April 2016 Presidential Primary
The last day to change your party affiliation for the April 2016 Presidential Primary is October 9th 2015
Thank you for visiting the Tompkins County Board of Elections Web site. Our office is dedicated to ensuring that all eligible residents have the opportunity to register and vote. We are committed to keeping you aware of changes to the Election Law and how those changes affect voting in Tompkins County. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
2014 Tompkins County Board of Elections Annual Report is now available
Special Voter Database Available
To help candidates, researchers, etc., we can provide copies of the voter registration database on disk for a nominal charge. For a little bit more, we have a special disk available with a program that allows the user to easily create their own custom lists and labels, or do special look ups based on various criteria (election districts, affiliation, voter history, etc.) Call our office for more info, or see brochure.
Did You Know?
Q: What is the NY State time off to vote law?
THE TOMPKINS COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS WILL MEET ON THE FIRST AND THIRD THURSDAYS OF EVERY MONTH AT 10:30 AM IN CONFERENCE ROOM 103 AT 128 E BUFFALO ST., ITHACA, NY 14850
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND.
July 7 - First day to sign Independent Nominating Petitions
August 11-18 - Dates for filing Independent Nominating Petitions
August 21 - Last day to accept or decline an Independent Nomination
Sept 3 - Last Day to postmark absentee application for Primary Election
Sept 10 - Primary Election
Oct 27 - Last Day to postmark absentee application for General Election
Nov 3 - General Election