Board of Elections


3 East Pulteney Sq.
Bath, NY14810 
Telephone (607) 664-2260
Fax (607) 664-2376
Office Hours:
8:30 am - 5 pm
Monday - Friday

2016 Election Dates

Primary Elections

Presidential Primary

April 19, 2016

Noon – 9 pm

  • Federal Primary Election (if needed)

            June 28, 2016

Noon – 9 pm

  • State and Local Primary (if needed)

September 13, 2016

Noon – 9 pm

General Election

            November 8, 2016

            6 am to 9 pm

For informational purposes only

Village Elections  (run by the Villages)

  • March 15, 2016    

School Elections  (run by the Schools)

  • May 17, 2016 

Last day to change your party affiliation for 2016 was October 9, 2015 

Military & Overseas Voters 

























Board Policy on Personal Delivery of Absentee Ballots 

Make Sure Your Vote Counts

The Steuben County Board of Elections is charged with faithfully executing and upholding the New York State Election Law. The Board ensures that the electoral process is conducted fairly and efficiently. We are responsible for:

  • Voter registration, outreach and processing
  • Maintaining and updating voter records
  • Processing and verification of candidate petitions/documents
  • Campaign finance disclosures of candidates and campaign committees
  • Recruiting, training and assigning the various Election Day officers to conduct elections
  • Operating poll site locations
  • Ensuring each voter their right to vote at the polls or by absentee ballot
  • Canvassing and certification of the vote
  • Voter education, notification and dissemination of election information

The Board is an administrative body headed by two commissioners. The commissioners are appointed by the Democrat and Republican parties, approved by the county legislature, and serve a two-year term.

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