N.Y. Education Law Section 2016
Review of registration procedure by supreme court or county judge


1.

The supreme court or a justice thereof, or the county judge within the county in which the school district is wholly or partly situated, in a proceeding instituted by any qualified voter who, at the meeting of the board of registration provided for in section two thousand fourteen, made to the board of registration satisfactory proof that he was or would be entitled to vote at the meeting or election for which the board of registration was at such meeting convened to prepare a register, and to whom such registration had been refused by such board of registration shall, by order, compel the registration of such voter; and in a proceeding instituted by any qualified voter shall by order direct to be stricken from the register any names unlawfully thereon, and shall order such board of registration, if necessary, to reconvene for such purposes not less than two nor more than four days before the day of the meeting or election. Written notice of an application under this section must be given to the board of registration, by service thereof on two of the members thereof.

2.

Such court, justice or judge in a proceeding instituted by any qualified voter whose application to vote has been denied by the inspectors of election shall compel by order the reception of the vote within the hours established by law.

3.

An affidavit by any officer or employee of the board of education or any police officer, sheriff or deputy sheriff that he or she visited the premises claimed by the applicant as his or her residence, and that he or she interrogated an incarcerated individual, housedweller, keeper or caretaker, owner, proprietor, or landlord thereof or therein, as to the applicant’s residence therein or thereat, and that he or she was informed by one or more of such persons, naming them, that they knew the persons residing upon such premises and that the applicant did not reside upon such premises thirty days before the meeting or election shall be presumptive evidence against the right of the voter to register from such premises.

Source: Section 2016 — Review of registration procedure by supreme court or county judge, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EDN/2016 (updated Aug. 13, 2021; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

2001
Notice of first meeting of district
2002
Time and place of annual meeting
2003
Notice of annual meeting in common school district
2004
Notice of annual meeting in union free school district
2005
Special meeting to transact business of annual meeting
2006
Special meeting in common school district
2007
Special meeting in union free school district
2008
Call of special district meeting by district superintendent
2009
Additional requirements of notice where tax to be authorized to be levied in installments
2010
Effect of want of due notice of district meetings
2011
Duty to attend district meetings
2012
Qualifications of voters at district meetings
2014
Registration of voters
2015
Register to be filed
2016
Review of registration procedure by supreme court or county judge
2017
Division of union free school district into election districts
2018
Nomination of candidates for the office of member of the board of education in all union free school districts or for the office of membe...
2018‑A
Absentee ballots for school district elections
2018‑B
Absentee ballots for school district elections by poll registration
2018‑C
Additional voting procedures
2018‑D
Military voters
2018‑E
Early mail ballots for school district elections
2019
Declaration in case of challenge of voter
2019‑A
Voting by persons whose names are not in the registration poll ledgers
2020
Penalty for false declaration or unauthorized vote
2021
Powers of voters
2022
Vote on school district budgets and on the election of school district trustees and board of education members
2023
Levy of tax for certain purposes without vote
2023‑A
Limitations upon school district tax levies
2023‑B
Certification of compliance with tax levy limit
2024
Reference to commissioner of education
2025
Procedures at school district meetings
2029
Poll list
2030
Ballot box
2031
Election of officers
2031‑A
Electioneering within one hundred feet of polling place prohibited
2032
Ballots for election of school district officers
2033
Voting after closing of polls
2034
Canvass of votes
2035
Use of voting machines at school district meetings or elections
2036
Effect of failure to appoint or elect qualified voters as district meeting or election officials
2037
Determination of meeting or election disputes
2038
Application of article
2039
Application of article

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Aug. 13, 2021

§ 2016’s source at nysenate​.gov

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