Board of Elections

Office Hours: 8:30 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday
3 East Pulteney Sq. Bath, NY14810 
Telephone (607) 664-2260      Fax (607) 664-2376
2016 General Election- November 8th
Polls are open 6am-9pm  

Upcoming Elections
Last Day to Register to Vote or Update your voter registration for the November General Election was October 14th.

Will you be out of Steuben County on November 8th? You can apply for an absentee ballot. Either stop in our office in Bath or you can print out the Absentee Ballot Application, complete it and mail it to the Board of Elections.      
Military & Overseas Voters
 Last day to change your party affiliation for 2017 was October 14, 2016 









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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