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What type of information is available on the New York State Board of Elections website?

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The New York State Board of Elections offers public information, voting information, election results and campaign finance information, among other things, on its website as of November 2015. To access any of this information, navigate to the Board of Elections home page, and click on the information being sought in the left sidebar.

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Clicking on the Public Information tab provides information about the Board of Election Commissioner’s meetings, freedom of information requests, press releases and various publications.

The Voting Information tab provides a link to register to vote. Other information provided under the same tab is voter registration deadlines, information about absentee voting, military and overseas voting, information about voting machines and how to become a poll worker.

Click on the Election Results tab for the most recent election outcomes. As of November 2015, the Web page maintains election results from the 2015 elections going back to the 1994 elections.

The Campaign Finance tab provides a guide to the state of New York campaign finance laws. Information available from the Campaign Finance page includes the campaign finance handbook, forms, publications and information about contribution limits. Candidates or their committees may also file campaign finance disclosure reports online from this Web page.

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