§ 15-100 Application of Article
§ 15-102 Definitions
§ 15-104 General Village Election
§ 15-106 Special Village Elections for Officers
§ 15-108 Designation and Nomination of Candidates
§ 15-110 Election Districts
§ 15-112 Registers and Poll-Books; How Used
§ 15-114 Number of Voting Machines
§ 15-116 Inspectors of Election
§ 15-118 Registration of Voters
§ 15-120 Absentee Voting At Village Elections
§ 15-122 Absentee Voting At Village Elections for Persons Unable to Appear Because of Illness or Physical Disability
§ 15-124 Duties of Village Clerk
§ 15-126 Canvass of Election
§ 15-128 Notice to Person Chosen to a Village Office
§ 15-130 Election of Trustees by Wards
§ 15-132 Votes Upon Propositions to Be by Ballot or Voting Machine
§ 15-134 Failure to Designate Terms
§ 15-136 Refusal of Officer to Surrender His Office
§ 15-138 Judicial Review of Matters Relating to Village Elections

Terms Used In New York Laws > Election > Article 15 - Village Elections

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • General village election: means the annual or biennial election for village officers. See N.Y. Election Law 15-102
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Publish: means that any notice or resolution required to be published by a village shall be so printed within the time required in the law requring publication in the official newspaper of the village, or if none, one of general circulation within the village. See N.Y. Election Law 15-102
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Special village election: means any election of village officers, other than, the general village election. See N.Y. Election Law 15-102
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Village election: means and includes both general and special village elections for officers. See N.Y. Election Law 15-102
  • Village primary: means any election held by a political party for the purpose of nominating candidates for elective village offices. See N.Y. Election Law 15-102