Candidate Information

The following information is provided as a resource to candidates, if you have any questions please call our office at 845-334-5470.

  • 2023 Calendar coming soon

Please visit the State Board of Elections website for more information on State and Federal office.


What Elected Offices will be on the Ballot in 2023? – TBA

2023 Designating Petition Filings

2023 Independent/OTB Petition Filings

Petition Objection Forms

General Objection Form

Specific Objection Form

2023 Caucus Notice Filings – coming soon

Filing information will be uploaded at the end of each business day.

Getting on the Ballot

There are two pathways to get on the ballot in Ulster County. Some town political parties conduct Party Caucuses for local offices, but not all parties participate. The alternative to a party caucus is the petition process. If you are unsure which process to follow please contact the Ulster County Board of Elections at 845-334-5470.

  • 2023 Caucus Packet – All required paperwork and instructions – coming soon
  • Caucus Sample Script

  • 2023 – 5% Signature Requirements (Town-Ward-District order) coming soon
  • 2023 – 5% Signature Requirements for Assembly District, Judicial Delegate Petitions coming soon
  • 2023 – 5% Signature Requirements for Independent Nominating Petitions coming soon

Poll Watcher Information

Guidelines – Summary of regulations for observing and election at a Polling Location

Poll Watcher Blank Certificate

Campaign Finance

Effective January 1st, 2020 all candidates must file directly with the New York State Board of Elections.