Election Reform

COMMON CAUSE/NY SUPPORTS

Improved Election Administration for NYC


We are working with our colleagues at Citizens Union and other groups to obtain the passage of the following bills by the New York City Council. These bills would Improve voters’ access to, and experience at, the polls in New York City.

 

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  •  Intro 613 (introduced by Inez Dickens) -- requires email notifications of important election information to be sent to registered voters who sign up for updates. Current notification occurs only through regular U.S. Postal Service mail.

    Sponsor: Inez E. Dickens Co-Sponsors: Margaret S. Chin, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Daniel Dromm , Julissa Ferreras, Lewis A. Fidler, Daniel R. Garodnick, Vincent J. Gentile, Sara M. Gonzalez, Letitia James, Karen Koslowitz, Deborah L. Rose, James G. Van Bramer, Michael C. Nelson, Rosie Mendez, Robert Jackson, Brad S. Lander, Peter F. Vallone, Jr., Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Jessica S. Lappin, Charles Barron, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Jumaane D. Williams, Stephen T. Levin, Helen D. Foster, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Annabel Palma, Darlene Mealy, Gale A. Brewer, David G. Greenfield, Mark S. Weprin, Albert Vann, James Vacca, James F. Gennaro, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Peter A. Koo, James Sanders, Jr., G. Oliver Koppell, Ruben Wills, Daniel J. Halloran III, James S. Oddo

 

  •  Intro 721 (introduced by Jessica Lappin) -- establishes a poll worker program to give city employees incentives to work on Election Day, expanding the pool of competent poll workers.

    Sponsor: Jessica S. Lappin, Co-Sponsors: Julissa Ferreras, Vincent J. Gentile, Brad S. Lander, Daniel Dromm , Daniel R. Garodnick, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Charles Barron, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Jumaane D. Williams, Rosie Mendez, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Annabel Palma, Gale A. Brewer, Albert Vann, James Vacca, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Inez E. Dickens, Peter A. Koo, James Sanders, Jr., Michael C. Nelson, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Eric A. Ulrich, Daniel J. Halloran III

 

  •  Intro 728 (introduced by David Greenfield) -- requires voter registration forms be provided to parents enrolling their children in school.

    Sponsor: David G. Greenfield Co-Sponsors: Ruben Wills, Lewis A. Fidler, Helen D. Foster, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Brad S. Lander, Stephen T. Levin, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Deborah L. Rose, Jumaane D. Williams, Karen Koslowitz, Annabel Palma, Margaret S. Chin, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Vincent J. Gentile, Robert Jackson, Albert Vann, Daniel R. Garodnick, Jessica S. Lappin, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Charles Barron, Daniel Dromm , Melissa Mark-Viverito, Gale A. Brewer, Mark S. Weprin, Julissa Ferreras, Sara M. Gonzalez, Rosie Mendez, Inez E. Dickens, James F. Gennaro, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Michael C. Nelson, Peter A. Koo, James G. Van Bramer, Daniel J. Halloran III

 

  • Intro 760 (introduced by Jumaane Williams) -- requires the Board of Elections to report the number of New Yorkers who completed voter registration forms while seeking services at city agencies.

    Sponsor: Jumaane D. Williams Co-Sponsors: Daniel Dromm , Letitia James, Brad S. Lander, Rosie Mendez, Ruben Wills, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Daniel R. Garodnick, Lewis A. Fidler, Jessica S. Lappin, Charles Barron, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Stephen T. Levin, Helen D. Foster, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Margaret S. Chin, Gale A. Brewer, David G. Greenfield, Mark S. Weprin, Albert Vann, Julissa Ferreras, Sara M. Gonzalez, Inez E. Dickens, James F. Gennaro, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Peter A. Koo, Michael C. Nelson, James Sanders, Jr., G. Oliver Koppell, James G. Van Bramer, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Robert Jackson, James Vacca, Daniel J. Halloran III

 

  • Intro 769 (introduced by Mathieu Eugene) -- expands the City's popular Voter Guide to include state and federal elections so voters are more informed about all contests on the ballot.

    Sponsor: Mathieu Eugene Co-Sponsor: Robert Jackson, Letitia James, Peter A. Koo, G. Oliver Koppell, Brad S. Lander, Jumaane D. Williams, Helen D. Foster, Albert Vann, Daniel R. Garodnick, Lewis A. Fidler, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Jessica S. Lappin, Charles Barron, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Daniel Dromm , Rosie Mendez, Stephen T. Levin, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Annabel Palma, Darlene Mealy, Margaret S. Chin, Mark S. Weprin, James Vacca, Julissa Ferreras, Sara M. Gonzalez, Inez E. Dickens, James F. Gennaro, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Michael C. Nelson, James Sanders, Jr., Gale A. Brewer, James G. Van Bramer, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Daniel J. Halloran III, James S. Oddo

 

  •  Intro 778 (introduced by Brad Lander) -- requires the Board of Elections to report data required by the Mayor's Management Report to the City Council to better measure its performance.

    Sponsor: Brad S. Lander Co-Sponsors: Letitia James, Jumaane D. Williams, Daniel R. Garodnick, Robert Jackson, Peter F. Vallone, Jr., Lewis A. Fidler, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Charles Barron, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Daniel Dromm , Rosie Mendez, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Annabel Palma, Margaret S. Chin, Gale A. Brewer, David G. Greenfield, Mark S. Weprin, Albert Vann, James Vacca, Julissa Ferreras, Michael C. Nelson, Sara M. Gonzalez, Inez E. Dickens, James F. Gennaro, Peter A. Koo, Stephen T. Levin, James Sanders, Jr., Helen D. Foster, G. Oliver Koppell, Ruben Wills, James G. Van Bramer, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Daniel J. Halloran III, Eric A. Ulrich

 

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