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Voter registration ends Friday

The last minute to sign up to vote is upon us, with mail-in and in-person voter registration ending tomorrow.

Mail-in voter registration forms must be mailed out by midnight on Friday, Oct. 13, and received by the Board of Elections no later than Wednesday, Oct. 18, for the Tuesday, Nov. 7 general election. Additionally, if you moved to a new county, you must register within that county by the 18th. Voters looking to change their political party for next year’s primaries must do so with their local county board of elections by the 13th.

This year’s general election includes the Rochester mayoral election, which places incumbent Mayor Lovely Warren against Republican Tony Micciche, Green Party candidate Alex White, Independent Lori White and James Sheppard, running as an independent. Several seats of Rochester City Council are up for grabs. Supreme Court elections for the the 7th Judicial District, encompassing, Cayuga, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and  Yates, has Republican John Gallagher running uncontested.

Three statewide ballot initiatives, including the initiative for the New York Constitutional Convention, are up for vote this November.

To find your local ballot box, and where to register to vote, visit www.elections.ny.gov.

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