Consolidated Information for the 2018 General Elections in New York

The general election is coming up next week on November 6, 2018. This is basically my research that I did for informing my choices on election day. By posting this I am hoping that it will be of use for others as well.

In order to find out who the candidates are, you will need to do a ballot lookup through Ballotpedia which will give you a look at your options during voting day.

I’m posting this even though I don’t have videos for everyone because election day is tomorrow. I’ll update this post as I come across more videos.

As for New York, the following candidates are up for election:

Question 1: New York Campaign Finance City Charter Amendment

Summary: This amendment decreases the amount that a candidate for city elected office may accept from a contributor and increases the public funding available for a citywide candidate participating in the city’s public matching funds program.

Question 2: New York Civic Engagement City Commission Charter Amendment
Summary: Sets up a Civic Engagement City Commission that has a focus of increasing engagement by the public. One example is to provide translators at voting locations.
Question 3: New York Community Boards City Charter Amendment
Summary: This amendment will impose term limits for community board members, require appointed board members to have a diverse background and for the Civic Engagement City Commissions (if passed) will provide resources, assistance and training to communicy boards.

Flip Your Ballot NYC has an in depth explanation of all 3 with translations into many languages.

U.S. Senate NY
  • Kirsten Gillibrand (D) Incumbent
  • Chele Farley (R)

Eyewitness News ABC Senate debate:

U.S. House New York District 10
  • Jerrold Nadler (D) Incumbent
  • Naomi Levin (R)
Governor of NY
  • Andrew Cuomo (D) Incumbent
  • Marcus Molinaro (R)
  • Larry Sharpe (L)
  • Stephanie Miner (I)
  • Howie Hawkins (G)
Here is the CBS Gubernatorial Debate between Andrew Cuomo and Marcus Molinaro

Larry Sharpe’s interview with The Rubin Report

Larry Sharpe’s interview at HOT 97

Stephani Miner’s interview on WIBX


Attorney General of New York
  • Letitia James (D)
  • Keith Wofford (R)
  • Nancy Sliwa
  • Christopher B. Garvey (L)
  • Michael Susan (G)
New York Comptroller
  • Thomas P. DiNapoli (D) Incumbent
  • Jonathan Trichter (R)
  • Cruger Gallaudet (L)
  • Mark Dunlea (G)

MMN NYC’s New York Comptroller debate

Lieutenant Governor of NY
  • Kathy Hochul (D) Incumbent
  • Julie Killian (R)
  • Andrew Hollister (L)
  • Michael Volpe
  • Jia Lee (G)
NY State Senate District 17
  • Simcha Felder (D) Incumbent
  • Luis Rivera
NY State Assembly District 49
  • Peter Abbate Jr (D) Incumbent
  • Rosemary A. Mangino
NY Supreme Court 2nd Judicial District
  • Sylvia O. Hinds-Radix (D) Incumbent
  • Michelle Weston (D) Incumbent
  • Eric I. Prus (D) Incumbent
  • Wayne Saitta (D) Incumbent
  • Ingrid Joseph (D)
  • Lisa S. Ottley (D)
  • Devin P. Cohen (D)
  • Anthony R. Caccamo (R)
  • Douglass Seidman
  • Angharad Vaughan
  • Debra Brown
NYC Civil Court Kings
  • Loren Baily-Schiffman (D) Incumbent
  • Rupert V. Barry (D)
  • Vincent F. Martusciello

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