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Niskayuna Schools > About Us > Budget > Voter Information

Voter Information

Annual school budget vote & board elections

On the third Tuesday of each May, residents from across New York State go to the polls to vote on the annual school district budget and to elect members of the Board of Education. The next budget vote will be held on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, from 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. in the Niskayuna High School New Orchestra Room. Parking will be available in the lot to the right of the entry road to campus off of Balltown Road.

Who can Vote?

Voters must be 18 years old, United States citizens, and have resided in the district for at least 30 days prior to the vote. You do not need to be pre-registered to vote. 

Absentee Ballots

Applications for absentee ballots are available at the district office and will be issued upon request to residents who are unable to vote in person for reasons of illness or disability or will be out of town on the date of the vote.

If you want an absentee ballot mailed to you, your application must be received by the District Clerk's office at least one week before the vote date. If you plan to pick up your ballot, your application must be received by the day before the vote, May 18, 2015. Completed absentee ballots must be received the District Office by 4 p.m. on the day of the vote, May 19, 2015.

Call 377-4666, ext. 50712 to request an absentee ballot.