Board of Elections

Election Dates

General Election, November 7, 2023                       Polls Open 6:00 am to 9:00 pm

Registration Cut Off Date - October 28, 2023

New York State 2023 Ballot Proposals

Absentee Voting Information

Absentee Voting for General Election

October 23rd - Last day to receive application or letter of application by mail, or online portal for General Election ballot. You may come to our office and apply in person for an absentee ballot for the General Election up to November 6th.

November 7th - Last day to postmark General Election Ballot and received no later than November 14th at the Board of Elections. 

Absentee Application Portal

Track your Absentee

Accessible Electronic Absentee Ballot

If you are a voter with special needs you may apply for an Accessible Electronic Absentee Ballot.

Voters using the accessible absentee ballot system in need of printing services in order to print their ballot can access such services at certain public printing resources, including but not limited to, libraries, print stores, shipping stores, and office supply stores. Voters should contact their local printing resources for details on the printing services offered. Voters using the accessible absentee ballot system can also print their absentee ballots at the County Board offices.

Accessible Absentee Ballot Application portal


Prior to election day voters can drop off completed absentee ballots at either the Board of Elections Office or in the secure Dropbox located near the front doors of the BOE's building at 1153 Burgoyne Ave, Fort Edward, NY 12828.  

Absentee Ballots may also be delivered to the Early Voting Poll Site, which is the Board of Elections Office, or to the Poll Sites on Election Day Nov. 7, 2023.  If a voter turns in a absentee ballot at a Poll Site they will not have to wait in line, they will go directly to the sign in table and deliver their absentee ballot to the Election Inspector.  

Absentee Ballot Applications May Be Accepted Electronically, Send Applications to [email protected]

If You Are In Need Of An Absentee Ballot Click on The Link Absentee Ballot Application Below Or Call Our Office.      

Washington County Board of Elections 1153 Burgoyne Ave, Fort Edward, NY 12828 will have a Ballot Marking Device available in our office for any voter who wishes to mark their ballot privately and independently.  

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