The information contained here is intended to provide guidance for those who are preparing to circulate petitions and is not to be used as a substitute for consulting the Election Law for specific petition requirements. Please refer to the Official Political Calendar for all filing dates.
- New Requirement for Ballot Access Related Filings by Mail or Overnight Delivery Service: For detailed information, please read this filing requirement document.
- New Requirements for Independent Nominating Petitions: Pursuant to the preliminary injunction granted by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York in Schmidt v. Kosinski, the witness requirements for Independent Nominating Petitions have changed. Please see the new requirements.