Voice Recording Laws in New York by vns19015

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									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.
                                                    rmccoy@cidny.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.
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                                                    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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