Primary Day 2017 information

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – It’s primary day in New York.  Here is important information every voter should know.

New York is a closed primary state. Only registered members of a political party may vote for their party’s candidates on their line.  Read candidate profiles here.

Cheektowaga residents can view your ballot before going to polls.

Polls are open between 6:00 am and 9:00 pm.  Find your polling place here.

The State Attorney General’s office has created a hotline to help troubleshoot and resolve a range of issues and barriers encountered by voters at the polls during today’s primary election. The Attorney General urges voters experiencing problems or issues at the polls to call the office’s hotline at 800-771-7755 or email at any time today between 6:00 AM and 9:00 PM. The hotline will be staffed by attorneys and staff in the office’s Civil Rights Bureau.


Attorney General Schneiderman also reminds all registered voters that they have the right to accessible elections. This means that voters with disabilities or language access issues have the right to request assistance from any person of their choice. In addition, all registered voters have the right to vote free from coercion or intimidation, whether by election officials or any other person.

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