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Remaining early voting times Tuesday through Nov. 1, and locations

Lines of voters meander up stairways and hallways at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon  Public Library Saturday.
Lines of voters meander up stairways and hallways at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library Saturday.

Early voting in local, state and national elections began Saturday, the first of nine days of polling in the run up to the Nov. 3 election. Early voting Monday concludes at 8 p.m. Early voting then resumes Tuesday at 9 a.m.

All counties in the region will keep the same early voting schedule and hours, but those hours look different depending on the day of the week.

Remaining Early Voting Dates/Times Tuesday through Nov. 1

  • Tuesday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 28, Noon to 8 p.m. 
  • Thursday, Oct. 29, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 31, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 1, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Voters can cast early ballots at any of the voting sites within the county where they are registered to vote. Here are early voting sites by county:

Schenectady County  

  • Karen B. Johnson Library, Central Branch, 99 Clinton Street, Schenectady
  • South Schenectady Fire Department, 6 Old Mariaville Road, Rotterdam
  • Glenville Senior Center, 32 Worden Road, Glenville
  • Niskayuna Town Hall, 1 Niskayuna Circle, Niskayuna

Saratoga County

  • Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library, 475 Moe Road, Clifton Park
  • Gavin Park, 10 Lewis Road, Saratoga Springs
  • Board of Elections Office, 50 W. High St., Ballston Spa

Albany County

  • Albany County Board of Elections, 260 South Pearl St., Albany
  • Berne Volunteer Fire Company, 30 Canaday Hill Road, Berne
  • Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 85 Elm Ave., Delmar
  • Pine Grove United Methodist Church, 1580 Central Ave., Albany
  • Boght Community Fire Department, 8 Preston Drive, Cohoes
  • Guilderland Fire Department, 2303 Western Ave., Guilderland

Montgomery County 

  • Montgomery County Old Courthouse, 9 Park St., Fonda

Fulton County

  • Fulton County Services Complex Building, 2714 State Highway 29, Johnstown

Schoharie County

  • Schoharie County Board of Elections Office, 284 Main St., Suite 300, Schoharie

Absentee Ballot Information

  • Deadline to request absentee ballot is Oct. 27 online or by mail, and by Nov. 2 in-person
  • Absentee ballots must be postmarked by Nov. 3 or dropped directly at an election site by Nov. 3 at 9 p.m. and received by the county board of elections no later than Nov. 10
  • Voters can drop off absentee ballots at early voting sites, county elections offices or Election Day polling sites
  • Voters who have requested an absentee ballot, or even returned it, can still vote in person, in which case their absentee ballot will be set aside and not opened
  • Absentee ballot counting will begin on or around Nov. 9 after state officials check the records against voter files for signs of duplicate votes


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