What Does the City Council Do?

The City Council is the legislative, or law-making, branch of New York City’s government. Council members introduce and vote on bills, negotiate and approve the City’s budget, monitor city agencies, and make decisions about land use.

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Candidates on the Ballot

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

Other offices on the ballot

In addition to City Council, there may be additional non-city offices on your ballot depending on your political party and where you live:

  • District Attorney
  • Civil Court Judges

To find a complete list of races on your ballot, including candidates, you can visit the Board of Elections’ Poll Site Locator and enter in your address. After you enter your address, click “View Sample Ballot” at the top of the page.

Visit the Board of Elections’ Poll Site Locator

Find My Poll Site

Find My Poll Site

Visit the Board of Elections website and enter your address to find your polling place.

Find My Poll Site

Key Dates

  • Early Voting

    Sat, June 15, 2024 - Sun, June 23, 2024
  • Early mail/absentee ballot request deadline (in-person)

    Mon, June 24, 2024
  • Primary Election Day

    Tue, June 25, 2024
  • Deadline to return early mail/absentee ballot

    Tue, June 25, 2024