Welcome to the Seneca County Board of Elections.
Due to COVID-19 and by the direction from New York State, the Seneca County Board of Elections asks that your please practice SOCIAL DISTANCING and wear FACE MASKS when entering the Seneca County Offices and Election Poll Sites.
Our office hours are 8:30AM to 5:00 PM Monday – Friday
Thank you and be SAFE!!
Main BOE Phone: 315-539-1760
Services provided include:
The Seneca County Board of Elections is a bi-partisan public office serving the voters of Seneca County. Our focus is to conduct fair and accurate Federal, State, County, Town, and Village elections.
- Administration of all federal, state and local elections
- Ballot preparation
- Maintenance of voting machines
- Absentee ballot coordination
- Oversee voter registration and maintain an accurate inventory of all eligible voters
- Collection of candidate financial disclosure reports
- The compilation, tallying and reporting of election results
- Providing election-related information and support to candidates, political parties and the general public
Tuesday, March 16th, 2021
Tuesday, June 22nd (Early Voting June 12th-20st)
The last day for mail in registrations to be post marked and to register in person for the 2021 Primary election is May, 29th 2021.
The last day to do a Change of Address is for the 2021 Primary Election is June, 2nd 2021.
The last day for mail in registrations to be post marked and to register in person for the 2021 General election is October, 8th 2021.
The last day to do a Change of Address is for the 2021 General Election is October, 13th 2021.
Tuesday, November 2nd (Early Voting October 23rd-October 31st)
Enrollment/ Party Change Notice:
A change of enrollment received by the Board of Elections not later than Feb. 14th or after June 28th is effective immediately. Any change of enrollment made between Feb 15 Through June 28th 2021, will be effective on June 29th, 2021.
Absentee Voting Information
How to Apply for an Absentee Ballot:
You may apply for an absentee ballot in any of the following ways:
Electronically through our Absentee Application Portal by clicking the following link:
By sending an email request to your local county board of elections
By sending a fax request to your local county board of elections
By going in-person to your local county board of elections
By mailing a paper application to your local county board of elections
You can download a PDF version of the New York State Absentee Ballot Application Form this link:
How to Cast an Absentee Ballot:
Once your receive the ballot, mark the ballot according to your choices for each office following the instructions on the ballot
Once you have completed marking your ballot fold it up and place it in the Security Envelope. (This envelope will have a place for your signature.)
Sign and date the outside of the Security Envelope.
Seal the Security Envelope.
Place the Security Envelope in the Return Envelope. (This envelope will have the return address of your county Board of Elections on the outside and should have a logo that reads, “Official Election Mail”)
Seal the Return Envelope.
You may return the ballot in any of the following ways:
Put it in the mail ensuring it receives a postmark no later than November 3rd.
Bringing it to the County Board of Elections Office no later than November 3rd.
Bringing it to an early voting poll site between October 24th and November 1st
Bringing it to a poll site on November 3rd.
Handicap Accessible Absentee Ballot Information
If you are visually impaired or otherwise disabled, such that your disability requires you to use an accessible absentee ballot application, you have two accessible options to request a ballot on this page, either using the Accessible Electronic Ballot Application Portal:
Or, Voters with special needs can use the special ADA Compliant Accessible Ballot Application, click the link below.
All Absentee ballot requests must include the following information:
- Address on voter registration
- Mailing address (if different)
- Reason for voting absentee
If you require an accessible Voter Registration please use the following link:
Early Voting Information for Seneca County
New York State voters can vote in-person 10 days before Election Day at one or more voting sites in their county.
- THIS EARLY VOTING SITE SERVES ALL OF THE REGISTERED VOTERS IN SENECA COUNTY – THE TOWNS OF:
Covert, Fayette, Junius, Lodi, Ovid, Romulus, Seneca Falls, Tyre, Varick & Waterloo
Early voting poll site (1):
Seneca County Office Building
One DiPronio Dr.
Waterloo, NY 13165
- THIS EARLY VOTING SITE IS ACCESSIBLE TO VOTERS WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES
- NOTICE: IF A VOTER CASTS A BALLOT DURING EARLY VOTING, THEY ARE NOT ALLOWED TO VOTE ON ELECTION DAY