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JEWETT'S MANUAL

FOR

Election Officers and Voters

5
· STATE OF NEW YORK

IN THE

CONTAINING THE

Consolidated Election Law, Federal and State Constitutional Provisions Con-
cerning Elections and Elective Officers, United States Statutes concerning
Elections, Elective Officers, Citizenship, Naturalization, etc., Political
Divisions of State, Counties and Towns, Penal Law Provisions
Relating to Crimes Against the Elective Franchise, Public
Officers Law, Miscellaneous Provisions as to State,
County, City, Town, l'illage and School Officers and
'Elections, General Construction Law, and Act to
Prescribe Rules for Construction of Con-

solidated Laws,

As Amended to the end of the Legislative Session of 1921, together

with Annotations, Forms and Instructions

By F. G. JEWETT
Former Clerk to the Secretary of State

TWENTY-NINTH EDITION

• COMPLETELY REVISED

By JOHN T. FITZPATRICK,

. Of the Albany Bar

ALBANY, N. Y.
MATTHEW BENDER & COMPANY,

INCORPORATED,

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POLITICAL CALENDAR 1921

Issued by JOHN J. LYONS, Secretary of State, Albany, N. Y.

PRIMARY PETITIONS

To designate candidates, petitions must contain 3% of the enrolled voters of party in political subdivision, but need not exceed the number mentioned below, namely: 1,500 signatures for judge of Court of General

Sessions, judge of City Court, New York City, or any other office voted for by all the voters in a city of over one million

inhabitants. ($ 48.) 1,000 signatures for any office to be filled by all

the voters of any other city of the first class or of any county or borough containing more than two hundred and fifty

thousand inhabitants. ($ 48.) 500 signatures for any office in a county or bor

ough containing more than twenty-five thousand and not more than two hun. dred fifty thousand inhabitants, or city of second class or any congressional or

senatorial district. (8 48.) 250 signatures for any office to be filled by all

the voters of any other county or any
city of the third class or of any assem.

bly district. (8 48.)
First day for signing petition. (8 48.)
Dates for filing designating petitions. ($ 49.)
Last day to decline designation. (8 50.)
Last day to fill vacancy after declination. (8 50.)
Certification by Secretary of State, to custodian of

primary records, of designations filed in his office.

(8 51.) Fall Primary. Hours for voting in New York City, 3 p. m. to 9 p. m.

(870.) Hours for voting outside New York City, 7 a. m. to

9 p. m. (8 70.) Last day for custodian of primary records to certify

list of elected delegates and alternates to conven

tions to Secretary of State. Last day for custodian of primary records to certify

other results of election to Secretary of State. Custodian must also furnish to Secretary of State, on same date, names and addresses of nominees of various parties for Representative in Congress, State Senator and Member of Assembly, where original designations were not filed with said Secre. tary of State. ($ 89.)

June 28 ........
Aug. 9 to Aug. 16.....
Aug. 26
Aug. 30
Sept. 1 .......

Sept. 13 ...

Sept. 15 ......

Sept. 19 .............

Sept. 20 ... Sept. 27 ... Sept. 30 .. Oct. 4...

CONVENTIONS
First day for holding State and Judicial.
Last day for filing nominations. (8 128.)
Last day for filing declinations. (S 128.)
Last day for filing new nominations. ($ 136.)

INDEPENDENT NOMINATIONS

To nominate independently signatures must be obtained to the number of 12,000 for State-wide offices, with at least 50 for

each county (Fulton and Hamilton con

sidered as one). (8 122.) 5% of total vote for Governor in any political

subdivision, except that 3,000 may nominate a candidate in any political

subdivision. (§ 122.) 1,500 may nominate a candidate for a borough

or county office. (8 122.) Sept. 27 to Oct. 4...... Dates for filing independent nominations. (8 128.) Oct. 10 ...............

Last day to decline independent nominations. (8 133.) Oct. 14 ............... Last day to fill vacancy of independent nominations.

(8 136.)

Boards of Elections or County Clerk should imme. diately certify list of nominations together with address of nominees of all parties to Secretary of State.

Oct. 4 to Oct. 11.......
Oct. 15 ................
Oct. 18 ...............
Oct. 4 to Oct. 18........
Oct. 22 ...............
Oct. 25 ...............

TOWN NOMINATIONS
Dates for filing party nominations. (8 121.)
Last day to decline party nominations. ($ 133.)
Last day to fill vacancy in party nominations. ($ 136.)
Dates for filing independent nominations. (8 128.)
Last day to decline independent nominations. ($ 133.)
Last day to fill vacancy in independent nominations.
Last day to I

($ 136.)

REGISTRATION

New York City.

Personal Registration. Oct. 10, 11, 12, 13, 14.. 5 p. m. to 10:30 p. m.is 150.). Oct. 15 ............... 7 a. m. to 10:30 p. m. 18 Cities and Villages of 5,000 or More Inhabitants (except New York City).

Personal Registration. Oct. 14, 15.... ..... 7 a. m. to 10 p. m.) is

($ 150.) Oct. 21, 22............ 7 a. m. to 10 p. m. 18 Outside of Cities and Villages of 5,000 or More Inhabitants.

Non-personal Registration. Det. 15, 22............ 7 a. m. to 10 p, m. ($ 150.) November 8 .......... General Election.

Polls open 6 a. m. and close 6 p. m. ($ 291.) Statements under Corrupt Practices Act and Penal Law. November 18 ......... Last day to file candidates' expense statements.

(Penal Law, $ 776.) November 28 ......... Last day to file committee statements of expense.

(8 546.)

TABLE

SHOWING WHERE SECTIONS OF THE FOLLOWING FORMERLY SEPARATE LAWS WERE INCORPORATED IN THE

CONSOLIDATED ELECTION LAW.

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318 292

. 319 293

320 294

160 295

151 296 pu..............

152 .............

163 32, subd. 1 pt. ......

32, subd. 1 pt..
32, subd. 2.....

· 156 10 pt..........

32, subd. 3....

157 10 pt.......... 301 33, subd. 1....

158 11, subd. 1.....

302 33, subd. 2... 11, subd. 2, fa.. 190 33, subd. 3 pt

180 11, subd. 2 pt. off b.. 191 33, subd. 3 pt.

161 11, subd. 2 pt. of | b.. 192 34, subd. 1....

162 11, subd. 2 pt. of c...

34, subd. 2...

163 11, subd. 2 pt. of Id...

34, subd. 3...

164 11, subd. 2 pt. of 1 d.....

34, subd. 4...

165 11, subd. 2, 1 e.......

34, subd. 5...

166 11, subd. 2, 19 f, g and pt. of 34, subd. 6 pt......

34, subd. 6 pt...

168 11, subd. 2 pt. of g h......... 197 34, subd. 6 pt. 11, subd. 2 pt. of I i........

34, subd. 6 pt.

170 11, subd. 2 pt. of fi..

34, subd. 6 pt.

171 11, subd. 2 pt. of I j..

2001 34, subd. 6 pt. 11, subd. 2, I k.....

201 34, subd. 6 pt. 11, subd. 2, 1 I. .......

. repealed 34, subd. 7....
303 34, subd. 8....

.. 174 304 34, subd. 9.....

.. 184 305 34, subd. 10...

175 34, subd. 11... 307 35, subd. 1.... 308 35, subd. 2 pt. 309 35, subd. 2 pt. 3101 35, subd. 2 pt.

178 311 35, subd. 2

179 . 312 35, subd. 2

180 313

181 314 36, subd. 1...

182 315 36, subd. 2.

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