Absentee Voting Information   


Registered voters who will be outside of Sullivan County and those who are physically unable to appear at the polls on Election Day are eligible to receive absentee ballots.

There are several types of absentee voters:

MILITARY - Members of the Armed Forces and their dependents
REGULAR - Voters who are out of the county, or ill on Election Day or Primary Day
PERMANENTLY DISABLED – These voters are on a permanent list and receive a ballot for each election

SPECIAL BALLOT - For those who are unable to vote in person due to Religious Scruples, Duties for the Board of Elections or a Victim of Domestic Violence
SPECIAL FEDERAL – U. S. citizens living abroad whose last U. S. address was in Sullivan County are only allowed to vote for Federal Offices. These include President, Vice President, U. S. Senator, and Congress
SPECIAL PRESIDENTIAL – Registered Sullivan County voters who have moved to another jurisdiction after the last day to register are only allowed to vote for President 

Download New York State Absentee Ballot Application (English Form)

Download New York State Absentee Ballot Application (Spanish Form)

Voting by Absentee Ballot



EXTENDED HOURS FOR 2013:

IN ORDER TO ACCOMMODATE ABSENTEE VOTERS THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS HAS EXTENDED HOURS ON THE FOLLOWING DATES:

Wednesday  Evening            October 23           5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Saturday Morning                 October  26          9:00 am to Noon
Wednesday Evening             October 30           5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Saturday Morning                  November 2         9:00 am to Noon

 

REGULAR AND PERMANENT ABSENTEE VOTERS FOR PRIMARY Sec. 8-400
Sept. 3 Last day to postmark application for
ballot. Sec. 8-400(2)(c)
Sept. 9 Last day to apply in person for ballot.
Sec. 8-400(2)(c)
Sept. 9 Last day to postmark ballot. Must be received by the county board no later than Sept. 17th. Sec. 8-412(1)
Sept. 10 Last day to deliver ballot in person to the county board. Sec. 8-412(1)

REGULAR AND PERMANENT ABSENTEE VOTERS FOR GENERAL
Sec. 8-400
Oct. 29 Last day to postmark application or letter of application for ballot.
Sec. 8-400(2)(c)
Nov. 4 Last day to apply in person for ballot.
Sec. 8-400 (2)(c)
Nov. 4 Last day to postmark ballot. Must be received by the board of elections no later than Nov. 12th. Sec. 8-412(1).
Nov. 5 Last day to deliver ballot in person to the board of elections. Sec. 8-412(1)

MILITARY VOTERS FOR PRIMARY Sec. 10-106 (5)
Aug. 16 Last day for a board of elections to receive application for ballot if not previously registered. Secs. 10-106(5)
Sept. 3 Last day for a board of elections to receive application if previously registered.
Sec. 10-106(5)
Sept. 9 Last day to apply personally if previously registered. Sec. 10-106(5)
Sept. 9; Last day to postmark Military ballot. Must be received by the county board of elections no later than Sept. 17th.
Sec 10-114(1)

MILITARY VOTERS FOR GENERAL Sec. 10-106
Oct. 25 Last day for a board of elections to receive application if not previously registered.
Sec. 10-106(5)
Nov. 4 Last day to apply personally for general election ballot if previously registered. Sec. 10-106(5)
Nov. 4 Last day to postmark Military ballot. Must be received by the board of elections no later than Nov. 18th. Sec. 10-114(1)

 

You may also request an Absentee Ballot by sending a letter to your County Board of Elections. The letter must be received by the county Board of Elections no earlier than 30 days before the election. The letter must contain the following information:

• Your name and date of birth
• The address where you are registered
• An address where the ballot should be sent
• The reason for the request (Vacation, Permanent or Temporary Medical Disability, Caregiver, detention

   in jail for an offense other than a felony waiting for a trial)

The dates that you will be out of the county (optional)
• The signature of the voter

If the Absentee Ballot is mailed back to the Board of Elections, it must be postmarked by the day before the election and received no later than seven days after the election.

Absentee Voting Applications   

New York State Absentee Ballot Application (English)

New York State Absentee Ballot Application (Spanish)

NOTE : ALL FORMS and APPLICATIONS
MUST BE MAILED or HAND DELIVERED
TO THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS.

Mail to:
Sullivan County Board of Elections
100 North Street
Monticello, NY 12701

We are unable to accept any
forms or applications by fax.
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