Governor Cuomo Sets New Primary Date for New York State Offices

Last week Governor Cuomo signed legislation that moved the primary for state officials from September 11, 2018 to September 13, 2018.  The move was prompted by two considerations: 1) September 11th is Rosh Hashanah and 2) voting on the 9/11 anniversary caused some concern.  Of course moving the election back a few days will also affect the start of the Lowest Unit Rate Period.  The new Election Schedule for New York will be as follows:





Additional information regarding New York State and Federal elections can be found on the board of elections website HERE.