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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

2020 ELECTIONS

Presidential Primary and Primary Election

Tuesday, June 23rd (Early Voting June 13th-21st)

General Election

Tuesday, November 3rd (Early Voting October 24th-November 1st)

Registration Cut off for the November 3rd, 2020 Presidential Election is

October 9th, 2020.

To do a change of address for the November 3rd, 2020 Presidential Election it needs to be received at the Board of Elections by

October 14th, 2020.


2020 General Official Election Results

2020 SENECA COUNTY GENERAL ELECTION
OFFICIAL
2020-11-20 15:40:45

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT (Vote for 1)
Seneca: EDs reported: 27 of 27 100.00%
Ballots: 15,718
Undervotes (BLANK): 75
Overvotes (VOID): 11
Double Votes: 94

Joseph R. Biden and Kamala D. Harris (DEM, WOR) 6,914 44.23%
DEM 6,548 41.89%
WOR 366 2.34%
Donald J. Trump and Michael R. Pence (REP, CON) 8,329 53.28%
REP 7,602 48.63%
CON 727 4.65%
Howie Hawkins and Angela Nicole Walker (GRE) 73 0.47%
Jo Jorgensen and Jeremy Cohen (LBT) 193 1.23%
Brock Pierce and Karla Ballard (IND) 92 0.59%

  • Write-in 31 0.20%
    Total 15,632 100.00%
  • WRITE-INS 31
    Qualified 7
    Brian Carroll 3
    Gloria LaRiva 2
    Kanye West 2
    Unqualified (VOID) 24

STATE SUPREME COURT JUSTICE 7th Judicial District (Vote for 4)
Seneca: EDs reported: 27 of 27 100.00%
Ballots: 15,718
Undervotes (BLANK): 9,500
Overvotes (VOID): 28
Double Votes: 124

Gino M. Nitti (DEM) 5,115 9.59%
Dan Doyle (REP, CON, WOR, IND) 8,970 16.82%
REP 7,562 14.18%
CON 771 1.45%
WOR 392 0.73%
IND 245 0.46%
William T. Gargan (DEM) 4,923 9.23%
Sam L. Valleriani (REP, CON, WOR, IND) 8,110 15.20%
REP 6,785 12.72%
CON 748 1.40%
WOR 370 0.69%
IND 207 0.39%
Julie A. Cianca (DEM, WOR) 5,822 10.91%
DEM 5,247 9.84%
WOR 575 1.08%
Vince Dinolfo (REP, CON, IND) 7,718 14.47%
REP 6,717 12.59%
CON 789 1.48%
IND 212 0.40%
Stephen K. Lindley (DEM, REP, CON, WOR, IND) 12,666 23.74%
DEM 4,863 9.12%
REP 6,453 12.10%
CON 691 1.30%
WOR 429 0.80%
IND 230 0.43%
Write-in (Scattering) 20 0.04%
Total 53,344 100.00%


REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS 23rd District (Vote for 1)
CD 23: EDs reported: 27 of 27 100.00%
Ballots: 15,718
Undervotes (BLANK): 752
Overvotes (VOID): 18
Double Votes: 22

Tracy Mitrano (DEM, WOR) 6,334 42.37%
DEM 5,802 38.81%
WOR 532 3.56%
Tom Reed (REP, CON, IND) 8,495 56.83%
REP 7,532 50.39%
CON 793 5.31%
IND 170 1.14%
Andrew M. Kolstee (LBT) 116 0.78%
Write-in (Scattering): 3 0.02%
Total 14,948 100.00%


STATE SENATOR 54th District (Vote for 1)
SD 54: EDs reported: 27 of 27 100.00%
Ballots: 15,718
Undervotes (BLANK): 884
Overvotes (VOID): 4
Double Votes: 22

Shauna O’Toole (DEM) 4,700 31.69%
Pamela A. Helming (REP, CON, IND, SAM) 10,128 68.29%
REP 8,775 59.17%
CON 986 6.65%
IND 352 2.37%
SAM 15 0.10%
Write-in (Scattering) 2 0.01%
Total 14,830 100.00%


MEMBER OF ASSEMBLY 131st District (Vote for 1)
AD 131: EDs reported: 19 of 19 100.00%
Ballots: 11,588
Undervotes (BLANK): 1,091
Overvotes (VOID): 5
Double Votes: 3

Matthew Miller (DEM) 4,095 39.03%
Jeff L. Gallahan (REP, CON) 6,252 59.59%
REP 5,602 53.39%
CON 650 6.20%
Cynthia L. Wade (SAM) 142 1.35%
Write-in (Scattering) 3 0.03%
Total 10,492 100.00%


MEMBER OF ASSEMBLY 132nd District (Vote for 1)
AD 132: EDs reported: 8 of 8 100.00%
Ballots: 4,130
Undervotes (BLANK): 1,321
Overvotes (VOID): 0
Double Votes: 2

Philip A. Palmesano (REP, CON, IND) 2,782 99.04%
REP 2,285 81.35%
CON 278 9.90%
IND 219 7.80%
Write-in (Scattering) 27 0.96%
Total 2,809 100.00%


COUNTY CLERK (Vote for 1)
Seneca: EDs reported: 27 of 27 100.00%
Ballots: 15,718
Undervotes: 655
Overvotes: 8
Double Votes: 30

Melissa Brand Brown (DEM, PFC) 4,925 32.71%
DEM 4,766 31.66%
PFC 159 1.06%
Tina Lotz (REP, CON, IND) 10,128 67.27%
REP 8,854 58.81%
CON 944 6.27%
IND 330 2.19%
Write-in 2 0.01%
Total 15,055 100.00%


LODI – OVID TOWN JUSTICE (Vote for 1)
Justice Lodi and Ovid: EDs reported: 3 of 3 100.00%
Ballots: 1,888
Undervotes: 562
Overvotes: 0
Double Votes: 0

Louis Van Cleef (REP) 1,314 99.10%
Write-in 12 0.90%
Total 1,326 100.00%


TOWN COUNCIL (To Fill Vacancy) (Vote for 1)
Town of Ovid: EDs reported: 2 of 2 100.00%
Ballots: 1,077
Undervotes: 312
Overvotes: 0
Double Votes: 0

John Hubbard (REP) 753 98.43%
Write-in 12 1.57%
Total 765 100.00%


TOWN COUNCIL (To Fill Vacancy) (Vote for 1)
Town of Romulus: EDs reported: 3 of 3 100.00%
Ballots: 945
Undervotes: 260
Overvotes: 0
Double Votes: 0

Melody Collinsworth (REP) 668 97.52%
Write-in 17 2.48%
Total 685 100.00%


TOWN JUSTICE (Vote for 1)
Town of Seneca Falls: EDs reported: 8 of 8 100.00%
Ballots: 4,475
Undervotes: 311
Overvotes: 0
Double Votes: 2

Steve Kelley (DEM, EQU) 2,210 53.07%
DEM 2,108 50.62%
EQU 102 2.45%
Tom P. Ellis, Sr. (REP) 1,953 46.90%
Write-in 1 0.02%
Total 4,164 100.00%


TOWN COUNCIL (To Fill Vacancy) (Vote for 1)
Town of Varick: EDs reported: 1 of 1 100.00%
Ballots: 778
Undervotes: 25
Overvotes: 0
Double Votes: 3

Katherine Potter (DEM, PFC) 246 32.67%
DEM 238 31.61%
PFC 8 1.06%
Ricky McCulloch (REP, CON, IND) 507 67.33%
REP 454 60.29%
CON 41 5.44%
IND 12 1.59%
Write-in 0 0.00%
Total 753 100.00%

Absentee Voting Information

Sample Election Ballots 2020

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:

https://absenteeballot.elections.ny.gov/

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:

https://www.co.seneca.ny.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Absentee-Application-2020-1.pdf

Spanish Version:

https://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/download/voting/AbsenteeBallot-Spanish.pdf

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:

https://absenteeballot.elections.ny.gov/home/accessible

Or, Voters with special needs can use the special ADA Compliant Accessible Ballot Application, click the link below.

Handicap Accessible Electronic Absentee Ballot Application

All Absentee ballot requests must include the following information:

  • Name
  • Address on voter registration
  • Mailing address (if different)
  • Reason for voting absentee
  • Signature

If you require an accessible Voter Registration please use the following link:

Accessible Voter Registration Form


Seneca County Absentee Ballot Contact-less Drop-Off Plan for the General Election 2020

In an effort to minimize delays during in-person voting and to promote contact-less voting, Seneca County has developed this plan for absentee ballot drop-off for the 2020 General Election.

Seneca County voters may drop off a completed absentee ballot at the following locations without waiting in line with in-person voters.  Once you enter the drop-off location, you will be directed to the clearly marked absentee ballot receptacle where you may deposit your ballot.  Please wear a mask and adhere to social distancing guidelines while at these locations.

  • Seneca County Board of Elections, 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo
    • Monday – Friday 8:30 AM-5PM
  • Early Voting poll site, 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo
    • Sat 10/24 9am – 2pm
    • Sun 10/25 9am – 2pm
    • Mon 10/26 9am – 5pm
    • Tue 10/27 9am – 8pm
    • Wed 10/28 9am – 8pm
    • Thu 10/29 9am – 5pm
    • Fri 10/30 9am – 5pm
    • Sat 10/31 9am – 2pm
    • Sun 11/01 9am – 2pm
  • All standard Election Day Voting Locations
    • Tuesday November 3rd, 2020 – polls are open from 6:00AM – 9:00PM

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

Election Day: Tuesday November 3rd, 2020

Early Voting Period: Saturday October 24th, 2020 – Sunday November 1st, 2020

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

2020 General Election

Saturday                      October, 24, 2020                  9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Sunday                        October 25, 2020                   9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Monday                       October 26, 2020                  9:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday                       October 27, 2020                   9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday                  October 28, 2020                 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Thursday                     October 29, 2020                  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday                          October 30, 2020                  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday                      October 31, 2020                  9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Sunday                        November 1, 2020                 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE:  The cut off for Party enrollment changes will be February 14th, 2020. Any change of enrollments received after that date will be processed on June 3oth, 2020


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.

Services provided include:

  • 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

Announcements

  • Sample Ballots

    November 3rd 2020 General Election

    Covert


    Fayette


    Junius


    Lodi


    Ovid


    Romulus


    Seneca Falls


    Tyre


    Varick


    Waterloo

  • General Election 2020 Offices & Candidates
  • Seneca County NY Board of Elections Press Release

    2020

    NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION

    STATE OF NEW YORK – COUNTY OF SENECA 

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,  pursuant to  Section 4-120.1 of the New York  State Election Law, that the General Election to be held in this State on Tuesday succeeding the first Monday in November, November 3rd, 2020, the following may be voted for, to wit:

    A President and Vice-President of the United States

    Four (4) Supreme Court Justice 7th Judicial District

    A Representative to Congress 23rd District of the United States

    A New York State Senator 54th District

    A Member of New York State Assembly 131th District

    A Member of New York State Assembly 132nd District

    SENECA COUNTY

    A County Clerk

    TOWN OF LODI

    One (1) Lodi-Ovid Town Justice

    TOWN OF OVID

    One (1) Lodi-Ovid Town Justice

    One (1) Town Council Member (to fill a vacancy)

    TOWN OF ROMULUS

    One (1) Town Council Member (to fill a vacancy)

    TOWN OF SENECA FALLS

    One (1) Town Justice

    TOWN OF VARICK

    One (1) Town Council Member (to fill a vacancy)

    The term of office for all incumbents of the above named offices will expire at midnight on December 31, 2020