The Capitol Pressroom: Temperatures heat up at polling sites

Sept. 27, 2022 – Onondaga County Democratic Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny explains how tensions have escalated in recent years at polling sites and advocates for legislation imposing tougher penalties for threatening election workers. Subscribe to dustinczarny.com for all content and election news updates

Commissioner in a Car: The Absentee ballots are coming

Over 8500 ballots will be in the mail as of tomorrow for the General Election. I go over everything you need to know to apply and vote by absentee. Go to onvote.net to apply today. Important dates: Apply for an absentee by Mail October 24 Apply for an absentee in person by November 7 PostmarkContinue reading “Commissioner in a Car: The Absentee ballots are coming”

Today I turn 50 and I have a fight I want to tell you about

Dear Friends, Today I turn 50 years old. I am sending this email to tell you about a project I have dedicated the last ten years of my life to, stopping Gerrymandering in Onondaga County.  I am asking you consider making a donation to fight gerrymandering in Onondaga County as well as set a precedent toContinue reading “Today I turn 50 and I have a fight I want to tell you about”

The Weekly Wonk: Election Day Turnout the August 22 Primary

Welcome to the #weeklywonk. This is my weekly blog about statistics, registration data, and election law on my website, dustinczarny.com. This is a rebrand of my #wonkywednesday and #sundaythoughts columns I have been writing since 2020. In merging these two side projects together I am hoping to be a little more regular in my production.Continue reading “The Weekly Wonk: Election Day Turnout the August 22 Primary”

Zoom with Czarny: Christina Cagnina For Supreme Court

This week I sit down with Christina Cagnina, candidate for Supreme Court in the 5th Judicial District. We talk about her background, what Supreme Court does, and the rigors of running in one of the largest districts in NY politics. Enjoy. Subscribe to dustinczarny.com for content and election news updates

My letter to Onondaga County Democratic Elections Commissioners seeking re-election

I believe in transparency in my role as Onondaga County Elections Commissioner. That is why I started this website. In that spirit I am releasing the letter I have emailed and mailed to Onondaga County Democratic Committee members. The vote is October 6th and I have learned I am unopposed however I think it isContinue reading “My letter to Onondaga County Democratic Elections Commissioners seeking re-election”

National Voter Registration Day: Register to vote here – Newschannel9

NewsChannel 9 spoke with Onondaga County Democratic Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny about how people can check if they are registered to vote before early voting begins in just 39 days. https://www.localsyr.com/news/national-voter-registration-day-register-to-vote-here/

Commissioner in a Car: National Voter Registration Day and important Dates for the General Election

Important dates for the General Election Registration October 14 last day to register in person or by mail October 19 last day to change address Update address Change party Absentee September 23 absentees start to be delivered October 24 last day to apply by mail November 7 last day to apply in person November 8Continue reading “Commissioner in a Car: National Voter Registration Day and important Dates for the General Election”

Special elections are confusing, chaotic messes that bleed taxpayers — and could often be avoided if politicians quit before leveling up, flaming out, or dropping dead – Insider

“We’re used to having to think on our feet now in New York,” Dustin Czarny, a Democratic election commissioner in Syracuse-based Onondaga County, told Insider. “I have to be honest: This year is the worst.” https://www.businessinsider.com/special-elections-congress-vote-alaska-gerontocracy-2022-9

The Weekly Wonk: Absentee Voting in August Primary

Welcome to the #weeklywonk. This is my weekly blog about statistics, registration data, and election law on my website, dustinczarny.com. This is a rebrand of my #wonkywednesday and #sundaythoughts columns I have been writing since 2020. In merging these two side projects together I am hoping to be a little more regular in my production.Continue reading “The Weekly Wonk: Absentee Voting in August Primary”