Board of Elections

The Board of Elections is charged with the responsibility of overseeing that all election related activities are executed in accordance with the New York State Election Law as interpreted by the Orange County Commissioners of Elections and the New York State Board of Elections.

 General Election - Tuesday, November 5, 2019 

Polls are open from 6am - 9pm


New for 2019  - Early Voting in New York State 

Press Release - Early Voting Announcement 2019

Early Voting Picture 2019

General Election Absentee Voting

Orange County voters who will be out of the County or cannot visit the polls in person due to illness or disability on General Election Day, Tuesday, November 5, 2019 may request an Absentee Ballot Applications by calling the Orange County Board of Elections at 845-360-6500 or 1-800-879-POLL, by email elections@orangecountygov.com or visiting the following Website:  www.orangecountygov.com/elections

The last day to postmark application for a ballot is:  Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Voters may also obtain a ballot in person at the Board of Elections office at 75 Webster Ave, Goshen. Between the hours of 9:00AM to 5:00PM, Monday thru Friday until November 4, 2019.

The Board of Elections will have extended hours for Absentee Balloting on the following dates and times:  

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Monday, October 28, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


General Election Candidates List 2019


2019 Offices to be Filled in Orange County Notice

2019 General Election Offices to be Filled Listing - County, Town, City, Village


IMPORTANT: NEW REQUIREMENT FOR BALLOT ACCESS RELATED FILINGS BY MAIL OR OVERNIGHT DELIVERY SERVICE. Please read this 2019 Filing Requirement document ( 101KB) for detailed information.

Election Inspectors Needed