Register to Vote and Support Elections
The Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley encourage their campus constituents to practice their right to vote. Voting is a core principle of being American, but to exercise this basic right, we must be registered to vote!
CAMPUS WEBSITES FOR VOTER EDUCATION
Visit the following university websites to review your campus’ voter education information.
- Clarkson University: https://clarkson.turbovote.org/?r=NVRD_email
- St. Lawrence University (Andrew Goodman Foundation website): https://andrewgoodman.org/myvoteeverywhere/st-lawrence-university/
- SUNY Canton: https://www.canton.edu/accessibility/vote.html
- SUNY Potsdam: https://www.potsdam.edu/current/voter-education
REFERENCES: EXTERNAL VOTER EDUCATION & ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS
The following non-partisan sites were established to promote citizen voting, provide guidance on how to vote, and provide voter education:
- VOTE411 Personalized Ballots: https://www.vote411.org/ballot
- League of Women Voters: https://www.lwv.org/
To receive voting updates and reminders from the New York State League of Women Voters, text VOTENY to 474747.
- League of Conservation Voters: https://www.lcv.org/
- Having trouble at your polling place? Call 1-866-OURVOTE.
- Experiencing Voter Intimidation? Go see the elections officer at your polling site. They are empowered to remove the intimidator, and it is their responsibility to do so!
FIND MY LOCAL OR STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS:
Residents of St. Lawrence County seeking specifics on voting processes in St. Lawrence County should visit the Board of Elections website at https://www.stlawco.org/Departments/BoardofElections. The Board of Elections phone number is (315) 379-2202.
Please visit the Franklin County Board of Elections Webpage for similar information and guidance.
Other County Boards of Election in New York State can be found at https://www.elections.ny.gov/CountyBoards.html.
Other State or Local Election office websites can be found through the search tool at https://www.usa.gov/election-office.
TO CHECK THE STATUS OF YOUR REGISTRATION OR FIND FIND YOUR POLLING SITE:
Not sure if you are REGISTERED or WHERE YOUR POLLING SITE IS? Find out at https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov/.
TO PREVIEW YOUR BALLOT
For St. Lawrence County residents, it is possible to determine your polling place and see a sample ballot here. (A link at the top of the chart enables one to check their registration status and determine their election district.)
TO BECOME AN ELECTIONS INSPECTOR:
Want to do more to promote fair, honest, and accurate elections? Become an Elections Inspector and work the polls! Poll workers are desperately needed this year in order to keep the voting process moving smoothly and efficiently. Election Inspectors receive a stipend of $250 and a training supplement of $35. To become an election inspector in St. Lawrence County, visit https://www.stlawco.org/Departments/BoardofElections/election-inspectors and/or contact the Board of Elections at (315) 379-2202 or ElectionInspector@stlawco.org.
To become an Elections Inspector in Franklin County, contact the Franklin County Board of Elections at:
Franklin County NY Board of Elections
Address: 355 West Main Street, Suite 161, Malone, NY 12953
Phone: 518-481-1663 or 1664
Other residents should contact their local or state Board of Elections.
November 3: General Election – The polls in NYS are open from 6 am to 9 pm.
November 10: The date by which Absentee Ballots in New York State must be received at the BOE, postmarked no later than November 3rd.