"Vote here" sign in front of New Scotland Elementary School.

Voting information

This page contains information on the voting process for the City School District of Albany budget vote and Board of Education election, which will be held on Tuesday, May 16.

In-person voting

The district will conduct voting on May 16 at locations throughout the city. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. 

Absentee ballots

The City School District of Albany automatically sends absentee ballots to people the Albany County Board of Elections designates as having a permanent disability.

Those who want to vote with an absentee ballot because of illness, hospitalization, vacation, studies, business or incarceration must apply for the absentee ballot.

Please note, concern about potential exposure to COVID-19 also is no longer an option the state is allowing for requesting an absentee ballot.

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Jedda Ray-Gayle

Board Clerk