Decision 2018 voting guide

Election season is in full swing and this voting guide will help you navigate all the big races, the thorny issues and lead you to the right place and right dates to vote.

With party primaries for congressional races over, attention turns to whether the seats will flip parties come November? 

Come September, will Governor Andrew Cuomo, who is seeking a third term, fend off a primary fight from actress Cynthia Nixon?

Those questions will be answered in the coming months by you, the voter. Spectrum News will be your place for all your Decision 2018 coverage.

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Election Dates

  • September 13 -- State primary
  • November 6 -- General election

Can I vote in the primaries?

In New York, only voters registered with their party can vote in that specific party's primary. Voters can't vote in any other party's primary, and if you're unregistered, you'll have to wait for the general election.

What positions are on the November ballot?

  • 19th Congressional District (currently held by John Faso)
  • 22nd Congressional District (currently held by Claudia Tenney)
  • 23rd Congressional District (currently held by Tom Reed)
  • U.S. Senate (currently held by Kirsten Gillibrand)
  • Governor's office (currently held by Andrew Cuomo)
  • Attorney General (currently held by interim AG Barbara Underwood)
  • State Comptroller (currently held by Tom DiNapoli)
  • All state senators are up for re-election
  • All state Assembly members are up for re-election


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