PUTNAM COUNTY
BOARD OF ELECTIONS

25 OLD ROUTE 6
CARMEL, NY 10512**

OFFICE HOURS

Monday through Thursday
8:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Friday
8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

The Putnam County Board of Elections is a bipartisan office responsible for the execution of the electoral process and enforcement of all rules relating to the elective franchise. Through faithful implementation of New York State Election Law, the Board works to maintain confidence in the political process of the County. 

THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

  • PLEASE CALL (845) 808-1300 TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT.
  • TELEPHONE AND EMAIL REQUESTS WILL BE MONITORED ON A DAILY BASIS FROM 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM.
  • DOCUMENTS CAN BE PLACED IN THE DROP BOX NEXT TO OUR FRONT DOOR.

NEW EXECUTIVE ORDER 202.46 REGARDING INDEPENDENT NOMINATIONS

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AS OF MARCH 30, 2020, GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNED EXECUTIVE ORDER 202.13.

THIS ORDER INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:

  • Circulation, filing, and collection of any designating petitions, or independent nominating petitions for any office that would otherwise be circulated or filed pursuant to the Election Law, Education Law or any other consolidated law for any office commencing March 31, 2020 are hereby postponed.

For further details, please click here.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

2020 PRIMARY ELECTION
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Polls open from 6am-9pm
For early voting hours click here.

2020 GENERAL ELECTION
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Polls open from 6am-9pm
For early voting hours click here.

AM I REGISTERED TO VOTE?
If you are unsure of whether or not you are registered to vote, you can check your status HERE.

NEW REGISTRATIONS
A completed form must be received by the Board of Elections no later than 25 days prior to an election in order to be eligible to vote.

You must be a resident of Putnam County at least 30 days before an election.

REGISTRATION CUT OFF DATES
PRIMARY: MAY 29, 2020
GENERAL: OCTOBER 9, 2020

CHANGING YOUR POLITICAL PARTY
A change of enrollment received by the Board of Elections will take effect immediately, provided however, any change of enrollment received by the Board of Elections after February 14th shall take effect seven days after the succeeding June primary.

ELECTION WORKERS NEEDED!!
Interested registered Democratic and Republican Voters should call the Putnam County Board of Elections at 845-808-1300, send an email to: boetraining@putnamcountyny.gov, or click here to submit an electronic application.