Press Release: Immediate

Beginning on Wednesday, October 18, you can go to WWW.VOTE411.ORG to find what you need to know about the November 7, 2023 General Election. 

VOTE411 is a national, non-partisan voting resource that provides a “one-stop shop” for all the information you need to register and cast your ballot. You can enter your home address to learn which elections are being held within your district.  Find out how to vote in-person or with an absentee ballot.  Information is also provided on each candidate – their background and their responses to questions about their stances on issues and priorities. You can also find information on the proposals that will appear on the back of your ballot. 

The outcome of the General Election will have a strong impact on the future of our communities. VOTE411 will help you be prepared to vote. 

Residents of Tompkins County will be voting on the New York State Supreme Court Justice for the 6th Judicial District and on the Tompkins County Court Judge. Two proposals to amend the New York State Constitution will be on the back of the ballot: Removal of Small City School Districts From Special Constitutional Debt Limitation, and Extending Sewage Project Debt Exclusion From Debt Limit.

Residents of towns within Tompkins County may also be voting on local races, including Town Supervisor, Town Clerk, Highway Superintendent, Town Councilpersons, or Town Justice. 

Residents of the Town of Danby will also vote on the following proposal:  A Local Law Providing for the Abolition of the Elected Position of Town Clerk and the Creation of the Appointed Position of Town Clerk.

Residents of the City of Ithaca will be voting on the Mayor and on Alderpersons for all 5 wards.

Deadline to register is Saturday, October 28! 

Early voting will be Saturday, October 28 – Sunday, November 5. 

Election Day is Tuesday, November 7.

Launched as a national, state, and county community service in 2006, VOTE411 is supported by the League of Women Voters’ Education Fund.