The state Board of Elections on Friday released a schedule for the special elections in the 43rd Assembly district and 11th Congressional district.

Key dates include: Certificate of nominations are due March 2, ballots are certified March 13 and the first campaign finance disclosure date is April 6.

In the NY-11, Republicans back Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan, while Democrats are eyeing Vincent Gentile, a New York City councilman, to run for the seat vacated by Republican Michael Grimm.

Memo-Calenar-Proc-for May 5 2015 Special Election.pdf by Nick Reisman