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New York Designating Petition Filing Requirements 2009

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  • Posted on June 4, 2009

  • Notice

New York City Mayor – Minimum 7,500 signatures by Thursday, July 23, 2009
Source: 2008 New York State Election Law
6-136. Designating petitions; number of signatures.
(a) For any office to be filled by all voters of the city of New York, seven thousand five hundred signatures.

New York City Council – Minimum 900 signatures by Thursday, July 23, 2009
Source: 2008 New York State Election Law
6-136. Designating petitions; number of signatures.
(c-1) For any office to be filled in the city of New York by all the voters of any city council district, nine hundred signatures.

Source: 2008 New York State Election Law
6-158. Nominating and designating petitions and certificates, conventions; times for filing and holding.
(4) A petition of enrolled members of a party requesting an opportunity to write in the name of an undesignated  candidate for a public office or party position at a primary election shall be filed not later than the eighth Thursday preceding the primary election. However, where a designating petition has been filed and the person named therein has declined such designation and another person has been designated to fill the vacancy, then in that event, a petition for an opportunity to ballot in a primary election shall be filed not later than the seventh Thursday preceding such primary election.

For more detailed information please refer to the attached documents which outline the specific election law verbatim and the official 2009 NYS Election Calendar.


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