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

Elections are postponed

Presidential Primary is moved to June 23rd

Village and School Elections are postponed to at least June 1st.

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 - Postponed to June 23rd due to Corona virus
  • The Federal,State & Local Primary  Primary and postponed Presidential 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.