Wednesday, March 22, 2017

How To Get On The Ballot In NYC

Tonight at:

Wednesday, March 22, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at 42 West 44th Street, Manhattan.

This program will feature several respected Election Lawyers, as well as members from the Board of Elections and the Campaign Finance Board who will speak about the process by which a person who wants to run for office can do so. It will provide an overview of what is sometimes an intimidating process, break it down to basics, and provide attendees with an understanding of what is necessary to run for office in New York City.

Speakers will cover topics ranging from:

- Evaluating for which Offices you are qualified to Run

- The Mechanics of Petitioning

- The Administrative process of Filing and Defending your Petitions at the Board of Elections

- An Overview of why and how Petitions wind up as the subject of Court Battles and what happens when they do.

There will also be information on a Candidate's responsibility to comply with Campaign Finance Law, and a review of Best Practices for setting yourself up for a successful experience with those filings.

Sponsoring Association Committee:

Martin E. Connor, Chair, Election Law Committee


Martin E. Connor, Private Election Law practitioner; Former New York State Senate Minority Leader

Sarah K. Steiner, Private Election Law practitioner

Raphael Savino, Deputy General Counsel, New York City Board of Elections

Matt Sollars, Director of Public Relations, New York City Campaign Finance Board

Dan Cho, Director of Candidates Services, New York City Campaign Finance Board

NYC Wins When Everyone Can Vote! Michael H. Drucker
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