Plan Your Vote

Plan Your Vote

Important 2020 Voting Updates and Changes,
What's Your Voting Plan?

Here's the latest update from the Delaware County Board of Elections. Also new this year will be a way to track your absentee ballot online so you can confirm when it was received by the DCBOE!

First! Confirm You Are Registered

Use the NYS BOE Poll Site search to confirm you are registered, learn about your polling site, your election district and (coming soon) tracking to indicate if your absentee ballot request has been received by your Board of Elections:
https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov/

 

You Have 3 Voting Options —

1) Vote by Absentee Ballot 

If you plan to vote absentee, DON'T WAIT.
Request your absentee ballot as soon as possible!

For the 2020 General election, ALL registered voters may use the "Temporary Illness" reason to request an absentee ballot (due to COVID-19).

You can request an absentee ballot by phone:
(607) 832-5321
or by downloading and completing the absentee ballot request form:
http://www.co.delaware.ny.us/departments/elec/absentee_voting.htm

(The ability to submit an absentee ballot request online
will also become available soon.)


The form lets you choose how to receive your ballot.

You can have your ballot sent to you by mail.
Absentee Ballots will be mailed by the DCBOE to voters around September 18.

You can choose if preferred to have your ballot held at the DCBOE for pickup by you, or an individual you designate.

To Submit Your Completed Ballot —

By Mail —
to return your completed Absentee Ballot by mail, mail it no later than October 27, 2020. Use 2 first class stamps. Be sure to get it postmarked.

Deliver by Hand —
Ballots can instead be hand delivered to the Delaware County Board of Elections at 3 Gallant Avenue Delhi during their business hours through November 3, 2020.

NEW THIS ELECTION ONLY —
Absentee Ballots can be hand delivered to an election inspector at your local polling place on November 3, 2020.


2) Early Voting

The Board of Elections at 3 Gallant Avenue in Delhi will also have early voting available from October 24 through November 1. Masks and social distancing guidelines will be observed. Click below for a list of hours:
Early Voting Dates and Hours


3) Vote at the Polls

If you choose to vote on election day at the polls, all usual polling locations will be open from 6am - 9pm. Masks and social distancing guidelines will be observed. Click below for the list of Delaware County Polling Sites:
http://www.co.delaware.ny.us/departments/elec/polling_places.htm

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For More Information –
Contact the Delaware County Board of Elections

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