Budget Vote Information

Budget Vote Information

Are you registered to vote?  
In order to participate in this year's Budget Vote and Board of Education Election, residents must be properly registered. Under New York State Law, qualified residents registered with Orange County Board of Elections for general elections are automatically registered for school elections. It is not necessary for such persons to register separately with school election officials in advance of the vote on 05/15/2018.  

What are the voter qualifications?  

You must be a citizen of the United States. You must be eighteen years of age or older. You must be a resident of the district for thirty days before the date of the vote.  

Where do you register and vote?  
You may register with the New York State Board of Elections or with the district during normal business hours (8:00 am - 4:00 pm) on days school is in session. Registration must be completed by May 10th in order to vote on May 15th. When registering with the school district, you will need to provide Income Tax Forms and your New York State Driver's License.  

Absentee Ballots?
If you are going to be out of town for work or studies, will be having a medical procedure, or are confined to your home due to illness or physical disability you can fill out an absentee ballot application to vote for the proposed 2018/19 school budget and Board of Education member(s).  The application must be received by the District Clerk at George F. Baker High School, 1 Tornado Drive, Tuxedo Park, NY 10987 at least seven days before the election if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election, if the ballot will be picked up personally by the voter. Absentee ballots can only be picked up by the voter named on the application.  The absentee ballot must be received by the Office of the District Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day of the election. 

Voting will take place in the George Grant Mason Multipurpose Room from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. on 05/15/2018. 

Please contact  Arlene Willis, District Clerk 
at awillis@tuxedoufsd.org or 845-351-4786 ext. 2012, with any questions.

Need a NY State Voter Registration Form?
Voter Registration Form.pdf