This is an archive of the June 2021 Voter Guide. It does not reflect the candidates on the ballot this November.

What Does the Mayor Do?

The Mayor is the leader of our city government. They propose the city’s budget, sign or veto bills passed by the City Council, appoint leaders to city agencies, and manage city land.

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Primary Candidates

You must be registered with a political party to vote in that party’s primary election. Only parties holding primary elections are listed below.

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This is a Ranked Choice Election

Starting this year, NYC will use Ranked Choice Voting in primary elections for city offices. With Ranked Choice Voting, you can rank up to five candidates in order of preference instead of choosing just one.

Learn more about Ranked Choice Voting

About NYC Matching Funds Program

The New York City Campaign Finance Board’s matching funds program matches every $1 from a local donor with up to $8 of city funding, encouraging city candidates to focus on their communities instead of special interests.

Learn more about NYC Matching Funds

Rank your candidates

With Ranked Choice Voting, you can rank up to five candidates. Build your rankings for city offices!

Key Dates

  • Voter Registration Deadline

    Fri, October 8, 2021
  • Absentee ballot request deadline

    Mon, October 18, 2021
  • Early Voting

    Sat, October 23, 2021 - Sun, October 31, 2021
  • General Election Day

    Tue, November 2, 2021