It's Election Day! Vote the StreetsPAC Slate for Safer Streets and Better Transit!

There's an important general election today in New York, and polls will be open until 9 p.m. You can find your polling site, review a sample ballot, confirm your registration status, and see other election-related information at vote.nyc.

StreetsPAC's Board of Directors has spent the better part of the past year evaluating responses to our in-depth candidate questionnaire, analyzing policy platforms, and conducting personal interviews with dozens of candidates. We've endorsed 16 candidates for the New York State Senate and Assembly, and you can read more about them, and crucial aspects of their street-safety and transportation platforms, below. Endorsed candidates are listed in ascending order by district number. We've said this often, but it bears repeating that state government exerts enormous influence over New York City's streets and transit system, and your vote for a StreetsPAC-endorsed candidate can help to ensure that the legislature will pursue policies that make our streets safer and our buses and subways more efficient and reliable.

There's a great deal at stake in today's election beyond transportation issues. We want you to have your say, so please make a plan to vote, and remember that as long as you're in line at your polling place by 9 p.m., you can't be turned away.

Thank you for your support, and happy voting!

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General Election Tomorrow – Here's Our Voter Guide!

Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 8th, is Election Day, and polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. You can find your polling site, review a sample ballot, confirm your registration status, and see other election-related information at vote.nyc.

We've endorsed 16 candidates for the New York State Senate and Assembly, and you can read more about them, and important aspects of their street-safety and transportation platforms, below. Endorsed candidates are listed in ascending order by district number. State government exerts enormous influence over New York City's streets and transit system, and your vote for a StreetsPAC-endorsed candidate can help to ensure that the legislature pursues policies that make our streets safer and our buses and subways more efficient and reliable.

There's a great deal at stake in tomorrow's election beyond transportation issues. Turnout is critical, so please make a plan to vote, and remember that as long as you're in the queue to vote by 9 p.m., you can't be turned away.

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StreetsPAC's General Election Voter Guide!

Early voting for New York's November 8th general election begins Saturday, October 29th. Early-voting sites will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. over the weekend, and hours will then vary through the conclusion of early voting on Sunday, November 6th. You can find daily poll-site hours here, and you can confirm your early-voting and election-day polling locations, review a sample ballot, check your registration status, and see other election-related information at vote.nyc.

We've endorsed 16 candidates for the New York State Senate and Assembly, and you can read more about them, and important aspects of their street-safety and transportation platforms, below. Endorsed candidates are listed in ascending order by district number. State government exerts enormous influence over New York City's streets and transit system, and your vote for StreetsPAC-endorsed candidates can help to ensure that the legislature promotes policies that make our streets safer and our buses and subways more efficient and reliable.

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StreetsPAC's Primary Day Voter Guide!

Good morning! It's Primary Day in New York, and polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. If you're registered to vote with a political-party affiliation, you are eligible to vote today in your party's primary.

We've spent several months evaluating responses to our in-depth candidate questionnaire, analyzing policy platforms, and conducting personal interviews with dozens of candidates. We've endorsed seven candidates for the New York State Senate in today's primary. You can learn more about each of our endorsees below, as well as the street-safety and transportation issues they'll champion if elected.

To find your polling location, see a sample ballot, and check your voter-registration status, please visit vote.nyc.

Today's primary will undoubtedly continue a trend of low-turnout elections. While we'd much prefer to see robust voter participation, the silver lining to lower turnout is that your vote for a candidate who supports safe, complete and livable streets, and reliable, efficient and affordable public transit, has the potential to make a real difference in a close race. Please vote!

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There's A Primary Election Tomorrow – Here's Our Voter Guide!

Tomorrow is, once again, Primary Day in New York, and polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. If you're registered to vote with a political-party affiliation, you are eligible to vote in your party's primary.

We've spent the past several months evaluating responses to our in-depth candidate questionnaire, analyzing policy platforms, and conducting personal interviews with dozens of candidates. We've endorsed seven candidates for State Senate, all of whom appear on primary ballots tomorrow. You can learn more about each of our endorsees below, as well as the street-safety and transportation issues they'll advocate for in office.

The August 23rd primary will undoubtedly continue a trend of low-turnout elections. While we're fans of robust voter participation, the silver lining to lower turnout is that your vote for a candidate who supports safe, complete and livable streets, and reliable, efficient and affordable public transit, has the potential to make a real difference in a close race.

To find your polling location, see a sample ballot, and check your voter-registration status, please visit vote.nyc.

And if you have an hour or two to spare tomorrow, it's not too late to help our endorsees get out the vote. We've compiled links to all of our candidates' volunteer opportunities – just click here to find a GOTV opportunity near you.

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Primary Tuesday – Vote Early Through Sunday

Early voting in advance of Tuesday's Primary election for New York State Senate continues today until 3 p.m., and then on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Tuesday, the polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

You can find your early-voting and Primary day polling sites, and more election-related information, at vote.nyc.

We've endorsed seven terrific candidates for State Senate, and you can read more about them and their safe-streets and pro-transit platforms below. Given the timing of this election, we expect turnout to be anemic. While that is of course less than ideal, it also presents an opportunity to unite behind candidates who are committed to improving our transportation system and making streets safer.

While your vote for our endorsed candidates is crucial, you can do even more by volunteering for a couple hours to help push them across the finish line. Click here for links to sign up to help our endorsees get out the vote!

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August 23rd Primary Election Early Voting Continues All Week

Early voting for the August 23rd Primary for New York State Senate continues all week, with polling sites open as follows:

Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

You can find more information about early voting, find your early-voting and election-day polling locations, check your registration status, and see other election-related information at vote.nyc.

We've proudly endorsed seven candidates in the primary for the New York State Senate; you can read more about them, and aspects of their street-safety and transportation platforms, below. Our endorsees are listed by district number in ascending order.

And you can find information about volunteering to help our endorsed candidates get out the vote, which is especially critical with a low-turnout August primary, here.

[Note: there are also primaries for Congress in a number of districts, but we are not registered with the Federal Election Commission and only endorse in city and state races.]

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Early Voting for August 23rd Primary Begins Tomorrow

Early voting for the August 23rd Primary for New York State Senate begins tomorrow, Saturday, August 13th. Early-voting sites will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, and hours will then vary through the conclusion of early voting next Sunday. You can see the daily poll-site hours here: https://www.vote.nyc/page/primary-elections-2022.

You can check your registration status, find your early-voting and election-day polling locations, and see other election-related information at vote.nyc.

We've proudly endorsed seven candidates in the primary for the State Senate, including two incumbents, two candidates challenging sitting State Senators, and three candidates running for open seats. You can read more about them, and aspects of their street-safety and transportation platforms, below. Our endorsees are listed in ascending order by district number.

You can find information about volunteering to help our endorsed candidates get out the vote, which is especially critical with a low-turnout August primary, here.

[Note: there are also primaries for Congress in a number of districts, but we are not registered with the Federal Election Commission and only endorse in city and state races.]

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StreetsPAC Endorses Seven Candidates in New York State Senate Primary

We are proud today to announce our endorsement of seven candidates in the August 23rd primary for the New York State Senate!

Our endorsees include two incumbents, two candidates challenging sitting State Senators, and three candidates running for open seats, in districts that touch on all five boroughs.

In-person early voting begins on Saturday, August 13th, while the deadline to request an absentee ballot is today. You can check your registration status, find your early-voting and election-day polling locations, and see other election-related information at vote.nyc. We've included links to district maps for each of the candidates we're endorsing.

We anticipate making a final round of endorsements in advance of November's general election, as a number of state legislators whom we've endorsed in the past are not facing primary challenges. Check back for updates.

We hope you'll join us in supporting these outstanding candidates for the New York State Senate. Read on to learn more about our endorsees and aspects of their street-safety and transportation platforms. Candidates are listed below in ascending order by district number.

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StreetsPAC's Testimony to City Council on Greenway Master Plan, Public Restrooms

We testified at yesterday's New York City Council Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure oversight hearing on managing public space, in support of bills that would require a Greenway Master Plan, foster creation of more public restrooms, and make it easier for schools and other institutions to use adjacent open spaces. Our full testimony follows below.

StreetsPAC is strongly supportive of this committee’s assessing of the large and crucial task of managing the city’s public space. Welcoming, dynamic, easily accessed, and equitable public space is critical to the health of New York City and its citizens, and we believe the creation of a high-level entity within city government to coordinate and manage the city’s public spaces is urgently necessary.

The pandemic has underscored just how important access to open space is to New Yorkers, and just how immensely popular – and good for business – welcoming, strollable, and sittable areas are across diverse communities. We urge this committee and the full Council to prioritize improvement in the city’s management of public space.

As to the three bills before the committee today, we support all of them.

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