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Board of Elections has 2 after-hour chances for people to register to vote

Staff Reports Posted 7 October 2016 at 8:18 am

ALBION – The Orleans County Board of Elections is offering voter registration opportunities for county residents outside of normal business hours.

The Board of Elections staff will be at the BOE’s Albion office and at the Ridgeway Town Hall on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 3 to 7 p.m. and on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 2 to 9 p.m. The Town Hall is located at 410 West Ave., Medina. The Board of Elections is located on the west wing of The Villages of Orleans, 14012 State Route 31, Albion.

Local registration gives residents the opportunity to vote in the Nov. 8 General Election and future elections.

The Board of Elections advises that a change to a voter’s party enrollment for next year must be received by the Board of Elections no later than Oct 14.  Otherwise, any party change received after Oct. 14 will not take effect until November 2017.

Notice of an address change from any registered voter who moves within the county must be received by the Board of Elections no later than Oct. 19.

Applications for absentee ballots are available from the BOE office in Albion.

Any voters who will be out of the county on Election Day, or if they are ill or physically disabled, may contact the Board of Elections to apply for an absentee ballot. Absentee ballot applications returned by mail to the Board must be postmarked no later than Nov. 1. The last day to apply in person for an absentee ballot is Nov. 7.

Any questions, call the Board of Elections at (585) 589-3274.

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