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Monthly Publication, "Voter," from League of Women Voters of New York State:

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Statewide News

Governor Signs Bill to Streamline Election Night Tallies--July 22, 2013

The new law permits BOE's to use portable memory devices (PMD's) that are used in electronic voting machines. The use of PMD's will help speed up election resuts that until now had to be entered manually.

Governor Cuomo Announces Reforms to Expand Access to Voter Registration--August 16, 2012

The League supported Governor Cuomo's new initiative to expand access to voter registration and streamline DMV services by allowing New Yorkers, for the first time ever, to apply to register to vote, or update their address or party enrollment, through a secure online site.