2013 Voter Guide


Make your mark on city government by voting in this year's general elections! It is a major election year in New York City, with races for mayor, public advocate, comptroller, borough president, and City Council. This online Guide contains profiles and videos of the general election candidates, along with links to their websites and social media. Start by entering your address below to view a customized table of contents listing candidates that will appear on your ballot. Compare the candidates' platforms, bios, and where they stand on the issues so you can cast an informed vote on November 5th.

There are also six state ballot proposals for you to approve or reject on November 5th. This online Guide provides extensive information about each proposal, including the impact each proposal will have if it passes, reasons to vote yes or no, and statements from individuals and organizations who support or oppose it.

Need more information about how and where to vote? Look under the All About Voting tab above for frequently asked questions and more.

NYC Votes, the Campaign Finance Board's voter engagement campaign, has many ways for you to learn about the candidates. Tune in to the NYCgov channel beginning October 28th for the video edition of the Voter Guide. Watch, stream, or listen as the candidates for citywide office face off in the official NYC Votes Debates (and if you missed any, you can stream them here). On the go? Check out our new mobile app by visiting www.nycvotes.org from your smartphone or tablet.