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Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm New York
Governor:1(Term Limit: None; 4-year term)
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
2000 Census:19,004,973 (6.74% of 281,998,273)
2004, 2008 Electors:31(5.76% of 538)
2002-2010 Representatives:29(6.67% of 435)
2010 Census:19,421,055 (6.27% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electors:29(5.39% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:27(6.21% of 435)
Capital:Albany
 

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Official Name/Status   All States
 The STATE of New York
 Status: STATE of the Union
 Ratified Articles of Confederation: 6 February 1778. this State formally adhered to the Articles on 9 July 1778 when the document was signed by its delegates to the Seventh Continental Congress
 Ratified Constitution of the United States: 26 July 1788
  The 11th state.

Traditional Sections and Regions   All States
 Section: NORTHEAST
 Region: Mid-Atlantic
 Survey: Metes & Bounds

Constitutions   All States     Links to State Constitutions
 Enabling Act: [None. One of the 13 original States which declared their independence from the nascent British Empire on 4 July 1776]
 
1st (1777-1821) [Adopted: 20 April 1777 Provincial Congress (the 'de facto' legislature of New York at the time) reconstituted itself as the "Convention of State Representatives" for purposes of drafting a State Constitution, 10 July 1776, Ratified: 20 April 1777 not submitted to the People]
2nd (1823-1846) [Adopted: 10 November 1821 Convention convened, 28 August 1821, Ratified: 17 January 1822 ratified by a vote of 74,732 to 41,402; effective, 1 January 1823]
3rd (1847-1894) [Adopted: 9 October 1846 Convention convened, 1 June 1846, Ratified: 3 November 1846 ratified by a vote of 221,528 to 92,436; effective, 1 January 1847]
4th (1895-) [Adopted: 29 September 1894 Convention convened, 8 May 1894, Ratified: 6 November 1894 ratified by a vote of 410,697 to 327,402; effective, 1 January 1895. (NOTE: The work of the Constitutional Convention of 5 April 1938 to 26 August 1938, submitted to the People and ratified by a vote of 1,521,036 to 1,301,797 on 8 November 1938 [effective, 1 January 1939], is considered to merely be a recodification of the Constitution of 1894 and is, thus, not generally considered to be New York's "5th Constitution" )]


Executive Branch   All States
 
Chief Executive
  GOVERNOR
Successor to a Vacancy
  Lieutenant Governor [Elected on a ticket with (but may be nominated separately from) the Governor]
 
 
Major Executive Officers Elected Statewide   All States   2018 Office holders
  Governor: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: None
  Lieutenant Governor: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Elected on a ticket with (but may be nominated separately from) the Governor
  Attorney General: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022
  Comptroller: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

Legislative Branch   All States
 
Legislature
  LEGISLATURE
 
Upper House
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Lower House
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Judicial Branch   All States
 
Court of Last Resort
  Court of Appeals
Intermediate Appellate Court
  Supreme Court: Appellate Division [IN: department FOR: State]
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Local Government
 
   
PRIMARY CIVIL DIVISION  All States
  county [Type: Limited, Executive and Legislative: Board of Supervisors]
 MINOR CIVIL DIVISION  All States
   Town[ship] [Type: Broad, Executive: SUPERVISOR, Legislative: Board]
 
Incorporated Municipalities  All States
   

Statutory Election Information   All States
 
General Election   All States
  The general election shall be held annually on the Tuesday next succeeding the first Monday in November. [CHAPTER SEVENTEEN OF THE CONSOLIDATED LAWS, ELECTION LAW, Article 8, Title 1, Section 8-100. 1. (c)]
Presidential Primary   All States
  (--2007) In each year in which electors of president and vice president of the United States are to be elected an additional primary election, to be known as the spring primary, shall be held on the first Tuesday in March unless otherwise changed by an act of the legislature, for the purpose of electing delegates to the national convention, members of state and county committees and assembly district leaders and associate assembly district leaders. [CHAPTER SEVENTEEN OF THE CONSOLIDATED LAWS, ELECTION LAW, Article 8, Title 1, Section 8-100. 1. (a)]
  (2007-2011) In each year in which electors of president and vice president of the United States are to be elected, an additional primary election, to be known as the winter primary, shall be held on the first Tuesday in February unless otherwise changed by an act of the legislature, for the purpose of electing delegates to the national convention. [CHAPTER SEVENTEEN OF THE CONSOLIDATED LAWS, ELECTION LAW, Article 8, Title 1, Section 8-100. 1. (a)]
  (2012-2015) In the year 2012 ... the Presidential primary, shall be held on April 24, 2012 ... for the purpose of electing delegates to the national convention [CHAPTER SEVENTEEN OF THE CONSOLIDATED LAWS, ELECTION LAW, Article 8, Title 1, Section 8-100. 1. (a)]
  (2015--) In the year 2016 ... the Presidential primary, shall be held on April 19, 2016 ... for the purpose of electing delegates ... to the national convention [CHAPTER SEVENTEEN OF THE CONSOLIDATED LAWS, ELECTION LAW, Article 8, Title 1, Section 8-100. 1. (a)]
State Primary   All States
  (--2012) A primary election, to be known as the fall primary, shall be held on the first Tuesday after the second Monday in September before every general election unless otherwise changed by an act of the legislature [CHAPTER SEVENTEEN OF THE CONSOLIDATED LAWS, ELECTION LAW, Article 8, Title 1, Section 8-100. 1. (a)]
  (2012-2013) 27 January 2012: U.S. District Court Judge Gary L. Sharpe ruled that the New York 2012 primaries for U.S. House and U.S Senate races will be held on the 4th Tuesday in June, beginning 26 June 2012. The MOVE act requires 45 days between the Primary and the General Election for overseas ballots to be sent and returned. [Case 1:10-cv-01214-GLS-RFT]
  (2014--) 12 December 2013 / 29 October 2015: U.S. District Court Judge Gary L. Sharpe ruled that the New York 2012-2016 primaries for U.S. House and U.S Senate races will be held on the 4th Tuesday in June. The MOVE act requires 45 days between the Primary and the General Election for overseas ballots to be sent and returned. [Case 1:10-cv-01214-GLS-RFT]
  (2018-2018) On 2 March 2018, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (Democratic) signed AB8917 which, for 2018 only, moves the state and local partisan primary from Tuesday 11 September to Thursday 13 September. "... the 2018 fall primary shall be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018..." [Section 1].
Polling times   All States
  Polls shall be open for voting during the following hours: a primary election from twelve o'clock noon until nine o'clock in the evening, except in the city of New York and the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Putnam and Erie, and in such city or county from six o'clock in the morning until nine o'clock in the evening; the general election CONDUCT OF ELECTIONS 8-102 from six o'clock in the morning until nine o'clock in the evening; a special election called by the governor pursuant to the public officers law, and, except as otherwise provided by law, every other election, from six o'clock in the morning until nine o'clock in the evening. [CHAPTER SEVENTEEN OF THE CONSOLIDATED LAWS, ELECTION LAW, Article 8, Title 1, Section 8-100. 2.]


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