2020 Election

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State lawmakers on eastern Long Island have introduced a bill that would require every town in Suffolk County to have an early voting site ahead of Election Day — right now, Shelter Island voters need a boat to cast a ballot.


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New York will now give voters a chance to correct missing signatures and other clerical errors so their mail-in absentee ballots can be counted in November.

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Suffolk County will allow voters to begin casting ballots early. Some polls will be open on October 24 — 10 days before Election Day. But as of now, Shelter Island voters will need a boat to get a ballot box.