N.Y. Election Law Section 3-506
Boards of elections

  • voting materials in Russian

A board of elections in a city of over one million shall provide the same information in Russian that it provides in languages other than English on its website. It shall also produce and disseminate citywide a booklet that includes:


a voter registration form in English with instructions in Russian;


instructions in Russian regarding the criteria and application process for obtaining an absentee ballot; and


a section with general voter information in Russian including frequently asked questions. Such board may include other languages on its website and in such booklet. * NB Effective until January 1, 2024 * § 3-506

Source: Section 3-506 — Boards of elections; voting materials in Russian, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ELN/3-506 (updated Sep. 22, 2023; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2023

§ 3-506’s source at nysenate​.gov

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