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Voter Information

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Voter Qualifications

Eligible voters include those who meet the following criteria:
A U.S. citizen
• A district resident for at least 30 days or more by May 16 (this must be your primary, permanent residence)
• At
least 18 years old as of May 16
• Registered to vote by May 11

How do I determine if I'm registered to vote in Liberty?

Residents of the district who are registered to vote in a general election are eligible to vote at school district meetings and elections without further special school district registration.

If you are not a registered voter with the Board of Elections you may register at the school.  School registration of voters is valid for a period of four years. If the resident has not voted within that period, they must re-register. All new residents must register to vote.

If you’re not sure if you’re registered, you can click here to check your registration status.

How can I register to vote?

District residents who wish to register may do so from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, except weekends and holidays, at the office of the district clerk in the Liberty Central School District Office, 115 Buckley St. Valid ID and current proof of residency required. Please call District Clerk Tania DeFrank at (845) 292-6990 if you unsure if you are a registered voter. The voter registration deadline is May 11, 2017.

Can I vote by absentee ballot?

To vote by absentee ballot, you must fill out an application. Absentee ballot applications are available at the office of the district clerk from April 20 through May 15. The district clerk must receive completed applications seven (7) days prior to the vote if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or absentee ballot applications can be completed up to 4pm on May 15 if the ballot is to be picked up in person. Anyone can pick-up multiple absentee ballot applications, but only the voter can personally pick-up an absentee ballot.

Absentee ballots are available for voters who are residents of the district, but who will not be able to physically vote in their designated polling place (e.g. college students, those with a disability.)

Absentee ballots are due by Tues., May 16, 2017 by 5 p.m.

Where and when do I vote? 

The district budget vote and Board of Education election will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Polls are open from noon to 9 p.m. and are located in the Liberty High School gymnasium, located at 125 Buckley St., Liberty, NY 12754.

Poll Place Finder makes voting even easier

The Poll Place Finder will help residents locate the polling place for a given residential address. Click here to enter your town, street and house number.

Who can I contact for more information?

 For more information, contact District Clerk, Tania DeFrank by phone at (845) 292-6990, by e-mail at tdefrank@libertyk12.org or by mail at the Liberty Central School District Office: 115 Buckley St., Liberty.

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