Voter registration

Voters are irked by this letter from the New York State Democrats. (Credit: CBS 2)

Democrats Put Off By Letter To Voters Saying, ‘Whether You Vote Is Public Record’

Midterm elections have lower voter turnout, so both parties have been pulling out all the stops to get people to the polls.

10/30/2014

FILE -- People vote in Conn. (credit: Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Tuesday Is Final Day To Register Before Next Week’s Connecticut Vote

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said there’s sometimes confusion about what one must do in order to vote in Connecticut.

10/28/2014

New York State Voter Registration Form (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Voter Records List 73-Year-Old Bronx Woman’s Age As 164

A 73-year-old Bronx woman has discovered her official voter registration card lists her birth year as 1850, aging her by a whopping 91 years.

10/18/2014

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, other elected officials and activists gather for a Women's Equality Day event at City Hall on Aug. 26, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Activists, Officials Call For More Women To Register To Vote

Tuesday marked the 94th anniversary of the certification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.

08/26/2014

Getty Images

N.J. Officials: Beware Fee-Based Voter Registration Website

New Jersey officials are warning the public of a website taking people charging money to register to vote— a process that is free, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reported.

08/06/2014

Kirsten Gillibrand announces legislation that would require every state to allow online voter registration. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: Expand Online Voter Registration Access

The New York Democrat will announcing legislation Sunday that would force the 23 states that don’t have an online registration system to establish one.

06/22/2014

(credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Anti-Stop-And-Frisk Activists Seek To Register Thousands Of Voters

Civil rights and community groups announced Monday that they aim to become an electoral force by registering thousands of voters concerned about the stop-and-frisk policing strategy.

05/06/2013

FILE - A voting booth in Fort Lee, NJ (Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

New Jersey Voter Registration Deadline Is Today

Voters can get an application online or register at the Motor Vehicle Commission and Human Services offices.

10/16/2012

A man votes at a public school - New York, NY - Nov 2, 2010 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

2012 Tri-State Voting Guide

With voting registration deadlines upon us, here is all you need to know about performing your civic duty this election season. CBSNewYork has compiled what you need to know to get you to the polls and voting smart.

CBS New York–10/16/2012

New York State Voter Registration Form (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Time Running Out For New Yorkers To Register To Vote

Midnight is the deadline for New Yorkers to have their voter registration envelopes postmarked.

10/12/2012

A man votes at a public school - New York, NY - Nov 2, 2010 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Now Lets You Register To Vote Online

When it comes to voter registration, New York comes close to the bottom of the list, but the state hopes a new online registration program will change that.

08/22/2012

Donald Trump (credit: Joe Corrigan / Getty Images Entertainment)

Donald Trump Changes Voter Registration In New York

A spokesman for Trump says the businessman and television host changed his affiliation to preserve his option to seek the presidency in 2012.

12/23/2011