Board of Elections


  • Robert F. Brechko, Democratic Commissioner
  • Robert (Rob) H. Schwarting, Republican Commissioner
  • Ruth (Toad) Bouchard, Democratic Deputy Commissioner
Robert (Rob) H. Schwarting, Republican Commissioner
Robert F. Brechko, Democratic Commissioner
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Register To Vote

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

Special Hours - 2019

  • Voter Registration Extended Hours - Only in Presidential Election years.
  • Absentee Ballot Receipt Extended Hours - 
    • October 22, 24, 29 & 31 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    • October 26 & November 2 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

2019 Election Dates

  • Federal Primary - June 25, 2019 
    • Polls open from Noon - 9 p.m.
  • The State & Local Primary previously held in September has been combined with the Federal Primary in June.
  • General Election - November 5, 2019
    • Polls open from 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.


Polling Location Changes for the following Districts:

  • Milo 2, 3, 5 and 6 - Voting will take place in the Gymnasium at the Penn Yan Academy. PLEASE enter via the Liberty Street entrance. Privacy to vote and park. Feel free to park in the circle.

Key Responsibilities

The Board of Elections is a separate entity governed by the State of New York and funded through the County Government. The purpose of the board  is to maintain current and accurate voter records, and to provide  information and materials necessary for voters to exercise their right  to vote and to run for elected office. It is the duty of the  Commissioners to report the election results to the members of the news  media and all other interested citizens.

Annual Reports

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