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Voter registration deadline is Friday
13 October 2017, 04:19 | Devin Moran
Early voting begins for upcoming Nov.7 general election (photos)
Friday marks the deadline for New Yorkers to register to vote in November's general election or change their party affiliation for next year's primary election.
As for who's running in the general election, the big race is for New York City mayor: Bill de Blasio is running against Republican challenger Nicole Malliotakis, with several third-party candidates-including Independent Bo Dietl and the Green Party's Akeem Browder-also on the ballot.
Roughly one in four voters in the September Primary cast their ballots early, either through the mail or in person at the Board.
Registration applications sent by mail must be postmarked by October 16, and in-person applications need to be submitted by 5 p.m. on October 16.
Scattered showers tonight; partly cloudy, cooler Thursday
After the cold front moves out cooler temperatures settle in with temperatures not differentiating too much from morning lows. Showers will be scattered around the area as we head into tonight , but it won't be anything very heavy or consistent.
Duterte tags PDEA as 'sole agency' for all anti-drugs ops
She noted that the authorities must focus on crimes associated with big drug operations, such as money laundering and extortion. We'll just look for other things to work on, just not drugs for now, " said PNP Director General Ronald Dela Rosa.
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Sweden: Police say terror not suspected in town shootings
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Tatas to merge telecom business with Bharti Airtel
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Sterling slides as Brexit talks hit a 'deadlock'
Barnier's negotiating mandate would have to be tweaked by the European Union leaders to be able for him to negotiate transition. But he added: 'This week, however, the United Kingdom repeated that it was still not ready to spell out these commitments.