Voter Assistance Advisory Committee (VAAC) meeting scheduled for May 8th


Voter Assistance Advisory Committee (VAAC)
meeting scheduled for May 8th

The meeting will include a presentation and panel discussion centered on
policy recommendations made in the '23-'24 Voter Analysis Report


May 6, 2024 — The next public meeting of the NYC Campaign Finance Board's (NYCCFB) Voter Assistance Advisory Committee (VAAC) will be held on Wednesday, May 8th at 5:30 pm. This will be a  virtual event conducted  remotely via Zoom. Members of the public are encouraged to register in advance.

There will be a presentation of the newly released 2023-2024 Voter Analysis Report and a panel discussion regarding the CFB's recommendation to align municipal elections with state/federal elections. This event will conclude with a Fireside Chat moderated by NYCCFB Executive Director Paul Ryan. The panel will include State Senator James Skoufis; Ben Weinberg, Director of Policy for Citizens Union; and Allie Swatek, Director of Policy and Research at the NYCCFB. 

The following services will be provided for this meeting: American Sign Language interpretation, CART transcription, and Spanish-language interpretation. Please reach out before close of business Tuesday, May 7th if you require additional interpreting services.

The Voter Assistance Advisory Committee consists of nine members who advise the Campaign Finance Board and its nonpartisan voter engagement initiative, NYC Votes. In addition to hosting post-election hearings, the committee recommends legislative and administrative changes to improve elections in New York City.

 NYC Votes is the nonpartisan voter engagement initiative of the New York City Campaign Finance Board (CFB) and its Voter Assistance Advisory Committee (VAAC). In addition to promoting voter registration, participation, and civic engagement in New York City through its many programs and partnerships, NYC Votes sponsors the city’s official Debate Program and produces the citywide Voter Guide.