Elections

Democratic
Commissioner John L. Perticone
Deputy Commissioner Mary Pines

Republican
Commissioner Robert N. Nielsen, Jr
Deputy Commissioner Karen Davis

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Broome Votes - Honest and Efficient Elections in Broome County, NY.

Notice of Meeting, August 4th, 2014


General Information

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THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS HAS OPENINGS FOR POLLWORKERS.  IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN WORKING AS A POLLWORKER FOR THE UPCOMING ELECTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT 607.778.2172 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Registration Information

To obtain a registration form, you can print  Voter Registration Form, fill it out completely making sure you sign it, and mail it to:  Broome County Board of Elections, PO Box 1766, Binghamton, NY 13902.  You also can pick registration forms up at any postoffice, or call the Board of Elections at 607.778.2172 and request a form be mailed.

  

NYS POLITICAL CALENDAR

 

  • Last day to register for 2014 Primary election August 15, 2014 
  • Last day to receive new registration August 20, 2014; postmarked August 15, 2014
  • Last day to change your address - August 15, 2014

GENERAL ELECTION - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014

Polls are open 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Registration deadline information:

  • Last day to register for 2014 General election October 10, 2014 
  • Last day to receive new registration October 15, 2014; postmarked October 10, 2014
  • Last day to change your address October 15, 2014
  • Last day to change your enrollment for it to be effective for 2015 Primary October 10, 2014 

Please note: as long as you will be 18 by election day (11/4/14) you can register to vote for this election.

Registration general information

If you are a registered voter in Broome County, and have moved within the county after October 16th, please call the Election Office at 778.2172 or email us at BCBOE@co.broome.ny.us for information on voting at your new polling place.

ELECTED OFFICIAL INFORMATION

Congressional District 19

Congressional District 22

122nd Assembly District

123rd Assembly District

124th Assembly District

52nd Senate District

2013-2014 Legislators

2011-2015 City Council

2013 Guide to Local Officials 

 

CANDIDATES FILED

 

RUNNING FOR OFFICE

2014 March State Board certification and where to file

2014 Running for office Book

  • The first day to sign Designating Petitions (click on this for a link to sample petition) is MAY 29, 2014
  • Designating petitions filing dates are July 7 - 10.  The Board of Elections will be open until 5:00 p.m. these dates to receive petitions.
  •  The first day to sign Independent Nominating Petitions (click on this for a link to sample petition) is July 8, 2014.  Any signature obtained before this date will be subject to challenge. 
  • Independent Nominating Petitions filing dates are August 12 - 19.  The Board of Elections will remain open until 5:00 p.m. to receive petitions.

The Southern Tier Postal Customer Council (STPCC) is presenting a free seminar on Political Mailing.  Click here for details

ABSENTEE BALLOT INFORMATION

Any registered voter who will be absent from broome county on election day, or who is ill can vote by absentee ballot.

To obtain an absentee ballot a voter must fill out an application (click for link to form) or can be obtained by calling the Board of Elections at 607.778.2172. The form must contain the following information:

  • If you will be out of the county, your name, broome county address, phone number and date of birth, the address where you would like your ballot mailed to (if left blank it will go to your home address) and the appropriate reason checked.  Make sure the application is signed and dated.
  • If due to an illness, check either the temporary illness box or if it is a permanent illness, fill out the d section "only for permanent illness or disability" it does not need to be completed by your physician.
  • You may apply for an absentee ballot in person at the Election office up until the day before an election.  If you need your ballot mailed, the application must be received NO LATER than 7 days prior to the election.

 

ABSENTEE BALLOT STATISTICS:

 

LOCAL PARTY CONTACTS

If you are interested in becoming more involved in the political process, or if you have any questions concerning candidates political platforms, below is a list of County Committee's and their contact information:

LOCAL PARTY CHAIR CONTACTS

 

MILITARY AND OVERSEAS VOTERS:

Please go to the following link for instructions to receive a ballot via email:

 https://newyork.overseasvotefoundation.org/vote/home.htm 

CAMPAIGN FINANCE

There will be a Campaign Finance Webinar offered by the New York State Board of Elections.  We will be broadcasting it here at the Broome County Office Building, 2nd Floor Auditorium on:

THURSDAY, JUNE 5TH - 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

 

State Board to Host Campaign Finance Webinar

The New York State Board of Elections will host a three-hour Campaign Finance Webinar for Broome County on Thursday, June 5, at 9:00 a.m. All participants should visit the NYSBOE website at  www.elections.ny.gov , go to Calendar of Events in June, on the homepage, for the link to join the Webinar.

The Webinar will include a presentation on campaign financial disclosure requirements as defined in New York State Election Law. Conducted by NYSBOE’s Campaign Finance Unit, these seminars are designed to assist candidates and committees in understanding the law and the disclosure process. Members of the media and the public are welcome.     

The Webinar is held in partnership with the Broome County Board of Elections.

 

If a candidate spends or raises over $1,000.00 they must file their financial disclosures with the NYS Board of Elections.  You can visit: www.elections.ny.gov to view all filed disclosures

 

2014 OFFICES

2014 TERM EXPIRATION LIST

2014 ELECTED OFFICIALS

 

DISTRICT FINDER

To use the district finder:  all the streets are in alphabetical order then by zip code.  Find your street and zip code, then check the house number range to find the line that defines your address.  You will find your polling place location, and the last column will tell you what election district you are in.

2014 district finder

 

 

VOTING MACHINE INSTRUCTIONS:

VOTING MACHINE INSTRUCTION POSTER

 

SAMPLE BALLOTS

FP14 SAMPLE BALLOT

Mission Statement:
The Broome County Board of Elections is responsible for the honest and efficient operations of all National, State, County, City, and Local elections in our County. The Board insures that all eligible County citizens are offered an opportunity to register and vote; to maintain a complete and accurate voter file of all the registered voters in Broome County area; to insure that the integrity of the balloting process is maintained throughout Broome County; to enforce all provisions of the New York State Election Law.


Forms

Information
(Political Calendar, Polling Places, Maps and Races)

Election Results 

Enrollment Numbers:

 

 

Campaign Finance 2012 Filer Update - posted on the NY State board of elections website


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