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Political Calendar

This political calendar contains ready reference to the significant dates pertaining to elections to be held in this state.

It constitutes a valuable guide to the proper administration of our election process. For complete information be sure to consult the applicable Election Law and Regulations. All dates are based on statutory provisions in effect on the date of publication. Final confirmation should be obtained from your county board of elections.

www.elections.ny.gov

March 3, 2014


ELECTION DATES

 

FEDERAL PRIMARY ELECTION

Set by Federal Court Order

JUNE 24, 2014

POLLS OPEN AT 12 NOON and CLOSE AT 9 P.M.

 

PRIMARY ELECTION 

Sec. 8-100 (1) (a)

SEPTEMBER 9, 2014

POLLS OPEN AT 12 NOON and CLOSE AT 9 P.M.


GENERAL ELECTION

Sec. 8-100 (1) (c)

NOVEMBER 4, 2014

POLLS OPEN AT 6 A.M. and CLOSE AT 9 P.M.

 

 

BECOMING A CANDIDATE
PARTY DESIGNATIONS


FEDERAL PRIMARY ONLY

DESIGNATING PETITIONS Court Order
March 4           First day for signing designating petitions. Sec. 6-134(4)
April 7 -10       Dates for filing designating petitions. Sec. 6-158(1)
April 14           Last day to authorize designations. Sec. 6-120(3)
April 14           Last day to accept or decline a designation. Sec. 6-158(2)
April 18           Last day to fill a vacancy after a declination. Sec. 6-158(3)
April 22           Last day to file authorization of substitution. Sec. 6-120(3)

OPPORTUNITY TO BALLOT PETITIONS Court Order
March 25          First day for signing. Sec. 6-164
April 17            Last day to file petitions. Sec. 6-158(4)
April 24            Last day to file an OTB petition if there has been a declination by a designated candidate.
                       Sec. 6-158(4)

INDEPENDENT NOMINATIONS

INDEPENDENT PETITIONS Secs. 6-138(4)
June 24 
         First day for signing nominating petitions. Sec. 6-138 (4)
July 29-Aug 5  
Dates for filing independent nominating petitions. Sec. 6-158 (9)

Aug 8              Last day to accept or decline nomination. Sec. 6-158 (11)
Aug 11
           Last day to fill a vacancy after a declination. Sec. 6-158 (12)
Aug 8             
Last day to decline after acceptance if nominee loses party primary. Sec. 6-158 (11)

SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS FOR DESIGNATING AND OPPORTUNITY TO BALLOT PETITIONS (Sec. 6-136) and INDEPENDENT NOMINATING PETITIONS (Sec. 6-142)

5% of the enrolled voters of the political party in the political unit (excluding voters in inactive status) or the following, whichever is less. For any office to be filled by all the voters of:

PARTY NOMINATIONS OTHER THAN PRIMARY Court Order

May 13-June 5  First and last day for holding state committee meeting to nominate a candidate for statewide office Sec. 6-104(c)
July 15             Last day to file certificates of nomination to fill vacancies created pursuant to
                       Secs. 6-116 & 6-158 (6)
July 18             Last day to accept or decline a nomination. Sec. 6-158 (7)
July 21
            Last day to file authorization of nomination. Secs. 6-120 & 1-106
July 22
            Last day to fill a vacancy after a declination. Sec. 6-158 (8)

 

PARTY CALLS Sec. 2-120
TBA              Last day for State and County party chairs to file a statement of party positions to be filled at the
Primary Election.

ONONDAGA COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS

2014 PETITION SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS

FEDERAL

DISTRICT

DEM

PARTY

REP

PARTY

CONS

PARTY

WOR

PARTY

IND

PARTY

GRE

PARTY

INDEPENDENT
CONGRESS
24 * 1250 1250 419 100 1097 56 3500
 
* INDICATES PETITIONS WILL BE FILED IN ALBANY

 

PARTY POSITIONS

DISTRICT

DEM PARTY

REP PARTY

CONS PARTY

WOR PARTY

IND PARTY

GREEN PARTY
STATE COMMITTEE
120   N/A        
126   N/A        
127   N/A        
128   N/A        
129   N/A        
JUDICIAL DELEGATES
120   N/A        
126   N/A        
127   N/A        
128   N/A        
129   N/A        
             

* Indicates Petition will be filed in Albany

 Revised:  12/19/13

 

ONONDAGA COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS

2014 PETITION SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS

DISTRICT

DEM

PARTY

REP

PARTY

CONS

PARTY

WOR

PARTY

IND

PARTY

GRE

PARTY

INDEPENDENT
STATE SENATE
50              
53              
STATE ASSEMBLY
120              
126              
127              
128              
129              

COUNTY-WIDE OFFICES

COUNTY-WIDE

OFFICES

             
TOWN OFFICES
CAMILLUS
             
 
CICERO              
 
CLAY              
 
DEWITT              
 
ELBRIDGE              
 
FABIUS              
 
GEDDES              
 
LAFAYETTE              
LYSANDER              
 
MANLIUS              
 
MARCELLUS              
 
ONONDAGA              
 
OTISCO              
 
POMPEY              
 
SALINA              
 
SKANEATELES              
 
SPAFFORD              
 
TULLY              
 
VAN BUREN              
VILLAGE OFFICES
V/ CAMILLUS              
 
* Indicates Petitions will be filed in Albany.

REVISED: 4/4/13

*** Used 4/1/13 Active Enrollment Numbers

any political subdivision contained within another political subdivision, except as herein provided, requirement is not to exceed the number required for the larger subdivision; a political subdivision containing more than one assembly district, county or other political subdivision, requirement is not to exceed the aggregate of the signatures required for the subdivision or parts of subdivision so contained.

FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE**

ONONDAGA COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS

2014 CONTRIBUTION LIMITATIONS

OFFICE
INDIVIDUAL
CORPORATION FAMILY +
 
 
STATE SENATE  
50      
53      
 
STATE ASSEMBLY  
120      
126      
127      
128      
129      
 
COUNTY WIDE 14,090.00 5,000.00 70,450.00
 
TOWN OFFICES  
     
 
       
 
       
 
       
 
EXEMPT FROM LIMITS: Candidates & Spouse, County Committee
 

REVISED: 4/3/2013

** Used: 10/27/2012 Active Political Subdivision Numbers

* Numbers furnished by State Board of Elections

+ Family - Candidate's Family consists of Candidate's Child, Parent, Grandparent, Brother, Sister and Spouses of those persons.

 

DATES FOR FILING

Primary Election
32 Day Pre-Primary - August 8, 2014
11 Day Pre-Primary - August 29, 2014
10 Day Post-Primary - September 19, 2014


General Election
32 Day Pre-General - October 3, 2014
11 Day Pre-General - October 24, 2014
27 Day Post-General - December 1, 2014


Periodic Reports
Jan. 15
July 15

* During this time period any contribution or loan which exceeds $1,000 must be reported within 24 hours of receipt. This same contribution or loan must also be reported in the Post-Election report.

** NOTE **
For complete information on the manner, time and place for filing campaign financial disclosure reports, contact the State Board of Elections at 1-800-458-3453, your county board of elections, or see Article 14 of the NYS Election Law and Part 6200

of the Rules and Regulations.

 
 
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