1062 State Route 38
PO Box 306
Owego, NY 13827
The Board of Elections is a bipartisan office comprised of two appointed Commissioners representing the state’s major political parties, and equal party representation in all facets of the Board.
Primaries take place to determine the candidates to be voted on in the General Election. The winners of the General Election will take these offices starting in January.
ELECTION DAY - POLLS OPEN AT 6 AM and CLOSE AT 9 PM. Check your registration status and Polling Place information here: voterlookup.elections.ny.gov
EARLY VOTING - STARTS 10 DAYS BEFORE EACH ELECTION and ENDS 2 DAYS BEFORE EACH ELECTION at the Tioga County Board of Elections. The table below lists when polls will be open for Early Voting.
|1: Saturday (10th day prior to election)||9:00 AM – 2:00 PM|
|2: Sunday||Noon – 5:00 PM|
|3: Monday||Noon – 8:00 PM|
|4: Tuesday||10:00 AM – 6:00 PM|
|5: Wednesday||Noon – 8:00 PM|
|6: Thursday||10:00 AM – 6:00 PM|
|7: Friday||10:00 AM – 6:00 PM|
|8: Saturday||9:00 AM – 2:00 PM|
|9: Sunday||9:00 AM – 2:00 PM|
ABSENTEE VOTING - You may apply for an absentee ballot online using the NYS Electronic Absentee Application Portal:
New York State ensures that voters who are visually impaired or otherwise disabled are still able to vote and can vote independently. If such voters wish to vote in person, they may vote independently using the Ballot Marking Device (BMD) attached to the voting machine. Each poll site will have at least one BMD available for use.
Voters with special needs may also vote independently by absentee ballot, after applying using the Accessible Electronic Absentee Ballot Application:
OR voters may use the New York State Board of Elections' Absentee Application Portal:
Note: The maps found below do not directly correspond to your NYS Assembly, NYS Senate, or US Congressional districts. To see the full extent of those districts, use the interactive GIS Maps tool.