Eligibility to Vote: Any county citizen at least age 18 at the date of election who has previously registered is eligible to vote. Voters must have lived at their present address at least 30 days before an election, not be in jail or on parole for a felony conviction, and not claim the right to vote elsewhere.
Hours to Vote? Polls are open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. The busiest times to avoid will be Noon to 1 p.m. and in the evening during the dinner hour. All county poll sites will be open Tuesday.
How to determine where to vote and to view a sample of the ballot for the physical election address of the voter? Visit www.votechautauqua.com and click on “Where Do I Vote?” to find a voter’s poll site and to view the ballot unique to the voter’s address. Or click the link “Personal Voter Lookup” to access the voter’s current voting record.
Moved? A voter who has moved within the county and who has failed to notify the Board of Elections may go to their new polling place and fill out a provisional affidavit ballot that will be counted along with the absentees, once the voter is proven to be eligible.
Last Minute Absentee Ballot Applications: One stop absentee ballot application and voting is available at the Board of Elections, 7 North Erie St., Mayville from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday. Nov. 2nd. Agents for voters may also deliver absentee ballot applications to the board of elections and hand deliver the ballot to the voter. It is now too late to mail an absentee ballot application.
VoteChautauqua.com and the website will also have live election night results starting shortly after 9 p.m. election night.