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Sample Ballots, 2021

Voter Information Center

Nov. 2, 2021

Poll open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

On all ballots:

Proposal one, an amendment (Full text)

Amending the Apportionment and Redistricting Process

                This proposed constitutional amendment would freeze the number of state senators at 63, amend the process for the counting of the state’s population, delete certain provisions that violate the United States Constitution, repeal and amend certain requirements for the appointment of the co-executive directors of the redistricting commission and amend the manner of drawing district lines for congressional and state legislative offices.  Shall the proposed amendment be approved?


Proposal two, an amendment (Full text)

Right to Clean Air, Clean Water, and a Healthful Environment

                The proposed amendment to Article I of the New York Constitution would establish the right of each person to clean air and water and a healthful environment.  Shall the proposed amendment be approved? 


Proposal three, an amendment (Full text)

Eliminating Ten-Day Advance Voter Registration Requirement

                The proposed amendment would delete the current requirement in Article II, Section 5 that a citizen be registered to vote at least ten days before an election and would allow the Legislature to enact laws permitting a citizen to register to vote less than ten days before the election.   Shall the proposed amendment be approved?


Proposal four, an amendment (Full text)

Authorizing No-Excuse Absentee Ballot Voting

                The proposed amendment would delete from the current provision on absentee ballots the requirement that an absentee voter must be unable to appear at the polls by reason of absence from the county or illness or physical disability.  Shall the proposed amendment be approved?


Proposal five, an amendment (Full text)

Increasing the Jurisdiction of the New York City Civil Court

                The proposed amendment would increase the New York City Civil Court’s jurisdiction by allowing it to hear and decide claims for up to $50,000 instead of the current jurisdictional limit of $25,000. Shall the proposed amendment be approved?

Adams (town) / Adams (village)

Alexandria / Alexandria Bay

Antwerp / Antwerp (village)

Brownville / Brownville (village) / Dexter (village)

Cape Vincent / Cape Vincent (village)


Clayton / Village of Clayton

Ellisburg / Ellisburg (village) / Mannsville (village)

Henderson / Henderson Free Library proposition

Hounsfield / Sackets Harbor (village)

LeRay 1 / LeRay 2 / Evans Mills / LeRay 4 / Black River / LeRay 6 / LeRay 7 / LeRay 8


Lyme / Chaumont / Lyme cannabis proposition



Philadelphia / Philadelphia (village)


Rutland / Black River


Watertown (town)

Watertown (city) - 12 / Watertown (city) - 13 / Watertown (city) - 14 / Watertown (city) - 15

Wilna / Deferiet