Early Voting hours have been extended for Saturday, October 31 and Sunday, November 1. On Saturday polling hours are now 9am-5pm, on Sunday polling hours are 9am-3:30pm. Anyone who is in line at the polls of close is entitled to vote.
For nine days – October 24th – November 1st you can vote at one of 5 polling sites around Ulster County. Hours of operation vary but include a mix of day, evening, and weekend hours.
You can vote in an early voting center in the county where you live. You can visit ANY of the Early Voting locations around the county (Woodstock, Kingston, New Paltz, Lloyd, or Ellenville) that is convenient, but if you wait to vote in person on Election day November 3rd you must visit your designated polling site.
Early Voting – Oct 24th to Nov 1st
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Events in October 2020
Events in November 2020
Early Voting Locations
Woodstock Community Center
56 Rock City Rd., Woodstock, NY 12498
Midtown Neighborhood Center
467 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401
New Paltz Community Center
3 Veterans Dr, New Paltz, NY 12561
Highland American Legion
84 Grand St., Highland, NY 12528
Ellenville Public Library Community Room
40 Center St., Ellenville, NY 12428
Frequently Asked Questions
Early voting is a nine (9) day period where voters can vote in-person before any Election Day in Ulster County
Yes, as long as you are registered to vote. Any registered voter can vote early.
The Ulster County Board of Elections has taken proactive steps to ensure the safety of our voters and our poll inspectors that serve the public that include training, social distancing, and personal protective equipment. Early Voting allows for shorter wait times and lines during the 9 days of Early Voting, and also on Election Day.
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 Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Early voting results will be canvassed and reported after 9:00pm on Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Yes! You must apply online, postmark, email (firstname.lastname@example.org), or fax your completed absentee ballot application must be received at the local Ulster County Board of Elections by close of business on October 27, or if sending by mail, on or before October 27. After that, voters can continue to apply for absentees in person at the Ulster County Board through the close of business on Monday, November 2. Voters may also vote in person from October 24th to November 1st at our early voting centers. See our Absentee Balloting page for all the details.
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 2020 elections.