November 2, 2021 is the General Election. For more information on voting hours and where you can vote, visit the Voting in Albany page. The following propositions for local laws that require referendum will be included in the upcoming regular election on November 2, 2021. These propositions will be written as you see below.
Proposition for Local Law L of 2020
Shall the Charter of the City of Albany be amended to require any person seeking election as a member of the Common Council to be an elector and resident of the ward for which the person is seeking election for a continuous period of at least three hundred sixty-five (365) days prior to taking office and during the entire term of office, except in limited circumstances following reapportionment of Common Council wards?
Proposition for Local Law J or 2020
Shall Article XLIV of Chapter 42 of the Code of the City of Albany be amended to increase the Community Police Review Board’s authority and ability to conduct investigations and to exercise oversight, review, and resolution of community complaints alleging abuse of police authority?