates for Governor, and the two candidates for Lt. Governor. It has links to articles about the candidate and their websites. It also gives you a link to your county’s Board of Elections website to find out about the other primary races in your county.
Polls are open from Noon to 9 PM.
In the past week my household has received mail political ads for Governor Cuomo and Kathy Hochul for Lt. Governor. We received a phone “Push Poll” and two reminders to vote for Zephyr Teachout and Timothy Wu. We also received a phone “Push Poll” for Rob Astorino for Governor, which might confuse voters since Mr. Astorino will NOT be on any ballot tomorrow.
Primary elections always have a low voter turnout. New NY 23rd urges you to get out and vote, and bring a friend or two with you. Celebrate—> Go out to lunch or dinner or maybe a movie. Your vote is more valuable in a low turn out election. In case you were wondering, the General Election will be only 56 days after the Primary.
I have included some reminders: