Absentee Ballot Applications for Budget Vote Now Available

Annual School Budget Vote May 16

Will you be available?

If you will be out of town on the day of the school budget vote but would still like to cast a ballot, you may apply for an absentee ballot.

Absentee Ballots

Registered voters may vote by absentee ballot if they are unable to appear at the polling place the day of the school budget vote. To receive an absentee ballot call the Deputy Clerk of the Board Rebecca Manson (ext. 85029)  to request an application form or follow this link to download the absentee ballot application. The application must be returned to the Deputy Clerk or Clerk of the Board’s office at least seven days before the election if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or at least one day before the election if the ballot is to be picked up personally by the voter at the district office, 88 Lakehill Road, Burnt Hills, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Absentee ballots will be counted only if they are returned to the Deputy Clerk (Rebecca Manson) or Clerk of the Board (Tara Mitchell) no later than 5 p.m. on the day of the school budget vote. For more information, contact Rebecca Manson at 399-9141, ext. 85029.

Instructions For Absentee Ballot Application

Who may use this application for a school district absentee ballot?

You may use this application if you are a qualified voter who resides in a school district that provides for personal registration of voters.  You may only apply for an absentee ballot on your own behalf. If you are unsure whether your district provides for personal registration, please contact your district clerk.  If you reside in a district that does not provide for personal registration, you may contact  your school district to apply for an absentee ballot.

Please note, residents of city school districts of cities with one hundred twenty-five thousand inhabitants or more are not eligible to use this form.

Who is a qualified voter?

You are qualified to vote in your school district if you are:

  • a citizen of the United States
  • at  least 18 years of age; and
  • a resident of the school district for a period of at least 30 days preceding the meeting or election at which you seek to vote.