Voters head to the polls for primary elections across New York – CNYCentral.com

Czarny said while voter turnout is “normally light,” he said it could be different this year. He said normally turnout on Primary Day is about 10 to 15 percent of eligible voters. “We’ve seen across the country an increase in turnout in primary elections and during the June primary, we saw almost double the turnoutContinue reading “Voters head to the polls for primary elections across New York – CNYCentral.com”

Not enrolled in a political party in NY? You can vote in Reform Party primaries – CNYCentral.com

To vote in the Reform Party primaries you must be registered in the Reform Party or not a member of any other political party. “This is a new policy of the Reform Party of New York State and is only relevant to that party,” said Onondaga County Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny. https://cnycentral.com/news/local/not-enrolled-in-a-political-party-in-ny-you-can-vote-in-reform-party-primaries

Primary Day: What You Need To Know – WSKG

tate lawmakers this year decided on a Thursday vote because the anniverary of the 9/11 attacks and Rosh Hashana both fell on Tuesday. Onondaga County Democratic Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny said his office did get a few calls this week from confused voters, but he doesn’t expect it to have a massive impact on turnout.Continue reading “Primary Day: What You Need To Know – WSKG”

Voters not enrolled in political party can vote in Reform Party primaries – Syracuse.com

It can be very confusing for voters, said Dustin Czarny, an Onondaga County Board of Elections commissioner. In most other political parties, voters must be enrolled in that political party to vote in a primary, he said. In Onondaga County, the Reform Party’s primary rules mean more than 72,000 people not enrolled in a politicalContinue reading “Voters not enrolled in political party can vote in Reform Party primaries – Syracuse.com”

What voters need to know before heading to the polls for Primary Day – CNYCentral.com

“Everything is the same except for the day,” Czarny said . Polls across the state will be open from noon to 9 pm. In Onondaga County, Czarny says all polling places will be open, there are no consolidated polling places. https://cnycentral.com/news/local/what-voters-need-to-know-before-heading-to-the-polls-for-primary-day

9/11 anniversary and Rosh Hashanah move Primary Day to next Thursday – WSYR9

The Democratic Elections Commissioner of Onondaga County, Dustin Czarny, says the date change won’t help turnout. The turnout might balance out because of interest in the contested gubernatorial primary and the better turnout in Democratic primaries across the country. https://www.localsyr.com/news/local-news/9-11-anniversary-and-rosh-hashanah-move-primary-day-to-next-thursday/

Onondaga County extends voter registration deadline for NY primary election – Syracuse.com

Election Commissioner Dustin Czarny said some counties are sticking to the Aug. 19 deadline, but Onondaga, Monroe and other large counties have decided to give their residents the extra day to register. Onondaga County extends voter registration deadline for NY primary election – syracuse.com

Voter turnout could be higher in central NY’s 2018 congressional Democratic primary – WRVO

Democratic Onondaga County Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny said national trends show more Democrats are voting in the 2018 primaries. “In 2016, when we had a June primary, the voter turnout was nine percent, which is as horrible as you can imagine,” Czarny said. “But the absentee ballot count is a little bit higher than 2016,Continue reading “Voter turnout could be higher in central NY’s 2018 congressional Democratic primary – WRVO”