Chautauqua County Board of Elections

Phone: 716-753-4580
Email: vote@co.chautauqua.ny.us

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APPLY NOW for a November 3, 2020 General Election Absentee Ballot by submitting an Absentee Ballot Application.
Applications are available by Clicking Here.
Ballots will be mailed starting on Friday, September 18, 2020.
The period to apply for an Absentee Ballot with a USPS postmark is today through October 27th.
In person absentee voting will run Friday Sept. 18, 2020 through 5 P.M. Monday Nov. 2nd at the Board of Elections Hall Clothier Building, 7 N. Erie St. Mayville, NY 14757
Please complete your application in section number 7 with the address you wish to have your ballot mailed to.
Absentee Ballots are NOT Forwardable.
Ballots are mailed out the same day that a valid absentee ballot application is received at the Board of Elections starting Monday Sept. 21st through the last mailing before Election Day.
If you have a concern for the COVID-19 pandemic, the Election Commissioners recommend voters select "Temporary Illness" as the reason under section number 2 on your Absentee Ballot Application.
Note that this is a worldwide pandemic and each of us may or may not be virus carriers and thus are eligible to check off temporary illness as a the reason to qualify for a NYS Absentee ballot.
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If you are a Federal or Military Absentee Voter, submit your application by downloading the Federal Voter Assistance Program Application HERE.
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Early Voting for the November 3, 2020 General Election will be held Saturday, October 24 to Sunday, November 1, 2020. More information available HERE
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General Election
November 3, 2020
Polls are open 6:00AM to 9:00PM
Early Voting:
October 24, 2020 to November 1, 2020
Times and Locations for Early Voting Available by Clicking Here.

General Village Election
Sinclairville and Westfield

** POSTPONED, NEW DATE: ** September 15, 2020
by Executive Order 202.4
Early Voting is not held for the General Village Election.
All other County Villages conduct Elections at the November General Elections.

State/Local Primary Election
June 22, 2021
Polls are open 6:00AM to 9:00PM
Voters are eligible to vote in the Primary if their enrolled party
has a Primary in the election district they reside.

Early Voting:
June 12, 2021 to June 20, 2021

School Board Elections
May 18, 2021
Contact your District Clerk for more information.
Early Voting is not held for School Board Elections.

Maximum individual campaign
contribution limits for 2020. Countywide Candidates is $3844.70. Non Countywide candidates is $1000.00. - pursuant to NYS Election Law

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