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Signature Requirements 2021

By order of the Governor, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, signature requirements for individuals wishing to run for offices in 2021 have been reduced 1.5% (down from the usual 5%).  Click on the link below that is applicable to the office you are seeking.  If you have questions, please call or visit the Board of Elections.
Signature Requirements for TOWNS & CITIES

Signature Requirements for VILLAGES

Signature Requirements for LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS

Independent Nominating Petitions
Chapter 90 of the Laws of 2021 was passed into law March 30, 2021 and became effective immediately.  It reduces the signing requirement for Independent Nominating Petitions from 5% to 2.5%.  First day to gather signatures has not changed, it's still April 13th with filing period to run from May 18-May25.
Signature Requirements for TOWNS & CITIES

Signature Requirements for VILLAGES

Signature Requirements for LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS