Welcome JWDC Delegate to the Essex County DC

Marie-Anne Azar Ward

Marie-Anne Azar Ward lives in Jay and considered herself apolitical until the last administration. She was spurred to register as a Democrat and recently joined the Jay/Wilmington Democratic committee. As a first generation American child of Lebanese immigrants, Marie-Anne values a true democracy. With a BA in English from St. Michael’s College in Vermont, she…

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Post Primary

DES MOINES, IA - OCTOBER 08: Stickers are made available to voters who cast a ballot in the midterm elections at the Polk County Election Office on October 8, 2018 in Des Moines, Iowa. Today was the first day of early voting in the state. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

First off, Biden won the machine balloting in Jay, by a large margin. Same with Essex County. So far, we are unified with the national consensus. A bigger story may be mail-in balloting. The Board of Elections sent 2875 applications and received 1800 requests for absentee ballots. It’s a huge job to manually count each…

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NY’s Primary Election Postponed

Vote Box

Cuomo Postpones New York’s Primary Election From April 28 to June 23rd,, 2020 New York will postpone its April 28 presidential primary until June 23, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Saturday, buying time for the state to administer an election as it struggles to respond to the escalating coronavirus outbreak. “I don’t think it’s…

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Ways to Vote

Absentee ballot voting is not the same thing as Voting by mail.   Absentee ballots must be requested by filling out the absentee ballot form and sending it to the Board of Elections.  In 14 states a voter applying for an absentee ballot must tell why they are unable to vote at the polls. The…

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Vote By Absentee Ballot


Vote By Absentee Ballot Absentee Ballot application Fill out the form and mail it to the Essex County Board of Elections.  You will receive your ballot in the mail in early April 2020 Essex County Board of Elections PO Box 217 Elizabethtown, NY 12932

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