2019 New York Laws
ELN - Election
Article 5 - Registration and Enrollment of Voters
Title 2 - Registration and Enrollment
5-226 - Registration; Voter Registered in Wrong District.

Universal Citation: NY Elec L § 5-226 (2019)

§ 5-226. Registration; voter registered in wrong district. 1. If any voter has been registered in a wrong election district, the board of elections shall, if he is a qualified voter in any election district within the jurisdiction of such board, change his registration to the correct election district. The board of elections shall thereupon give immediate notice by mail to such voter that his registration has been corrected, and also the location of the polling place of the election district in which he is a qualified voter.

2. If such voter does not reside in any election district within the jurisdiction of the board, his registration shall be cancelled and he shall be notified of the cancellation and the reason therefor.

3. The board shall maintain a list of all such corrections and cancellations as a public record in its office and shall deliver a copy of such list to the chairman of each political party seven days before each election.


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