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New York State Board of Elections

Erie County Board of Elections
134 W. Eagle Street, Buffalo NY 14202
(716) 858-8891, fax (716) 858-8282

Niagara County Board of Elections
111 Main Street, Suite 100, Lockport NY 14094- 3791
(716) 438-4040 (Republican)
(716) 438-4041 (Democrat)
fax (716) 438-4054.

Erie County and Niagara County
Political Calendar 2016

Polls open 6:00 am - 9:00 pm

Primary Election - September 13
REGISTRATION
Aug. 19 Last day to register for the primary election. Mail registration must be postmarked not later than Aug. 19 and received by the board of elections not later than Aug. 24.
CHANGE OF ADDRESS
Aug. 24 Notices of change of address from registered voters received by Aug. 24 by a county board of elections must be processed in time for the primary election.
ABSENTEE VOTING
Sept. 6 Last day to postmark application or letter of application for ballot.
Sept. 12 Last day to apply in person for ballot.
Sept. 12 Last day to postmark ballot including Military. Ballots including Military must be received by the county board no later than Sept. 20.
Sept. 13 Last day to deliver ballot in person to the board of elections by 9pm.
MILITARY VOTERS
Aug. 19 Last day for board of elections to receive application for ballot if not previously registered.
Sept. 6 Last day for board of elections to receive application for ballot if previously registered.
Sept. 12 Last day to apply personally if previously registered.
General Election - November 8
REGISTRATION
Oct. 14 Last day to register for the general election by mail. Mail registration must be postmarked not later than Oct. 14 and received by the board of elections not later than Oct. 19.
Oct. 15 Last day to register in person for the general election at the board of elections.
CHANGE OF ADDRESS
Oct. 19 Notices of change of address from registered voters received by Oct. 19 by a county board of elections must be processed in time for the primary election.
CHANGE OF ENROLLMENT
Oct. 14 Last day to change enrollment using a mail registration form for the 2017 Primary Election. Must be postmarked before midnight.
ABSENTEE AND SPECIAL FEDERAL VOTING
Nov. 1 Last day to postmark application or letter of application for ballot.
Nov. 7 Last day to apply in person for ballot.
Nov. 7 Last day to postmark ballot. Must be received by the board of elections no later than Nov. 15. Military and Special Federal Voter ballots must be received no later than Nov. 21.
Nov. 8 Last day to deliver ballot in person to the board of elections by 9pm.
MILITARY VOTERS
Oct. 29 Last day for board of elections to receive application for ballot if not previously registered.
Nov. 1 Last day for board of elections to receive application for ballot if previously registered.
Nov. 7 Last day to apply personally if previously registered.