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Chautauqua County Board of Elections

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

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The N.Y.S. Presidential Primary is scheduled for June 23, 2020. A Republican Primary will also be held on this date for all eligible voters in the Town of Busti and a Libertarian Primary for all Voters Registered with the Libertarian Party in Chautauqua County.
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The Board of Elections strongly enourages all eligible voters for the upcoming Primaries to apply for an Absentee Ballot to minimize their COVID-19 exposure. Exectutive Order 202.15 allows for you to check off "temporary illness or physical disability" reason on the application due to the prevalence and community spread of COVID-19. The application can be found here.
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***** Just for the June 23, 2020 Primary, the N.Y.S. Governor (EO 202.15) has allowed for the requesting of an Absentee Ballot via e-mail or fax, without the need for a signature. Please provide your Name, Address and Date of Birth in your request for us to be able to confirm your identity. Your signature is still required on the envelope before the return of the Absentee Ballot. Send E-Mails to vote@co.chautauqua.ny.us or Fax at 716-753-4111.
 
***** At this time, applications for any Election occurring AFTER June 23, 2020 are still required to send the physical copy of one of the below applications with your original "wet" signature either via the United States Postal Service or by dropping the application off in person at the Board of Elections Office.
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School Elections (originally scheduled for May 19, 2020) have been rescheduled to June 9, 2020. The Election for your district will be conducted via mail-in Absentee Ballots only, with no in-person voting. For more information on how your district is handling this situation, please contact the District Clerk.
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The General Village Election (originally scheduled for March 19, 2020) has been rescheduled to September 15, 2020. This election was for Voters in the Village of Westfield and the Village of Sinclairville.
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Notice to Voters Needing to Mark Ballots Independently and Privately
Please be advised that a device to mark absentee ballots for the June 23, 2020 primary elections is available to all voters for the purpose of marking devices at the office of the Chautauqua County Board of Elections, 7 N Erie St. Mayville NY 14757. Such device will be available during all business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4;30 p.m. without appointment. Voters will have the opportunity to mark privately and independently during these hours and during any posted Early Voting Hours and at any Election Day poll site.
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All voters eligible to vote in a Primary in the county were mailed an application, without having to request it.
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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.

Presidential Primary Election
June 23, 2020
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. The Presidential Primary is for all registered Democratic Voters within the County.
Early Voting:
June 13, 2020 to June 21, 2020
Times and Locations for Early Voting Available by Clicking Here.

Federal/State/Local Primary Election
June 23, 2020
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. The only Primary in Chautauqua County is for Republican Voters in the Town of Busti and all registered Libertarian Voters.
Early Voting:
June 13, 2020 to June 21, 2020
Times and Locations for Early Voting Available by Clicking Here.

School Board Elections
** POSTPONED, NEW DATE: ** June 9, 2020
This Election will be held via mail-in Absentee Ballot only. 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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