Early Voting (2020)

Early voting will now happen every election cycle, giving you one more convenient option to cast your ballot during the Presidential Primary, Federal/State/Local Primary, and General Election. 

For nine days – (Second Saturday before Election Day to Sunday before Election Day) –  you can vote at one of the available polling sites around Ulster County.  Hours of operation vary, but include a mix of day, evening and weekend hours. 

Thanks to new technology investments, early voting allows you to visit the polling site that fits your needs – Please check back for Early Voting sites, as we move closer to each election.  



2020 Early Voting Locations & Schedule

Early Voting Poll Sites are still in discussion and a final decision will be made soon regarding the Presidential Primary Early Voting, which will be taking place Saturday April 18th – Sunday April 26th.

Check back soon for more details.

Frequently Asked Questions

Voting is easier and more convenient than ever before

For the first time in New York State, you can vote in person at seven different sites across Ulster County before Election Day on November 5th.

From Saturday, October 26, 2019 to Sunday, November 3, 2019 you can vote in person.

Yes, as long as you are registered to vote. Any registered voter can vote early

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 in 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 for 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, November 5, 2019

Early voting results will be canvassed and reported after 9:00pm on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

Yes! If you are out of Ulster County, or if you are permanently or temporarily disabled, ill or are the primary caregiver for one or more people who are ill or physically disabled, or a resident of a Veteran Hospital, or detained in a jail awaiting Grand Jury action or incarcerated for an offence other than a felony you may apply for an absentee ballot.

You can contact the Ulster County Board of elections at 845-334-5470 for more information about Early Voting, request an absentee ballot application, or find more about the 2019 elections.