Gov Issues Pro-Voter Executive Orders, Common Cause/NY Encourages Voters To Request Absentee Ballots ASAP

NEW YORK, NY (08/25/2020) (readMedia)-- Late last night, Governor Cuomo issued an executive order that includes sending every voter information on how to apply for their absentee ballot. In response, Susan Lerner, Executive Director of Common Cause/NY issued the following statement:

"Governor Cuomo's executive orders are practical, pro-voter and will streamline the absentee process for millions of voters. Common Cause/NY thanks the Governor, and encourages all New York voters to get ahead of the curve and apply for their absentee ballot today."

In July, the Let NY Vote Coalition, which Common Cause/NY is a member of, released their election reform priorities.