Vera Lin Layman
Republican Commissioner of Elections

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James Wahls
Democratic Commissioner of Elections

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1062 State Route 38
PO Box 306
Owego, NY 13827

Main Phone:

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.

Primary Elections 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.

2022 Elections Dates:

The State and Local Primary Election will be held on June 28, 2022. The early voting period is June 18-26, 2022.

The Primary Election for Congressional District 19 and the Special Election for Congressional District 23 will both be held on August 23, 2022. The early voting period is August 13-21, 2022. Tioga County will not have a State Senate primary.

General Election Day will be held on November 8, 2022. The early voting period is October 29 - November 6, 2022.



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ELECTION DAY - POLLS OPEN AT 6 AM and CLOSE AT 9 PM. Check your registration status and Polling Place information here:

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.

Day Time
1: Saturday (10th day prior to election)  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
2: Sunday    9:00 AM – 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 – 5:00 PM
9: Sunday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM



Early Voting FAQs
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Voter Bill of Rights
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Notice to Voters

Know Your Voting Machine

Federal Voting Assistance Program


Accessible Voter Registration

You can complete an Accessible version of the New York State Voter Registration Form on-line by clicking on the link below, typing the necessary information and selecting the appropriate boxes.

Accessible Voting at the Poll Site

New York State ensures that voters who are visually impaired or otherwise disabled are still able to vote and can vote independently. Voters with such a disability who wish to vote in person during Early Voting or on Election Day 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.

Accessible Absentee Voting

Voters with a visual impairment that require a ballot with accessible features may apply using the online Accessible Absentee Ballot Application portal: or download the Accessible Electronic Ballot Application.

Candor Free Library, 2 Bank Street, Candor, NY 13743


The documents below list all candidate petitions that have been filed with the Tioga County Board of Elections to date for the 2022 elections.

Use the links below to view information about this year's ballot - such as offices up for election, candidates, and proposals.

The maps found below represent the district boundaries in Tioga County following 2022 redistricting, effective on January 1, 2023. Additional congressional, assembly, and senatorial district maps may be found HERE.

Also included below is the Tioga County Congressional District Map thru 12/31/2022, which is the map to be used for the Special Election on August 23, 2022.

Individual election district maps are available upon request.

We also encourage use of Tioga County's interactive GIS Maps tool, but please allow time for district boundaries to be updated.

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Assembly District 124
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