Deadlines are approving for voters to register to vote for the Port Chester schools election, or obtain an absentee ballot for the election on May 15.
In order to register to vote, you must
•Be a U.S. citizen
•Be 18 years of age by the date of the election in which you want to vote
•Live within your voting district at least 30 days before an election
•Not be in jail, or on parole, or have a felony conviction
•Not claim the right to vote elsewhere
Individuals who meet the above criteria can register by reporting, in person, to the Central Administration Office at 113 Bowman Avenue on Monday’s through Thursday’s 8:00 am -- 1:00 pm until May 14, 2012, or between 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm on May 7, 2012. Please bring a photo identification and proof of residence.
Applications for Absentee Ballots are available in the District Clerk’s Office located in the Central Administration Office at 113 Bowman Avenue Monday’s through Thursday’s 8:00 am -- 1:00 pm and may be picked up by the voter or his/her representative. Applications are also available on the District website. The application must be returned to the District Clerk by May 8, 2012.
Once the application is review and accepted, an Absentee Ballot will be issued. Completed and signed ballots may be mailed or hand delivered by the voter or his/her representative. In order for the ballot to be counted, it must be received in the District Clerk’s Office or dropped in the ballot box in the PCMS gym no later than 5:00 pm on the day of the vote: Tuesday, May 15, 2012.
To Register for Local, State, Federal, and School District Elections
Individuals who meet the above criteria can register by completing the NY State Voter Registration form available at the office of the Superintendent of Schools, the main office of each school, the Town of Rye office at 10 Pearl Street, or the County Board of Elections at 25 Quarropas Street in White Plains
(914) 995-5700. Forms in English and Spanish can be downloaded from the Board of Elections website or by using the link from the District website.