General Election Day is Nov. 2, 2004, for presidential and congressional elections and many state elections. Each state, however, has its own primary schedule:

NEW YORK

Electoral votes: 31
(270 electoral votes out of a total 538 needed to win general election)

Democratic delegates: 285

Republican delegates: 102

Important Dates:

Nov. 4, 2003: State municipal elections

March 2, 2004: Presidential primary election

Past Results:

2000 PRIMARY WINNERS:
Democrats: Gore with 65.6%
Republicans: Bush with 51%
2000 GENERAL ELECTION:
Democrats: Gore with 60.2%
Republicans: Bush with 35.2%
1996 PRIMARY WINNERS:
Democrats: N/A
Republicans: Dole with 55.1%
1996 GENERAL ELECTION:
Democrats: Clinton with 59.5%
Republicans: Dole with 30.6%

Polling Places:

In 2002, New York had 6,896 polling places. To find your polling location, click here.

Web site: http://www.elections.state.ny.us