Share Your Story: How Would Vote By Mail Help You Cast Your Ballot?
There’s an exciting new program that could be heading to New York voters soon – The New York Early Mail Voter Act passed the state legislature in June and creates New York’s first ever Vote By Mail system. This bill is huge. Allowing New Yorkers to choose to cast their ballots through the mail is guaranteed to increase voter turnout, especially in historically disenfranchised populations.
While we're urging Governor Hochul to sign the New York Early Mail Voter Act into law and awaiting her signature, we want to hear from you: How would a Vote By Mail System in New York help you cast your ballot?
Maybe you're immunocompromised and want to avoid possible exposures at your poll site. Maybe you're a primary caretaker or single parent and the convenience of voting by mail would be much better for your schedule. Maybe you'd like the extra time to study your ballot and make an informed choice. Let us know! Use this form to share your Vote By Mail story and let us know why you're an advocate for the New York Early Mail Voter Act.
*We may share your story on social media, but we will remove your last name to protect your privacy.*