Early Voting

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.

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Early Voting – Oct 24th to Nov 1st

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Events in October 2020

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Events in November 2020

  • Early Voting - 10am - 3pm

Early Voting Locations

November 2020 Early Voting
1 Woodstock [map]

Woodstock Community Center
56 Rock City Rd., Woodstock, NY 12498

2 Kingston [map]

Midtown Neighborhood Center
467 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401

3 New Paltz [map]

New Paltz Community Center
3 Veterans Dr, New Paltz, NY 12561

4 Lloyd [map]

Highland American Legion
84 Grand St., Highland, NY 12528

5 Ellenville [map]

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 (absentees@co.ulster.ny.us), 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.