2021 Early Voting FAQ

2021 General Election

For the 2021 November general election, you can vote in person before Election Day.

What is Early Voting?

Now in New York State, YOU can vote in-person before Election Day at the early voting site in Clinton County.

Who can vote early?

All registered voters can vote early.

When can I vote early?

The early voting period will be from:

Saturday, October 23rd through Sunday October 31st.

The early voting poll site will be open the following hours during this period:

Saturday & Sunday 9am-2pm
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9am-5pm
Tuesday & Thursday 9am-8pm


Where can I vote early?

Early Voting Poll Site is:

Clinton County Government Center
137 Margaret St. (1st Floor Meeting Room)
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

How will I vote during early voting?

Voting during early voting is the same as voting on Election Day.

When you get to the early voting center, you will check in to vote, receive your ballot and vote as any other election.

There will be instructions available at the early voting center to familiarize you with the ballot. There will also be a Notice to Voter and Bill of Rights. You may ask an election inspector to explain how to vote, or if you need any assistance.

If you vote during the early voting period, you are not eligible to vote on Election Day.

When will early voting results be posted?

Early voting votes will be canvassed and reported after 9pm on Tuesday, November 2, 2021.

Can I still vote by absentee ballot?

Yes, If you are concerned about COVID exposure, are out of your home county, or if you are permanently or temporarily disabled, ill or are the primary care giver for one or more people who are ill or physically disabled, or a resident of a Veterans Hospital, or detained in jail awaiting Grand Jury action or incarcerated for an offense other than a felony you may apply for an absentee ballot.

How can I find out more about Early Voting?

You can contact your local Board of Elections at: 518-565-4740 or www.clintoncountygov.com/boe

You can also contact the State Board of Elections at: 518-474-1953 or www.elections.ny.gov