Board of Elections

Members

  • Robert (Bob) F. Brechko, Democratic Commissioner
  • Robert (Rob) H. Schwarting, Republican Commissioner
  • Ruth (Toad) Bouchard, Democratic Deputy Commissioner
  • Janet (Janet) Ingalls VanDine, Republican Deputy Commissioner
Robert (Rob) H. Schwarting, Republican Commissioner
Robert F. Brechko, Democratic Commissioner
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A link to take you to Early Voting Details

Register To Vote

To register to vote, view New York Registration Form (PDF).

Special Hours - 2020

  • Voter Registration Extended Hours - Sept 28 - Oct 3 (Awaiting State Approval)
  • Absentee Ballot Receipt Extended Hours - To Be Determined

2020 Election Dates

  • Presidential Primary - April 28th - Polls open 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    • Early Voting April 18th - April 26th (see hours below).
  • The Federal,State & Local Primary  Primary - June 23rd - Polls open 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    • Early Voting June 13th - June 21st (see hours below).
  • General Election - November 3rd - Polls open 6:00 M - 9:00 PM
    • Early Voting October 24th - November 1st (see hours below)

Early Voting Location and Hours

Early Voting will be conducted for 9 days preceding the Election in the closing room adjacent to the County Clerk’s Office in the County Office Building 417 Liberty Street, Penn Yan, NY.

  • On Saturday and Sunday of both weekends the hours shall be 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • On Monday, Wednesday and Friday the hours shall be 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • On Tuesday and Thursday the hours shall be 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Becoming a Candidate or an Election Inspector

Please contact either Commissioner at the Board of Elections, rbrechko@yatescounty.org or rshwarting@yatescounty.org for assistance.  There are comprehensive assistance and training seminars during the year.

Annual Reports

To learn more, view List of Board of Elections Annual Reports.