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

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District Maps

Interactive maps of Tioga County's local legislative, school, fire, state legislative, and US congressional districts may be found in the GIS Maps tool.

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.

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2023 Election Dates (DEADLINES):

Local Primary Elections* will be held on June 27, 2023. The early voting period is June 17-25, 2023.
*You must be an enrolled member of the party holding a primary in order to vote in that primary.

General Election Day will be held on November 7, 2023. The early voting period is October 28 - November 5, 2023.



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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


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

The documents below list all candidate petitions that have been filed with the Tioga County Board of Elections to date for the 2023 elections. Petitions filed will be updated daily during each petition filing period.

Filing Dates for Designation Petitions are April 3-6.

Filing Dates for Independent Petitions are May 23-30. (BOE will be closed May 29 for Memorial Day)

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.

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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Current Election Inspectors: If you get assigned to work at a location that is not your voting district, and you wish to vote by absentee, use the Special Ballot Application below.