Spectrum News NY1 takes a look at the key races in New York City politics on November 3.


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WHO'S ON THE BALLOT?


Below are some of the races we’re highlighting, but all U.S. House, State Senate, and State Assembly offices are up for election this year.

See the full list of candidates and races on the ballot.

PRESIDENTIAL RACE


CANDIDATES
President Donald Trump, wearing a black suit jacket and a white dress shirt while standing in front of a black background

DONALD TRUMP (R) - Incumbent

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  • Defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 by winning the Electoral College
  • Has claimed, without evidence, that mail-in voting will rig the election
  • Touts himself as law-and-order candidate, attacks New York City for police reforms
  • Pushing for quicker reopenings amid the coronavirus pandemic
Joe Biden, wearing a black suit jacket, a white dress shirt, and a blue tie and standing in front of a sapphire blue curtain

JOE BIDEN (D)

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  • Vice president under Barack Obama from 2009 to 2017
  • Says he supports expanded health care, but not a single-payer system
  • Backs the Green New Deal, would commit $1.7 trillion to reducing carbon emissions
  • Wants expanded coronavirus testing and tracing, hazard pay for essential workers

ADDITIONAL COVERAGE

U.S. HOUSE RACE


11th Congressional District
11th Congressional District
CANDIDATES

MAX ROSE (D) - Incumbent

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  • Defeated Republican Rep. Dan Donovan in 2018
  • Veteran of the war in Afghanistan
  • Voted yes on impeachment of President Donald Trump

NICOLE MALLIOTAKIS (R)

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  • Represents Staten Island, Brooklyn in the 64th Assembly District
  • Was Republican nominee for NYC mayor in 2017
  • Opposed impeachment of Donald Trump

ADDITIONAL COVERAGE

Election Deadlines

October 9 — The New York State voter registration form should be mailed or delivered in person by this date.

October 24 — Early voting begins in New York City.

October 27 — Last date to postmark an absentee ballot application. You can request an absentee ballot if you do not want to vote in person.

November 1 — Last day of early voting

November 3 — Election Day

November 10 — Absentee ballots must reach the Board of Elections no later than this date, seven days after the election, to be counted.