80 State Highway 310
Canton, NY 13617

Phone: (315) 379-2202
Fax: (315) 386-2737

Commissioners
Jennie H. Bacon (D)
Thomas A. Nichols (R)

Deputy Commissioners
Gordon I. Ward (D)
Thomas O. Hardiman (R)

Data Management Technicians
Anthony Levato (D)
Jesse Sovie (R)

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St. Lawrence County Board of Elections

The SLC Board of Elections is a bi-partisan Board representative of the two major political parties as determined by the most recent Gubernatorial election.

The Board is responsible for the implementation of State Election Law and the administration of elections in St. Lawrence County.  In doing so, they are entrusted to ensure that each qualified voter has the opportunity to exercise his or her elective franchise, as well as to protect the integrity of the entire election process.

St. Lawrence County maintains voter registration data for approximately 60,000 active voters.  For election purposes, the County's 32 Towns and City of Ogdensburg are further divided into "election districts."  These election districts are determined by each municipality, based on its number of registered voters.  Currently, there are a total of 81 election districts throughout the county.

 

PRELIMINARY/UNOFFICIAL/TENTATIVE ELECTION NIGHT RESULTS HERE, INCLUDING EARLY VOTING (BUT NOT INCLUDING ABSENTEE OR AFFIDAVIT VOTES).

 

OUR REGULAR OFFICE HOURS ARE WEEKDAYS, 9AM TO 5PM.

 

PARTY ENROLLMENT FOR THE 2020 PARTY PRIMARIES MAY NOW BE CHANGED UP UNTIL FEBRUARY 14, 2020:

PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY- APRIL 28, 2020

* FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL PRIMARY - JUNE 23, 2020

 

OFFICIAL RESULTS ARE HERE FROM THE JUNE 25th LOCAL PRIMARY ELECTIONS HELD IN NINE SAINT LAWRENCE COUNTY MUNICIPALITIES.

 

HERE IS THE 2020 POLITICAL CALENDAR FOR NEW YORK STATE, REFLECTING (LIKE IN 2019) AN EARLIER TIMELINE FOR PETITIONS;

 

OTHER CHANGES TO NEW YORK STATE ELECTION LAW AS OF THIS YEAR INCLUDE:

 

  • NEW LAW RELATING TO ALLOWING EMPLOYEES TIME OFF FROM WORK FOR THE PURPOSE OF VOTING (DETAILS HERE);

 

  • NEW REQUIREMENT FOR BALLOT ACCESS RELATED FILINGS BY MAIL OR DELIVERY SERVICE (DETAILS HERE);

 

 

  • VOTER REGISTRATIONS NOW MOVE AMONG COUNTIES FOR NEW YORK STATE'S VOTERS, RATHER THAN STARTING A NEW REGISTRATION WITH EACH MOVE ACROSS A COUNTY LINE;

 

  • EARLY VOTING WILL OCCUR AT OUR CANTON BOARD OF ELECTIONS OFFICE (AT THE HUMAN SERVICES BUILDING, 80 STATE HIGHWAY 310, SECOND FLOOR) FROM SATURDAY OCTOBER 26th THRU SUNDAY NOVEMBER 3rd, PRIOR TO THE NOVEMBER 5th GENERAL ELECTION; AND

 

  • PRE-REGISTRATION, WHICH IS ALREADY AVAILABLE TO THOSE OF AGE 17, WILL EXTEND TO AGE 16 NEXT JANUARY.

 

AS MORE CHANGES IN ELECTION LAW ARE ENACTED, YOUR COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS WILL KEEP YOU INFORMED. BUT PLEASE CALL OR VISIT US WITH YOUR QUESTIONS.

 

Register To Vote!

Accessible Registration Form

Standard Registration Form

 

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