voter Registration deadlines
for Village Election 2017
Deadline For Basic Voter Registration
Friday, March 10, 2017 - Last day individuals may register with the county
board of elections to be eligible to vote in the village election.
Relevant election Law § 15-118(2). At least 10 days before the election.
NOTE: 10 days before the Rhinebeck village election is Saturday, March 11th. As county boards of election are closed on Saturdays, the last day to register and be eligible to vote in this year's Village election is Friday, March 10th.
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - Registration day in villages with one registration day.
For villages with two registration days, this is the second registration day.
Relevant election Law § 15-118(5). Ten days prior to election.
NOTE: The hours of registration must be, at minimum, from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. (What are the hours for Rhinebeck
Deadlines For Absentee Ballot Requests and Submission
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - Last day for the village clerk to receive applications for absentee ballots to be mailed to qualified voters.
Relevant election Law § 15-120(5). At least seven (7) days prior to election.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - Last day for the village clerk to mail absentee ballots to qualified voters.
Relevant election Law § 15-120(6). Not later than six (6) days before the village election.
Monday, March 20, 2017 - Last day for the village clerk to receive personal applications for an absentee ballot from applicant or applicant’s agent. Upon receiving an application, the clerk must deliver the absentee ballot to the applicant or their agent named in the application.
Relevant election Law § 15-120(5). Not later than one (1) day prior to the election.
Village Election Day 2017
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - The Rhinebeck village election.
Relevant election Law § 15-104 (a). March village elections are held on the third Tuesday of March.