All eyes are on the midterm elections in November to see how voters will weigh in on highly divisive national politics, but more than 200 public offices are up for election this year here in New York. The governor's office, control of the state legislature, and the state attorney general's office are all on the line in many contested races that can decide how New Yorkers' money, schools, and transit system will be managed. Keep track of all the election dates and the dozens of voter registration deadlines with our 2018 Political Calendar.
Key election dates
State/Local primary election: Thursday, September 13
General election: Tuesday, November 6
When are polls open?
In New York City, polls will be open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. for all elections.