N.Y. Election Law Section 16-101
Actions or proceedings challenging provisions of this chapter


1.

Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, in any action or proceeding in which any party challenges the constitutionality of a provision of this chapter, and any related statutory claims, venue shall be proper only in one of the following designated courts in a judicial department within which at least one plaintiff is located:

(a)

first judicial department: New York county;

(b)

second judicial department: Westchester county;

(c)

third judicial department: Albany county; or

(d)

fourth judicial department: Erie county.

2.

For the purposes of this section, a challenge to the constitutionality of a provision of this chapter shall mean a challenge in any form, including but not limited to a claim, counter-claim, cross-claim, defense, or affirmative defense. Such a claim may be raised by any party, including but not limited to a plaintiff, defendant, third-party plaintiff, third-party defendant, intervenor, or substituted party.

Source: Section 16-101 — Actions or proceedings challenging provisions of this chapter, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ELN/16-101 (updated Sep. 22, 2023; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2023

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