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JEWETT'S MANUAL

FOR

Election Officers and Voters

IN THE

STATE OF NEW YORK

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, Village and School Officers and
Elections, General Construction Law, and Act to
Prescribe Rules for Construction of Con-

solidated Laws,

As Amended to June 15, 1917, together with Annotations,

Forms and Instructions.

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

TWENTY-FIFTH EDITION

COMPLETELY REVISED

By JOHN T. FITZPATRICK,

Of the Albany Bar

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ALBANY, N. Y.
MATTHEW BENDER & COMPANY,

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JEWETT'S POLITICAL CALENDAR, 1917.

Jewett's Election Manual,

25th Edition, 1977.

Matthew Bender & Co., Incorporated, Albany,

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Election Day, November 6 (Elec. L., § 290); polls open at 6 a. m., polls close at 5 p. m. (Elec. L., & 291.)

Primary Day, the seventh Wednesday before general election, September 19. Polls open from 7 a. m. to 9 p. m., except New York City, where polls are open from 3 p. m. to 9 p. m. (Elec. L., § 3, subd. 4.)

Registration in New York City:

First day-Monday, October 8, from 5:30 p. m. to 10:30 p. m. (Elec. L., $ 150.)

Second day—Tuesday, October 9, from 5:30 p. m. to 10:30 p. m. (Elec. L., $ 150.)

Third day-Wednesday, October 10, from 5:30 p. m. to 10:30 p. m. (Elec. L., § 150.)

Fourth day, Thursday, October 11, from 5:30 p. m. to 10:30 p. m. (Elec, L., $ 150.)

Fifth day-Friday, October 12, from 5:30 p. m. to 10:30 p. m. (Elec. L., $ 150.)

Sixth day-Saturday, October 13, from 7 a. m. to 10.30 p. m. (Elec. L., $ 150.)

Registration Day in cities (outside of New York) and villages of 5,000 inhabitants or more:

First day-Friday, October 12, from 7 a. m. to 10 p. m. (Elec. L., § 150.)
Second day-Saturday, October 13, from 7 a. m. to 10 p. m. (Elec. L., § 150.)
Third day-Friday, October 19, from 7 a. m. to 10 p. m. (Elec. L., § 150.)
Fourth day-Saturday, October 20, from 7 a. m. to 10 p, m. (Elec. L., $ 150.)

Registration in districts other than cities or villages having 5,000 inhabitants or more:

First day-Saturday, October 13, from 7 a, m. to 10 p. m. (Elec. L., $ 150.)
Second day-Saturday, October 20, from 7 a. m. to 10 p. m. (Elec. L., § 150.)

Designation of Polling Places for entire State, except the city of Buffalo, September 4; in Buffalo, August 6. (Elec. L., $ 299.)

Change of Polling Places may be made after last day of registration, and not later than October 27th, by Board of Elections, which must notify each registered voter of such change not later than November 1. (Elec. L., § 299.)

Polling Places and Election District Boundaries in cities, publication of; on each day of registration and election day, or if in evening newspaper on day prior, or if that be Sunday on preceding Saturday. (Elec. L., & 301.)

Notice of Primary Election to be published by Custodian of Primary Records not earlier than August 15 or later than August 20. (Elec, L., § 75.)

Notice of Official Primary to be filed with Custodian of Primary Records not later than August 15 by the chairman of the State Committee and of each County Committee. (Elec. L., $ 75.)

Independent Nominations to be filed with Secretary of State, September 25 to October 12. (Elec. L., § 128.)

Independent Certificates to be filed with Board of Elections or County Clerk, September 25 to October 17. (Elec. L., § 128.)

Declination of Independent Nominations which was filed with Secretary of State; last day to file, October 17. (Elec. L., § 133); which was filed with Board of Elections; last day to file, October 19. (Elec. L., § 133.)

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2.-The total of votes cast for candidates not on the ba 3.-The total of blank votes on split ballots.

The grand total

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must exactly equal the whole number of split ballots va
number of electors to be elected.

The whole number of split ballots vote

z every fifth vote thus

for each blank vote on split ballots. Otherwise your

oll Clerk

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