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Don't Forget to Vote in the Democratic Primary on September 12th!

By Sheila Bernson and Jennifer Mebes Flagg Co-Presidents of the League of Women VotersŪ of New Castle

On September 5th the League of Women VotersŪ of New Castle, together with the Westchester League, held an informative Candidates' Night for the Democratic Primary for Westchester County Executive with candidates Kenneth W. Jenkins and George S. Latimer.

Candidates' Night for the Democratic Primary for Westchester County Executive, September 5, 2017 from New Castle Media Center on Vimeo.

The winner will run against Robert P. Astorino (Republican, incumbent) in the November general election.

Polls will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at your usual polling place.

The General Election is Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

2017 ELECTION INFORMATION

PRIMARY ELECTION--TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th

Register in person by August 18
Register by mail: Postmarked by August 18 and received by August 23
Apply for absentee ballot in person by September 11
Apply for absentee ballot by mail: postmarked by September 5
Deliver ballot in person by September 12
Deliver ballot by mail: postmarked by September 11 and received by September 19

GENERAL ELECTION--TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7th

Register in person by October 13; if honorably discharged by the military or become a naturalized citizen after October 13, you may register in person at the Board of Elections up until October 28

Register by mail: Postmarked by October 13 and received by October 18
Apply for absentee ballot in person by November 6
Apply for absentee ballot by mail: postmarked by October 31
Deliver ballot in person by November 7
Deliver ballot by mail: postmarked by November 6 and received by November 14

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