Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Urgent: Early Voting Hours Extended

 Hi, Everyone,


Those long lines at our early voting locations have caught the attention of the BOE and the County Executive. Voting hours have been extended by 1 hour each day of early voting.

The following is from the League of Women Voters of Westchester:

Due to the overwhelming turnout for this year's General Election, the Board of Elections is extending ALL early voting hours as follows:
Tuesday, October 27: 12pm to 9pm
Wednesday, October 28: 8am to 5pm
Thursday, October 29: 12pm to 9pm
Friday, October 30: 8am to 5pm
Saturday, October 31: 12pm to 6pm (except Mt. Kisco Memorial Complex Special hours: 11am to 4pm)
Sunday, November 1, 12pm to 6pm
There is NO EARLY VOTING on November 2
Voting on Election Day, November 3 is from 6am to 9pm. You must vote at your assigned polling place on November 3.

Most of the people I've talked to have waited 1 - 2.5 hours; my wait was a little more than an hour. But all-in-all, the process ran smoothly. Remember, you can drop off your mail-in ballot and you don't have to wait in line - the dropbox for Mt. Pleasant is just a few steps inside the community center and there is a poll worker 'guarding' it who can help you.

Please be prepared. The rest of the week is forecast to be rainy and Friday is projected to be cold, so dress accordingly.

Please stay safe, be patient, wear your mask, make some in-line friends as you wait, and VOTE!

Karin

Sunday, October 25, 2020

The Final Stretch

 Hi, All,

We're into the final stretch; early voting has started and election day is just a week away. The turnout at the Mt. Pleasant community center has been outstanding and countywide, more than 10,000 votes were cast on Saturday. 

Candidates still need our help:

o For Pete Harckham: https://peteforny.com/contact-us/
o Zoom fundraiser on 10/28 with Hillary Clinton -- see flyer below


Voting:

If you're using a mail-in ballot please get it into the mail on Monday. Remember, you can drop off your ballot at any of the early voting sites. In case you haven't reviewed your options, here's the list:

General Election, Nov. 3, 2020

Early Voting Times and Dates

  • Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 from noon until 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct.. 25, 2020 from noon until 5 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct.. 26, 2020 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct.. 27, 2020 from noon until 8p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct.. 28, 2020 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct.. 29, 2020 from noon until 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct.. 30, 2020 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct.. 31, 2020 from noon until 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020 from noon until 5 p.m.

Westchester County Early Voting Centers

  • Eastchester Public Library, 11 Oakridge Place, Eastchester, NY 10709
  • Dobbs Ferry Village Hall, 112 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
  • Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Avenue, White Plains, NY 10607
  • Veterans Memorial Building, 210 Halstead Avenue, Harrison, NY 10528
  • Pound Ridge Town House, 179 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge, NY 10576
  • Mamaroneck Town Center, 740 W. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, NY 10543
  • Mt. Kisco Memorial Complex at Leonard Park, 1 Wallace Drive, Mt. Kisco, NY 10549
  • Mt. Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Drive, Valhalla, NY 10595
  • Mt. Vernon City Hall, 1 Roosevelt Square, Mt. Vernon, NY 10550
  • New Rochelle City Hall Annex – 90 Beaufort Place, 90 Beaufort Place, New Rochelle, NY 10801
  • Joseph G. Caputo Community Center, 95 Broadway, Ossining, NY 10562
  • Peekskill Nutrition Center – Neighborhood Center, 4 Nelson Avenue, Peekskill, NY 10566
  • Somers Town House, 335 Route 202, Somers, NY 10589
  • Westchester County Board of Elections, 25 Quarropas Street, White Plains, NY 10601
  • Grinton I. Will Library, 1500 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10710
  • Riverfront Library, One Larkin Center, Yonkers, NY 10701
  • Yorktown Cultural Center, 1974 Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Now, Get Out the Vote!

The lines may be long, so take a friend if you can...and water and a snack. 
Offer rides to people you know will need them. 
Dress warmly, you may be outside for some time.

As you wait in line to vote, please be warm, be patient, be safe, and please wear your mask.

Karin