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Election & Voter Information

Information on candidates, registering to vote, and deadlines for applications. We make voting easier through varied voter education programs!

Onondaga County Board of Elections

You can register in person at the Board of Elections Office or by mail. You may also register at any state agency participating in the National Voter Registration Act, on any business day throughout the year. 

You can call the Board of Elections at (315) 435-8683 to request a voter application.

Or You can download a Voter Registration Form here:

Print and complete the form, then sign and date it. Mail or hand deliver Voter Registration Forms to: Onondaga County Board of Election 1000 Erie Boulevard, West Syracuse, New York 13204. Phone: (315) 435-8683 Fax: (315)435-8451

ALL FORMS and APPLICATIONS MUST BE MAILED or HAND DELIVERED TO THE BOARD of ELECTIONS. Registration applications cannot be be faxed.

Voter Information

Primary Election: September 12, 2017 

  • August 18th: Last day to postmark an application to be eligible to vote in the Primary Election.
  • August 18th: Last day to register in-person at your local board of elections or any state agency participating in the National Voter Registration Act, to be eligible to vote in the Primary Election. 

General Election: November 7, 2017

  • October 13th: Last day to postmark an application to be eligible to vote in the General Election.
  • October 13th: Last day to register in-person at your local board of elections or any state agency participating in the National Voter Registration Act, to be eligible to vote in the General Election.
  • October 13th: Last day to accept a change of party enrollment.
  • October 28th: Last day to register in person at the Board of Elections if you have been honorably discharged from the military, became a naturalized citizen, or are a registered voter who has moved within the county after October 13th.

Absentee Ballots 

  • October 31st: Last day to postmark application for absentee ballot.
  • November 6th: Last day to apply in person for an absentee ballot & last day to postmark ballot for general the election.
  • November 7th: Last day to deliver an absentee ballot in person to your county board of elections.