MAYVILLE – Election Day 2014 is just 15 days away, and the Chautauqua County Board of Elections is reminding voters that its offices will be open extended hours this week and next to accommodate absentee voters for the Nov. 4, 2014 General Election.
The Board of Elections, 7 North Erie St., Mayville, is usually open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In addition, the office will have 9 a.m. to Noon hours the next two Saturdays – Oct. 25th and Nov. 1st – and will remain open until 7 p.m. Tuesdays Oct. 21st and 28th and Wednesdays Oct. 22nd and 29th.
To Qualify for an absentee ballot, a registered voter must be:
- Absent from the county on Election Day;
- Unable to appear at the polls due to temporary or permanent illness or disability; or due to being a primary care giver of one or more individuals who are ill or physically disabled;
- Detained in jail awaiting Grand Jury action or confined in prison after conviction for an offense other than a felony.
Information and absentee ballot applications are available at www.votechautauqua.com or by calling 753-4580.