Fall 2020 Voting Information - General Election
The Westechester County Board of Elections site has extensive information on voting in Westchester County. There are several ways to vote:
- You may vote in person on Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020.
- You may vote during Early Voting, Oct. 24 - Nov. 1, 2020.
Westchester County registered voters may vote at any Westchester County early voting location. See the Westchester County Board of Elections Early Voting 2020 site for details including the early voting schedule and a list of early voting locations.
- You may vote via absentee ballot.
For more information, including how to apply, deadlines, and how to cast an absentee ballot, visit the Westchester County Board of Elections Absentee Ballot site.
Candidates Forums for the November General Election
- The virtual Candidates Forum for candidates in the U.S House of Representatives NY CD 17 election will be held Tuesday October 13, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. To register to view the CD 17 Forum click here. The Forum will also be live-streamed via the League of Women Voters of Westchester Facebook page and be available for subsequent viewing through Election Day Tuesday November 3. To submit a question for the candidates to be asked during the CD 17 Forum, click here.
- The virtual Candidates Forum for candidates in the New York State Legislature Senate District 37 election will be held Monday October 19, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. To register to view theSD 37 Forum click here. The Forum will also be live-streamed via the League of Women Voters of Westchester Facebook page and be available for subsequent viewing through Election Day Tuesday November 3. To submit a question for the candidates to be asked during the SD 37 Forum, click here.
The League of Women Voters of White Plains is working in concert with the city of White Plains, as a member of the Complete Count Committee, to educate citizens about the importance of completing their census surveys.
Did You Know...
- Census Day is Wednesday April 1, 2020 (no joke!)
- The Census will be digital for the first time.
- The Census will be available in 60 languages, Braille, and large print.
- Census results help determine how billions of dollars in federal funding flow into states and communities each year.
- The results determine how many seats in Congress each state will be apportioned.
- It is mandated by the U. S. Constitution in Article I, Section 2.
- The U.S. has counted its population every 10 years since 1790.
- By law, the Census Bureau cannot release any identifiable information about you, your home, or your business, even to law enforcement agencies. That’s protected under Title 13 of the U.S. Constitution.
- Everyone living in the U.S. is required by law is to be counted in the 2020 Census; regardless of citizenship status.
- There is NO citizenship question on the 2020 Census.
The League of Women voters of White Plains hosts a monthly series featuring a local organization that benefits the community, in order to educate residents about the services available to them. In doing so, we hope to encourage our friends and neighbors to become more engaged with their community.
February 2020 - El Centro Hispano, Inc.