Board of Elections

2016 Presidential Primary on April 19
You must be currently registered as a Democrat or Republican to vote in this primary.
 Polls are open from Noon to 9 PM
If you have any questions about your voter registration, call the office at
607-664-2260 or 607-664-2263


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

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

Military & Overseas Voters 

 2016 Campaign Finance Seminars
























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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