The City School District of Albany
automatically sends absentee ballots to people that the Albany County
Board of Elections designates as having a permanent disability.
Others who want to vote with an absentee ballot because of illness,
hospitalization, vacation, studies, business or incarceration must apply
for the absentee ballot.
Click the highlighted text to download a
absentee ballot application, or call 475-6010 to have one mailed to
you. You also can pick up an application from 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday
through Friday at the district clerk's office in Academy Park on Elk
If you want the absentee ballot mailed to your home, you must mail the
completed application to the district clerk seven days before the vote
-- Tuesday, May 10.
If you want to pick up your ballot at the district clerk's office, you
must have your completed application to the district clerk the day
before the vote, Monday, May 16, at which time you will complete your
All absentee ballots must be returned to the district clerk by 5 p.m.
the day of the school budget vote -- Tuesday, May 17.
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