Board of Elections

Office Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday
Mailing Address: 3 East Pulteney Sq. Bath, NY 14810
New Office Location: 20 E Morris St. Bath, NY 14810
New Steuben County Annex Building
Telephone (607) 664-2260      Fax (607) 664-2376
Anyone needing to use a Ballot Marking Device to assist them in voting their absentee ballot may come to the Steuben County Board of Elections office and use the Ballot Marking Device.

Please call 607-664-2261 to set up a time as the office is currently only open by appointment.

This is available for both the Democratic Presidential Primary and the SAM State Committee primary.


Scheduled on:
Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 10:00am - 12:30pm
Monday, June 29, 2020 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

If you are an elected official, running for office,
or plan to run for office, this webinar is for you.
Click here for more information and to register.
You must preregister.



The Democratic Presidential Primary Scheduled to be held on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 is now back on.

3 Ways to VOTE in the June 23rd Primary Election
1) By Absentee Ballot (Absentee Ballot Applications are being mailed to all eligible voters for the June Primary)

2) In Person during Early Voting at 20 E Morris Street, Bath

Dates and Times Early Voting will be available for the June Primary
Saturday - June 13, 2020 - 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Sunday - June 14, 2020 - 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Monday - June 15, 2020 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday - June 16, 2020 - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Wednesday - June 17, 2020 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday - June 18, 2020 - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Friday - June 19, 2020 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday - June 20, 2020 - 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Sunday - June 21, 2020 - 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

3) In Person on Election Day June 23rd from 6 am to 9 pm. Some poll sites may be moved and consolidated with other poll sites, if poll site and election inspector availability is a problem.

If you are concerned about COVID-19 and voting in the June 23, 2020 primary election
Absentee Ballot Application HERE

Instructions on how to complete the absentee ballot application HERE
Per the Governor’s Executive Order No. 202.15

Completed Absentee Ballot Applications for the June 23rd Primary May Be
Faxed to Us at 607-664-2376
or Emailed to us at
Mailed to our Office
Steuben County Board of Election
3 E. Pulteney Square
Bath NY 14810

Democratic Presidential
Primary Ballot

All registered Democratic Voters in Steuben County will be receiving an Absentee Ballot Application in the mail for the upcoming Presidential Primary Election. If you wish to receive an absentee ballot by mail, so you can vote from home, please complete the Absentee Ballot Application AS SOON AS POSSIBLE and return it to the Steuben County Board of Elections in the postage paid envelope that was provided.

If you are a registered Democrat and have moved, or did not receive a blue card in the mail from the Steuben County Board of Elections this year, you will need to complete a new Voter Registration Form and mail it to the Steuben County Board of Elections, no later than May 29th which is 25 days before the Election, or you can also go to the DMV website and update your voter information there. The link for this process is You will need your NYS Driver's License to use the DMV online voter registration. Voter Registration Forms can also be printed from our web page, then click on Forms.

If you have any questions, please call our office at 607-664-2260.


ATTENTION - Still in effect as of May 18th, 2020


Will be Held on September 15, 2020
Per Executive Order No. 202.26

This includes all village elections previously scheduled to be held in March of 2020. For any questions please contact your village clerk.

Will be held on JUNE 9, 2020

Per Executive Order No. 202.26

All qualified voter in each school district in NYS will receive a ballot in the mail along with a return postage paid envelope to return their voted ballot to the school.

If you have any questions in regards to your school election please contact your schools district clerk.

Click here to view your Voter StatusClick here to view Poll Site LocatorMilitary & Overseas Voters Click Here


Anyone running for an office must now file all Campaign Finance paperwork with the NYS Board of Elections.

Reduced Signature Requirements for Petitions 2020 Designating Petitions Filed 2020 Designating Petitions Filed - County Committee Members


Chapter 24 of the Laws of 2020
Signed by Governor Cuomo 3/18/2020
Set the dates for all Designating petitions to be filed March 17, through March 20, 2020.

Opportunity-to-Ballot Petitions have been suspended for 2020.


Offices Up for Election in 2020 Delegate Selection Info


General Election
November 3, 2020
Poll Sites are open 6am - 9pm


Early Voting Information for the 2020 General Election

February 14, 2020

The last day to change your party enrollment for the 2020 Primary Elections is February 14, 2020.

Party enrollments changes received in our office after February 14, 2020 will not go into effect until June 30, 2020.

If you do a party enrollment change on the DMV website or mail a voter registration form after 2/11/2020 there is no guarantee it will reach us before the deadline.


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.

Kelly Penziul, Democratic Commissioner
Vicky Olin, Republican Commissioner
  Vicky Olin


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