Boards of Elections in the Voting Information and Resources Downstate New York Region HOW DO I GET HELP? Bronx County Board of Elections 1780 Grand Concourse, 5th Floor The organizations listed below can help people access the information and Bronx, New York 10457 resources they need to register to vote, become informed voters and to Phone: 718-299-9017 exercise their vote. All the organizations are obliged to provide disability- TTY: None* related accommodations. The extent to which each of these organizations provide accommodations vary. Kings County Board of Elections 345 Adams Street, 4th Floor Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY (CIDNY) Brooklyn, New York 11201 CIDNY helps voters with disabilities register to vote and access polling places, Location until June 2006 explains voting laws, and provides technical assistance to organizations. Phone: 718-797-8800 CIDNY will also provide information on agencies in your area that offer local TTY: None* assistance. firstname.lastname@example.org Nassau County Board of Elections Tel: 646-442-4146 New Administration Building TTY: 212-674-5619 400 County Seat Drive Mineola, New York 11501 VOTING, REGISTRATION, AND CAMPAIGN INFORMATION Phone: 516-571-2411 TTY: None New York State Board of Elections New York City Board of Elections Request or download voter registration forms; find out how to run for elected 32 Broadway, 7th Floor office; review state and federal election laws; link to county boards; find your New York, New York 10004 congressional, state assembly and state senate representatives. Phone: 212-487-5300 The New York State Board of Elections and local board of elections must TTY: 212-487-5496 provide accommodations such as alternate formats (large print, electronic, Putnam County Board of Elections audio and Braille), sign language interpreters, access to polling places, and 1 Geneva Road registration and voting assistance upon request. Brewster, New York 10509 http://www.elections.state.ny.us Phone: 845-278-6970 Telephone: 1-800-367-8683 (English/Spanish). TTY: None TTY: 1-800-533-8683 Queens County Board of Elections New York City Campaign Finance Board 126-06 Queens Boulevard The NYC Campaign Finance Board administers the Campaign Finance Kew Gardens, New York 11415 Program, publishes the NYC Voter Guide, and oversees the Debate Program Phone: 718-730-6730 in NYC. The board will provide a voice recording of the guide upon request TTY: None * and uploads an accessible format onto its website. http://www.nyccfb.info Telephone: 212-306-7100 TTY: None *Use the New York City Board of Elections TTY: 212-487-5496 New York City Voter Assistance Commission (NYC VAC) The NYC VAC monitors voter registration and voting in New York City. VAC also works with Mayoral agencies, private groups and individuals, and Made possible with the support of the New York State Commission on Quality of Care for People with Disabilities. Page 2/ Revised 03/12/09 community-based organizations to promote voter registration and voter Boards of Elections in the participation. Downstate New York Region http://www.nyc.gov/voter (cont’d) Telephone: (212) 788-8384 TTY: None Richmond County Board of MAKE INFORMED DECISIONS Elections 1 Edgewater Plaza Project Vote Smart Staten Island, New York 10305 A non-profit organization that provides voter information on candidates Phone: 718-876-0079 including: biographical information, issue positions, voting records, campaign TTY: None* finances and interest group ratings. This information is organized in state and federal categories. Rockland County Board of http://www.vote-smart.org/ Elections Telephone: 1-888-VOTE-SMART (1-888-868-3762). 11 New Hempstead Road New City, New York 10956 League of Women Voters of New York State Phone: 845-638-5172 The League of Women Voters of New York State is a multi-issue, nonpartisan TTY: None political organization that influences public policy through advocacy and education. The site below will give you links to your local League site. You Suffolk County Board of Elections can call your local league or search its website to find out who represents Yaphank Avenue you in the local, state and federal government. The League of Women Voters P.O. Box 700 and its chapters will provide publications in alternate formats upon request. Phone: 631-852-4500 http://www.lwvny.org TTY: 631-852-4540 Telephone: 518-465-4162 TTY: None Westchester County Board of Elections If you have difficulty accessing any of the information cited above, 25 Quarropas Street please contact CIDNY at 646-442-4146 or TTY 212-674-5619. White Plains, New York 10601 Phone: 914-995-5700 TTY: None *Use the New York City Board of Elections TTY: 212-487-5496 Made possible with the support of the New York State Commission on Quality of Care for People with Disabilities.
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