Voting Dates and Locations

Each year residents in my district ages 14 and older get to vote on how to spend one million dollars in the community through Participatory Budgeting. You can see the ballot at BenKallos.com/pb/ballot, which was decided with the process is run by residents just like you who volunteer as Delegates. Learn more at BenKallos.com/PB

VOTING: MARCH 25 – APRIL 2

Vote in our District Office, 244 E. 93rd Street:
Monday – Friday, 3/27 - 3/31, 9AM - 5PM
Sunday, 4/2, 11AM – 4PM

We will also make voting more convenient by bringing the ballots closer to you at mobile voting sites throughout the district with help from this cycle’s budget delegates who will be sponsoring even more vote sites as they continue to shepherd the process. We hope you will consider volunteering with our office:

MOBILE POLL SITES
Saturday, 3/25, 10AM – 2PM, E. 82nd St. Greenmarket
Sunday, 3/26, 10AM – 2PM, Carl Schurz Park
Monday, 3/27, 7AM – 10AM, P.S. 198/77, 1700 Third Ave.
4PM – 7PM, E. 86th St. Lexington Subway (Southeast Corner)
Tuesday, 3/28, 7AM – 10AM, M79 Bus at York Ave.
4PM – 7PM, E. 72nd St. Second Ave. Subway (Southeast Corner)
Wednesday, 3/29, 7AM – 10AM, P.S. 183, 419 E. 66th St.
4PM – 7PM, Tramway Plaza at E. 59th St.
Thursday, 3/30, 7AM - 10AM, M86 Bus at York Ave.
11AM – 2PM, Eleanor Roosevelt H.S., 411 E. 76th St.
4PM – 7PM, F train at Roosevelt Island
Friday, 3/31, 7AM – 10AM, E. 86th St. 2nd Ave. Subway
Saturday, 4/1, 10AM – 2PM, E. 67th St. Greenmarket

Pledge to Votehttp://benkallos.com/pb/pledge
Request an Absentee Ballot by Friday, March 17: http://benkallos.com/pb/absentee
Vote Online by Digital Ballot from Saturday, March 25 to Friday, March 31: http://benkallos.com/pb/digital

Can I Vote?

To vote, you must be at least 14 years old and live within Council District 5.

In order to vote, you'll need documents proving your name, current address and age.

These may include:

  • A document with name and current address from a local, state, or US government agency such as IDNYC, a state driver’s license or non-driver ID, consular ID, passport, EBT card, military ID card
  • Voter registration card
  • Utility, medical, credit card bill with name and current address
  • Current lease
  • Paycheck or paycheck stub from an employer or a W-2 statement
  • Bank statement or bank-issued credit card statement
  • Student ID
  • Employee ID
  • Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) or other Immigration Documentation
  • Residency Letter or Identification issued by a homeless shelter, halfway house, etc
  • Passport or other ID issued by a foreign government
  • Social Security Card or Social Security benefit statements or check
  • Employment Authorization Document
  • Medicare or other insurance document with address
  • Tax forms
  • School records (or naming the parents of children attending school and the parents’ address
  • Title to any property (automobiles, house, etc.) with address
  • Birth or marriage certificate
  • Union Membership Card

Individuals who cannot present the above documents should contact their Council Member’s office to discuss how they can participate.

Pledge to Vote

Participatory budgeting empowers you to decide how money gets spent in your neighborhood. Whether you’re passionate about green space, improving housing conditions or senior services, participatory budgeting allows you to champion your causes for the good of the community. Other Council Districts have piloted participatory budgeting with resounding success, and now I’m bringing it to our neighborhood. I have set aside a million dollars so you can vote on projects that are important to you.

Sign the petition!
Check this box if you wish to receive updates about this petition campaign

Absentee Ballot Request

Any resident of Council District 5, 14+ years of age, may vote.
Absentee Ballot Request Deadline: Friday, March 17
Absentee Ballot must be received no later than Saturday, April 1
(Please complete once for each member of your household)

Digital Voting

Any resident of Council District 5, 14+ years of age, may vote.
Each member of your household may vote once.

Digital Ballot Opens: Saturday, March 25
Digital Ballot Closes: Sunday, April 2

Vote Online Digitally at pbnyc2017.d21.me