New York Senate: Links & Resources
Key sites for voting and election information, candidates' positions on the issues, state government links, campaign finance law guidelines and more coverage of the race.
New York State Board of Elections
6 Empire State Plaza, Suite 201
Albany, NY 12223
FAX: (518) 486-4068
Swan Street Building Core 1 Empire State Plaza
State Board of Elections
"VOTE," the New York State Board of Elections Web site proclaims, and it teaches New Yorkers how to do just that. The site features results from past elections, local and county election information, plus biographies and links for elected officials.
State of New York
The New York State Web site links to many of the Empire State's
long list of agencies and commissions, including the State Commission on Lobbying, and the Public Service Commission. It also features links to every county and city with a Web site in New York state.
Office of the Governor
The home page for Gov. George Pataki (R) has links to documents, press releases, and the full text of the New York state of the state address.
New York State
The New York State legislature's Web site links to a list of
legislators, bills and laws, and current announcements.
New York Times
National and state political news, as well as national and state campaign news from the New York Times. (Registration required.)
Times-Union Albany Report
Political news from the state capital city newspaper.
ElectNet New York covers both Senate and gubernatorial elections with periodic updates and includes links to incumbent officials, candidates and other state political Web sites. ElectNet also features forums, interactive surveys, summary pages for all states holding elections this year and updates and background information on races in all 50 states.
York Government Links from Project Vote Smart
Project Vote Smart, the flagship program of the non-partisan Center for National Independence in Politics, is a clearinghouse for information on more than 13,000 candidates, state and national elections and state offices. One of its key functions is an issues survey that allows users to look at a candidate's positions without wading through advertising or spin doctors. The site's New York page includes links to official state pages, campaign contact information, biographical and contact information on members of the state legislature and links to voting information.