NEW YORK GENERAL ELECTION VOTER GUIDE
General election coverage

Hey, New Yorkers, getting ready to vote in the general election on Tuesday, November 6? Let this voting guide help you navigate all the big races, the thorny issues and lead you to the right place and right dates to vote.

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WHERE IS MY POLL SITE?

Need help finding where to go vote? Use the widget below to find your polling place.

 

WHO AM I VOTING FOR?

- Who is your state Assembly member? Find out here

- What about your state senator? Here's where to look

 
 
 
 
 
WHAT'S AT STAKE?
WHAT DOES MY BALLOT LOOK LIKE?
GOVERNOR'S RACE

Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, is seeking a third term. He faces Republican challenger Marc Molinaro in the general election.

ANDREW CUOMO (D)
Current governor

MARC MOLINARO (R)
Republican candidate

11TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

The most-contested congressional race in New York City is for a district that covers all of Staten Island and part of Brooklyn. It is the only one in New York City represented by a Republican. Incumbent Dan Donovan faces a challenge from Democrat Max Rose.

Dan Donovan

DAN DONOVAN (R)
Current congressman

Max Rose

MAX ROSE (D)
Democratic candidate

U.S. HOUSE RACES

There may not be many competitive House races in New York City, but there are several races across New York State that are expected to be close. Those races are generating national attention as Democrats and Republicans fight to win the majority of seats in the House.

AN EYE ON THE STATE SENATE

Republicans have held control of the state Senate for the majority of modern New York history. But Democrats are hoping that anti-Trump sentiment will help them take back the state's upper chamber.

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR'S RACE

The lieutenant governor is second-in-line to the governor. If the governor is forced to leave office, the lieutenant governor takes over.

Kathy Hochul

KATHY HOCHUL (D)
Current lieutenant governor

Julia Killian

JULIE KILLIAN (R)
Republican candidate

ATTORNEY GENERAL'S RACE

New York's attorney general is seen as one of the top legal positions in the country. The attorney general is responsible for overseeing dozens of attorneys and hundreds of cases.

Letitia James

LETITIA JAMES (D)
Democratic candidate

keith wofford

KEITH WOFFORD (R)
Republican candidate

COMPTROLLER'S RACE

The office of comptroller may be an obscure one for members of the general public, but it's important. The comptroller manages the state's pension fund for public employees, valued at more than $200 billion. The comptroller also conducts key audits for state and local government spending.

Thomas DiNapoli

TOM DINAPOLI (D)
Current comptroller

Jonathan Trichter

JONATHAN TRICHTER (R)
Republican candidate

U.S. SENATE RACE

One of New York's two U.S. senators is up for re-election. Kirsten Gillibrand is considered a potential Democratic candidate for the White House in 2020. Her Republican challenger is Chele Farley, who served as New York City finance chairwoman for the state Republican Party.

Kirsten Gillibrand

KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND (D)
Current U.S. senator

Chele Farley

CHELE FARLEY (R)
Republican candidate

COVERAGE

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