AARP New York has released 2016 Voter Guides for key State Senate races to provide New Yorkers unbiased information on where the candidates stand on issues important to the 50+.
The guides provide the candidates’ positions in their own words on helping New Yorkers save for retirement, protecting utility consumers, supporting family caregivers and making communities age-friendly.
Voters 50 and older accounted for more than 61% of the electorate in the 2014 race for governor, according to exit polling.
Voter guides are available for races in the:
Voters can also contact the campaigns with comments or questions, and find out where they can vote, by going to www.aarp.org/yourvote. AARP is nonpartisan and does not support or oppose any political candidates.
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