In-Depth: Proposals on this year’s ballot
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC)—This year, you’ll see more than just local races on your ballot.
There are several key proposals you’ll be asked to decide on, so News10NBC is going In-Depth to show you what’s on the table.
The first proposal covers a few things:
- It would freeze the number of state senators at 63.
- Amend the process for the counting of the state’s population.
- Delete certain provisions in the state’s constitution that the United States Supreme Court said violates the U.S. constitution.
As for the second proposal:
- Would guarantee the right to clean air, clean water, and a healthy environment for New Yorkers.
The third proposal:
- Would eliminate the state’s 10 day voter registration period. If passed it would open up the possibility of same-day voter registration.
- Would allow anyone who’s registered to vote by mail.
A fifth proposal is on the table, but it’s to vote on increasing the jurisdiction of the New York City Civil Court.
A full breakdown of the proposals can be found here.