New Yorkers can register to vote and cast their ballot on the same ‘golden’ day – Gothamist

Dustin Czarny, the Democratic commissioner for the Onondaga Board of Elections, said they are also planning to rely on the affidavit ballot system unless the state Legislature or state Board of Elections advises them otherwise. “Affidavit is the right tool for it. It allows time to double check all things later in the electoral process,”Continue reading “New Yorkers can register to vote and cast their ballot on the same ‘golden’ day – Gothamist”

Elections officials ask for administrative reforms – WCNY Capitol Pressroom

May 24, 2023 – Onondaga County Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny makes the case for minimum staffing levels at local boards of elections, creating voting centers on Election Day and ensuring all elections commissioners are full-time roles. Subscribe to dustinczarny.com for all content and elections news updates

Protecting Election Integrity with Board of Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny – From the Lobby Podcast

I was honored to appear on “From the Lobby” with my friend Alec Lews of O’Donnell & Associates. We got to talk about election administration, the end-of-year legislation push, and election integrity. Check it out. Subscribe to dustinczarny.com for all content and election news updates

Central Current Radio: June Primary Preview and Push for Legislation for the close of the 2023 session

I appeared on Central Current Radio on May 4, 2023 to preview the upcoming June primary. I also talked about the push for election legislation in the NYS legislature as they look to close Subscribe to dustinczarny.com for all election news and content updates

Stimulus money buys Ryan McMahon a promotional video fit for a campaign – Syracuse.com

“State election law does not prohibit using the power of incumbency to promote a candidate’s work. It’s a fine ethical line often judged by the public rather than any enforcer, said Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny, a Democrat.” https://www.syracuse.com/news/2023/05/stimulus-money-buys-ryan-mcmahon-a-promotional-video-fit-for-a-campaign.html

Two Syracuse council candidates, others tossed from primary ballot after petition challenges – Syracuse.com

Raquan Pride-Green and Hasahn Bloodworth were removed Friday from this year’s Democratic primary for Syracuse Common Council seats after their petitions were challenged. The two commissioners for the Onondaga County Board of Elections agreed with challengers who claimed some of the people passing petitions and some of the people who signed them were not Democrats,Continue reading “Two Syracuse council candidates, others tossed from primary ballot after petition challenges – Syracuse.com”

Democrats on the party changing its presidential primary calendar – WXXI Connections

I appeared on WXXI Connections to discuss the Democrats changing their primary calendar. You can listen to this hour long program below where I gave some insight on why I believe this was a good move and answered host and listener questions. https://www.wxxinews.org/show/connections/2023-02-24/democrats-on-the-party-changing-its-presidential-primary-calendar

Senate Majority To Pass Legislation To Reform NY’s Local Boards Of Elections – Harlem World

Dustin Czarny, Chair of the NYS Elections Commissioner Democratic Caucus said: “The New York Senate’s continued focus on our Democracy is laudable and prescient in this time of election denial and voter suppression. The tradition of first day election reforms sets the tone for the rest of the session. These reforms will enhance the experienceContinue reading “Senate Majority To Pass Legislation To Reform NY’s Local Boards Of Elections – Harlem World”

January 6th 2nd Anniversary Memorial Remarks

I was honored to be a speaker at the Federal Building in Syracuse in a memorial remembering the Insurrection of January 6th on its second anniversary. I speak second but here is the whole rally. I joined Tom Keck of CNY Solidarity, NYS Senator Rachel May, Public Citizen’s Christine wood, Onondaga Votes Mary Kuhn andContinue reading “January 6th 2nd Anniversary Memorial Remarks”