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Early Voting

For Early Voting days, times and locations, click here.

What is Early Voting?
Voters can now cast their ballot in-person on a machine before election.

Who can vote early?
All registered voters in New York State can vote early.

When can I vote early?
Early voting in New York State will begin 10 days prior to the ALL elections and last for nine days. 

Where can I vote early?
Your usual election day poll site will not be open for early voting.  Oswego County has only two early voting polling locations-
Board of Elections Offices
185 E. Seneca St.
Oswego, NY 13126
Barclay Courthouse
1 Broad St
Pulaski, NY 13142

How will I vote during early voting?
Voting during early voting is the same as voting on election day. When you get to the early voting center, you will check in to vote, receive your ballot and vote as any other election. There will be instructions available at the early voting centers to familiarize you with the ballot. There will also be a notice to voter and bill of rights. You may ask an election inspector to explain how to vote, or if you need any assistance.

If you vote during the early voting period, you are not eligible to vote on election day.

When will early voting results be posted?
Early voting votes will be canvassed and reported after 9 p.m. on election day.

Can I still vote by absentee ballot?
Yes, absentee voting is still an option if they are out of their home county on election day, if they are permanently or temporarily disabled, ill, are the primary care giver for one or more people who are ill or physically disabled, a resident of a veterans hospital, detained in jail awaiting grand jury action or incarcerated for an offense other than a felony you may apply for an absentee ballot.  NOTE:  if a voter has requested an absentee ballot, they will not be eligible to vote in person on a machine.

How can I find out more about Early Voting?
You can contact your local Board of Elections at 315-349-8350 or 315-349-8351 or the State Board of Elections at 518-474-1953 or