Elections

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.

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:

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
Fax: 518-481-6018
Email: boe@franklincony.org

Other residents should contact their local or state Board of Elections.

IMPORTANT DATES

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.  


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St. Lawrence University

Founded in 1856, St. Lawrence University is a private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.
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