What is Early Voting?
It is another option for voters, allowing them to vote in-person before Election Day at one the county's Early Voting Centers.
Who can vote early?
All eligible registered voters can vote early.
When can I vote early?
Early Voting in New York State is for nine days ahead of an Election - usually consisting of two weekends and the week ahead of the Election, with the day before an election being an off day.
General Election: Fall 2020
Saturday, October 24th - 9a.m. - 5p.m.
Sunday, October 25th - Noon - 5p.m.
Monday, October 26th - Noon - 8p.m.
Tuesday, October 27th - Noon - 8p.m.
Wednesday, October 28th - 10a.m. - 6p.m.
Thursday, October 29th - 10a.m. - 6p.m.
Friday, October 30th - 10a.m. - 6p.m.
Saturday, October 31st - 9a.m. - 5p.m.
Sunday, November 1st - Noon - 5p.m.
Local/State Primaries: Spring 2021
Saturday, June 12th - Noon - 5p.m.
Sunday, June 13th - Noon - 5p.m.
Monday, June 14th - Noon - 8p.m.
Tuesday, June 15th - Noon - 8p.m.
Wednesday, June 16th - 10a.m. - 6p.m.
Thursday, June 17th - 10a.m. - 6p.m.
Friday, June 18th - 10a.m. - 6p.m.
Saturday, June 19th - Noon - 5p.m.
Sunday, June 20th - Noon - 5p.m.
Where can I vote early?
You can vote at any Early Voting Center within the county:
TBD - Locations being finalized for November's General Election.
How will I vote during early voting?
Voting during early voting is the same as voting on Election Day. When you get to the Early Voting Center, you will check in to vote, receive your paper ballot, and vote as you would at any other election.
Early Voting Centers' will have voting instructions, a notice of the voter's bill of rights. Plus at any time you may ask an election inspector to explain the how to's of voting, or for any assistance, if needed.
Remember, if you vote early, you are not eligible to vote again on Election Day.
When will early voting results be posted?
Votes cast during Early Voting will be counted/canvassed beginning at 8pm on Election Night and reported with Election Day results after the polls close at 9pm.
Can I still vote by absentee ballot?
Yes, If you are out of your home county or if you are permanently or temporarily disabled, ill or are the primary care giver for one or more people who are ill or physically disabled, or a resident of a Veterans Hospital, or detained in jail awaiting Grand Jury action or incarcerated for an offense other than a felony you may apply for an absentee ballot.
How can I find out more about Early Voting?
You can contact us at the Board of Elections at 607-778-2172 or online through the Contact Us page.