School Board Election & Budget Vote

Annually: the third Tuesday in May

Voting Hours: 11am – 8pm

Eligibility to vote


To vote in the school elections, you must be:

  1. A United States citizen.

  2. 18 years of age or older on the date of election.

  3. A resident of the school district for at least 30 days prior to election day.

  4. A registered voter.

 

Register to vote 

  • Apply in person at the Broome County Board of Elections office, County Office Building, 44 Hawley St., Binghamton, NY between the hours of 8:30am – 4pm. For more information, call: 778-2172.

  • Complete the NYS DMV online voter registration form at the following link: https://voterreg.dmv.ny.gov/MotorVoter/

NOTE: You are eligible to vote if you were registered for the last preceding general election or you are registered under permanent personal registration.


Polling locations


NEW First Ward Senior Center (#1)

226 Clinton Street
(entrance off Jarvis St. parking lot)
for General Election Districts 1, 2, 5, 6

St. Patrick's School (#2)
58 Oak Street
(lobby entrance, glass doors)
for General Election Districts 16, 20, 21

St. Thomas Aquinas (#3)
1 Aquinas Street
(main entrance off parking lot)
for General Election Districts 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19

temporary MacArthur Elementary (#4)

1123 Vestal Avenue

(entrance near gym)

for General Election Districts 22, 23, 24, 25, 26

Centenary United Methodist (#5)
438 Chenango Street
(ramp entrance off parking lot)
for General Election Districts 3, 4, 7, 8, 17

American Legion (#6)
177 Robinson Street
(main entrance off Louisa St.)
for General Election Districts 9, 10, 11

First Baptist Church (#7)
91 Baldwin Street
(gym enterance off Hayes St. / handicap entrance off Baldwin St.)
for General Election Districts 27, 28, 29, 30

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s TasteNY Building (#8)
840 Upper Front Street
(main entrance to conference room)
for Sunrise Terrace

You can also click our color-coded mapTo ENLARGE the map, click the + button (to reduce, click the - button).

Before the vote, to confirm your polling location, please call 762-8100 x319.

On vote day, to confirm your polling location, please call 762-8100 x104.

If the line is busy, please provide your first and last name, address, and a phone number so we can promptly return your call.

Election results


PRELIMINARY
(after polls close)

FINAL
 (after certified by the Board of Education)

Absentee voting


Any qualified voter unable to vote in person on the day of the vote due to illness, physical disability, hospitalization, incarceration, or travel outside of the county/city of residence may apply to vote by Absentee Ballot. To apply:

  • IN PERSON: Schedule an appointment with the District Clerk. Applications must be received by the District Clerk the day before the election if the ballot is to be issued to the voter in person.

  • BY MAIL: Print the Application for Absentee Ballot, sign and mail the original to Sanya Brown, District Clerk, Binghamton City School District, 164 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901. If you are unable to print the application, please contact the District Clerk (phone: 762-8100 x319; email: browns@binghamtonschools.org) and request one be mailed to you.

Regardless, applications must be received by the District Clerk at least seven (7) days before the election if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter.

*Per Education Law 2018-A(2)(e), any voter registered as ‘permanently disabled’ with the Broome County Board of Elections Office will be mailed an Absentee Ballot without having to apply.

Military voters

Please read the Voting Residence fact sheet for uniformed service members.


Military voters, 
not currently registered, may apply to register as a qualified voter of the Binghamton City School District; however, this only registers you with the school district. If you wish to register as a Military Voter with your County or State Board of Elections, you must contact them directly. For Broome County Board of Elections, contact 607-778-2172.

An Application to Register as a Military Voter
(with the school district only) may be requested from the District Clerk (607-762-8100 x319 or browns@binghamtonschools.org). The original signed Application must be received by the District Clerk no later than 14 days before the election.

Military voters who are registered may elect to receive their Military Ballot Application and military ballot by mail, email, or facsimile. However, if no preference is selected (or the necessary fax number or email address is not provided), the District Clerk will transmit the Military Ballot Application or military ballot by mail to the military voter's district residence.

The military voter must return the original signed Military Ballot Application and military ballot by mail (or in person) to the District Clerk, 164 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901 regardless of how the absentee application or military ballot was received.

The District Clerk will transmit the military voter’s ballot (in accordance with the military voter’s preferred method of transmission; or, if no preference indicated, by mail to the voter's district residence) no later than 14 days before the election.

The District Clerk must receive the military voter's original military ballot by mail (or in person) no later than 5 pm the day of the vote.

Clerk to the Board of Education

Sanya Brown, District Clerk
Binghamton City School District
164 Hawley Street
Binghamton, NY 13901
Phone: 762-8100 x319
Email: 
browns@binghamtonschools.org