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Research Guide: The Candidates

Information on how to register to vote in NY. Resources on the parties, candidates, and issues.

Federal Candidates

Federal Candidates

US Senate

Kirsten Gillibrand, incumbent will appear on the Democratic, Independence, Women's Equality, and Working Families ballot lines.

Chele Farley will appear on the Republican, Reform, and Conservative ballot lines.

More about the Senate race at Ballotopedia.

US House of Representatives, New York 21st District

Elise Stefanik, incumbent will appear on the Republican, Conservative, Independence, and Reform ballot lines.

Tedra Cobb will appear on the Democratic, Women's Equality, and Working Families ballot lines.

Lynn Kahn will appear on the Green Party ballot line.

More about the Congressional race on Ballotopedia.

A full listing of the Congressional Delegation from New York is here.

If you are not from this district, find your Congressional District and Representative here.

Local and State Candidates

New York State offices up for election

Governor
Andrew Cuomo, incumbent: Democratic, Independence, Women's Equality, and Working Families ballot lines

Marcus Molinaro: Republican, Conservative, Reform ballot lines

Larry Sharpe Libertarian Party

Howie Hawkins Green Party

Stephanie Miner, Independent


Lieutenant Governor
Kathy Hochul, incumbent: Democratic, Independence, Women's Equality, Working Families

Julie Killian: Republican, Conservative, Reform

Jia Lee: Green

Andrew Hollister: Libertarian

Michael Volpe: Independent 

For more information about the Governor and Lieutenant Governor's race, see the Ballotopedia page.

Comptroller
Thomas P. DiNapoli, incumbent: Democratic, Independence, Reform, Women's Equality, and Working Families ballot lines

Jonathan Trichter: Republican and Conservative ballot lines

Mark Dunlea, Green Party

Cruger Gallaudet, Libertarian Party

Attorney General

Letitia James: Democratic, Independence, and Working Families ballot lines

Keith Wofford: Republican and Conservative ballot lines

Michael Sussman Green Party

Christopher B. Garvey Libertarian Party

Nancy Sliwa Reform Party

NY Senate - 45th District
Betty Little, incumbent: Republican, Conservative, Independence, and Reform ballot lines.

Emily Martz: Democratic and Working Families ballot lines.

Find information about other New York State Senate races here.

If you are from another part of the state, find your New York State Senator and Senate district here.

NY Assembly - 115th District
D. Billy Jones, Incumbent Democrat is running unopposed.

Find information about other New York State Assembly races here.

If you are from another part of the state, find your New York State Assembly member and district here.