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Voter Information

Annual Budget Vote and Election of Trustees
Tuesday, June 9, 2020


Governor Cuomo issued an Executive Order setting the revised date for the budget vote and school board election for June 9, 2020. Due to the pandemic, the vote will be exclusively by absentee ballot. There will be no voting at the polls. Every eligible voter will be sent an absentee ballot with a postage paid return envelope.

The ballots must be received by the District Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on June 9, 2020.

Important Note:If you registered to vote after May 1, 2020 and have not received an absentee ballot, you can contact the District Clerk at (631) 262-6608.

ABSENTEE BALLOT DROP BOX
A drop box will be available for absentee ballots at the Administrative Offices at the William J. Brosnan School beginning June 1st.  The box will be available Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and on Tuesday June 9th until 5:00 p.m.  Absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk by 5:00 p.m. on June 9th.


Voter Registration
Because of the pandemic and the closure of schools, school districts cannot conduct registration of voters at the school building. However, prospective voters can still register to vote with the local county board of elections by completing an online application with the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles at https://dmv.ny.gov/more-info/electronic-voter-registration-application.

Voter Qualifications
A qualified voter is one who is a citizen of the United States, 18 years of age or older, and a resident of the District for at least thirty days.

Military Ballots
Military voters who are not currently registered may apply to register as a qualified voter of the school district. Military voters who are qualified voters of the school district may submit an application for a military ballot. Military voters may designate a preference to receive a military voter registration, military ballot application or military ballot by mail, facsimile transmission or electronic mail in their request for such registration, ballot application or ballot. Military voter registration forms and military ballot application forms must be received in the office of the district clerk of the school district no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 14, 2020. No military ballot will be canvassed unless it is (1) received in the office of the district clerk before the close of the polls on election day and showing a cancellation mark of the United States postal service or a foreign country’s postal service, or showing a dated endorsement of receipt by another agency of the United States government; or (2) received by the office of the district clerk by no later than 5:00 p.m. on election day and signed and dated by the military voter and one witness thereto, with a date which is associated to be not later than the day before the election.

A list of voters who were issued absentee ballots for the June 9, 2020 Budget Vote and School Election may be obtained from the District Clerk by emailing the District Clerk at beth.nystrom@northport.k12.ny.us