Voting Rights and Political Representation
Protect and enhance voting rights and fair representation
Every American will have free, open, equal, and protected access to the vote and fair representation at all levels of the political process. By protecting democracy, enhancing equity, and increasing democratic participation and civic engagement, African Americans will be proportionally elected to political office.
NAACP Get Out the Vote Monthly Update
Every Vote Counts, You Can Make A Difference.
Become Informed, Become Involved and Make your Voice Heard!
Register and Vote!
Election Day is Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020.
Early Voting Takes Place October 24th, 2020 - November 1st , 2020.
NEW YORKERS HAVE THE OPTION TO VOTE EARLY
New York voters can vote before Election Day. The early voting period runs from Saturday, October 24, 2020 to Sunday, November 1, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.
Each voting district has its own early voting site that can be found on the Board of elections website
WHAT TO BRING
If you’ve previously voted in New York, you don’t need to provide ID to vote.
If you're a first-time voter who registered by mail and didn't provide a copy of your ID with your registration, you may need to show ID to vote.
ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF ID INCLUDE:
A current and valid photo ID; or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address.
If you are unable to provide ID, you will be able to vote an affidavit ballot.
THERE ARE THREE WAYS TO VOTE:
By Voting Early - Saturday October 24th - Sunday November 1st. weekend’s too!*
Vote By Mail - Must request your ballot by October 27th
Vote on Election Day - Tuesday November 3rd, 6am - 9pm
VOTING EARLY ENSURES THAT YOUR VOTE WILL BE COUNTED!
*Verify with your voting location that they are honoring Saturday and Sunday voting hours.
REGISTER AND VOTE TODAY!
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2020 Census & Community Response Rate
The 2020 Census is officially over. Thank you for everyone who worked hard with the Peekskill NAACP to helping our community response rate go up.
Chapter Supporting Activities:
Census 2020 event - partnering with Nu Psi Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Participating catalyst to early voting in Peekskill in 2019
Political Forums and panel discussions
Civic Engagement Committee meets on the first Thursday of every month