Schenectady County Board of Elections

Board of Elections  ♦  2696 Hamburg Street, Schenectady, NY 12303  ♦  (518) 377-2469  ♦  (518) 377-2716 (fax)
Hours of Operation  ♦  Monday - Friday  ♦  9am - 5pm
Commissioners    Amy Hild (D)  ♦  Darlene Harris (R)


The Schenectady County Board of Elections is a bipartisan agency responsible for all aspects of the electoral process, from voter registration to election results.  We are dedicated to providing the information and education needed by our residents to become effective and empowered voters.


2020 Election Calendar
General Election

Tuesday, November 3, 2020: 6am-9pm
Early voting October 24 - November 1, 2020







Absentee Drop Box Plan for Board of Elections, Early Voting and Election Day Poll Sites

Individuals returning voted absentee ballots do not need to wait in line to return a ballot.  Placed at the Board of Election and each poll site during early voting and on election day will be a labeled box to receive absentee ballots. Additionally, there will be a sign placed on the door directing voters to utilize the drop box. 

Please contact us with any questions or if we can be of further assistance.


Register to Vote

Absentee Voting

Military and Overseas Federal Voting

    Early Voting Information

    Find your Polling Site

    Become a Poll Worker

    2020 General Election Political Calendar 

    2020 General Election Sample Ballots

    2020 General Election Notice to Candidates

    Click here to look up the status of your Absentee Voting Application 

    Click here to find your polling location or view your sample ballot


    Voting Accessibility

    Accessible Application with Instructions (PDF)

    Accessible Application with Instructions (PDF) Spanish 

    There is a ballot marking device available for voters at the Schenectady County Board of Elections.

    2696 Hamburg St.

    Schenectady, NY 12303

    The Board of Elections is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.




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