Postponement of Budget and Board of Education Election by Absentee Ballot to June 16, 2020
Governor Cuomo announced that the deadline for school election ballots sent via U.S. mail has been extended to Tuesday, June 16th. This extension does not apply to ballots delivered in person. These ballots still must be received by 5 p.m. on June 9th.
The date of the annual meeting and general election has been changed to June 16, 2020. By Executive Order dated June 8, 2020, the Governor has ordered that:
School districts receive absentee ballots via personal delivery through 5:00 p.m. on June 9, 2020, only. After this deadline, any receptacle used for personal delivery of absentee ballots must be removed, and the school district may no longer accept absentee ballots in person.
School districts must continue to receive absentee ballots via the USPS through 5:00 p.m. on June 16, 2020.
On June 16, 2020, after 5:00 p.m., school districts may begin the process of canvassing and counting absentee ballots.