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
Military & Overseas Voters


2018 General Election Unofficial Results (Last Updated 11/06/18 - 11:29 pm) 
Absentee Ballots Received

Election Dates for 2018:
General Election - November 6, 2018 (Polls Open 6am to 9pm) 
Voter Registration Deadline - By Mail: Postmarked by October 12, 2018
Party changes must be received by October 12, 2018

All absentee ballots for the November 6, 2018 General Election must be postmarked no later than November 5, 2018 and received in the Board of Elections Office no later than November 13, 2018 in order to be counted.


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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