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October Forum: 
Voting in Monroe County 2016

A presentation by
Monroe County Board of Elections Commissioners

Thomas F. Ferrarese
David Van Varick
Question and Answer session to follow

• What security measures does Monroe County take to protect voters and their votes?
• What issues do we have using the current paper ballots?
• What do voters need to know before Election Day?
• What election reforms are we seeing across the country and will we see any of them in New York State?

Monroe County Board of Elections Commissioners Thomas Ferrarese and David Van Varick to answer these and other questions about voting in 2016.

Wednesday, October 26 at 7pm
First Unitarian Church of Rochester
220 Winton Road South, Rochester 14610
Handicapped accessible, parking available

Click here to register or call (585) 262-3730

Watch the Live Candidate Debate
for 25th Congressional District between Louise Slaughter and Mark Assini

Tuesday, October 18 at 7 pm

co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Rochester Metropolitan Area and WROC-TV


  • Register in person by Friday, October 14th
  • Register by mail: Postmarked by Friday, October 14th and received by October 19th
  • Apply for absentee ballot in person by Monday, November 7th
  • Apply for absentee ballot by mail: postmarked by Tuesday, November 1st
  • Deliver ballot in person by Tuesday, November 8th
  • Deliver ballot by mail: postmarked by Monday, November 7th and received by Saturday, November 12th

    NOTE: October 14 is also the last date to change or select your party in order to vote in primaries in 2017

    Visit Vote 411 for learn the candidates' positions on issues.

It's time to renew your League membership!

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League of Women Voters of the Rochester Metro Area
P.O. Box 10573
Rochester, NY 14610

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Our own YouTube channel

The League of Women Voters of the Rochester Metropolitan Area proudly announces that we have our own YouTube channel where you can view our past forums.

Podcasts of our forum panelists on Connections with Evan Dawson on WXXI-1370 FM are available.

Click here for links to the available videos and podcasts of our forums.


The League is a nonpartisan, political organization which encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League is NOT limited to women — men can join in the fight as well.

League of Women Voters of New York State September Voter is now available.

Do you want the inside story of what's happening in Albany? Read the Capitol Beat blog, written by Barbara Bartoletti, LWVNYS Legislative Director, and Jennifer Wilson, LWVNYS Director of Policy and Program



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