Early Voting

For nine days – June 13th – June 21st you can vote at one of 3 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 – Early Voting sites will be open in Kingston, New Paltz, Saugerties. 


Early Voting Schedule June 2020

June 2020
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
June 7, 2020 June 8, 2020 June 9, 2020 June 10, 2020 June 11, 2020 June 12, 2020 June 13, 2020
June 14, 2020 June 15, 2020 June 16, 2020 June 17, 2020 June 18, 2020 June 19, 2020 June 20, 2020
June 21, 2020 June 22, 2020 June 23, 2020 June 24, 2020 June 25, 2020 June 26, 2020 June 27, 2020
June 28, 2020 June 29, 2020 June 30, 2020 July 1, 2020 July 2, 2020 July 3, 2020 July 4, 2020

Events in June 2020

  • Early Voting 10am - 3pm
  • Early Voting 10am - 3pm
  • Early Voting 9am - 5pm
  • Early Voting 12pm - 8pm
  • Early Voting 9am - 5pm
  • Early Voting 12pm - 8pm
  • Early Voting 9am - 5pm
  • Early Voting 10am - 3pm
  • Early Voting 10am - 3pm

Early Voting Locations

1 Kingston [map]

Edson Elementary School
116 Merilina Ave, Kingston NY 12401

2 Saugerties [map]

Saugerties Senior Center
207 Market St, Saugerties, NY 12477

3 New Paltz [map]

New Paltz High School
130 S Putt Corners Rd, New Paltz, NY 12561

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 Tuesday, June 23 , 2020

Early voting results will be canvassed and reported after 9:00pm on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

Yes! All voters eligible to participate in the June 23 elections have been mailed an absentee ballot application with return postage paid. For voters concerned about exposure to COVID-19 they should select “temporary illness or physical disability” as the reason for requesting the absentee ballot. Your completed absentee ballot application must be returned to the Ulster County Board of Elections as soon as possible. It must be received by the local board of elections postmarked no later than June 16, 2020 if the voter wants to receive their ballot by mail.

For the elections on June 23, voters may also email, fax, or call the Ulster County Board of Elections to request an absentee ballot without the use of the application. They need to provide their name and address. The email address is: elections@co.ulster.ny.us The fax number is: 845-334-5434

After a request has been processed by the Ulster County Board of Elections, the voter will be sent the appropriate absentee ballot(s) with a postage-paid return envelope included.

The last day to return a ballot by mail is postmarked June 22, 2020, provided that it is received by the Ulster County Board of Elections by June 30, 2020. If returned personally, it must be received by the board of elections before 9pm on June 23, 2020.

Voted absentee ballots must be postmarked by June 22, 2020 in order to be counted or delivered in person or to our central office or any of our early voting during that voting period or to any of the June 23 poll sites. Poll sites will be open in Ulster County from 6am-9pm on June 23, 2020.

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.