REGISTRATION AND SCHOOL DISTRICT VOTING INFORMATION
Please see the letter below from Sup't. Al Harper regarding voting by absentee ballot for the June 9, 2020 budget vote.
To participate in the June 9, 2020 (please see link above) Annual Budget Vote and Election of Board of Education Trustees and Library Trustees, you must be registered to vote.
Registration requires that you must be:
• A United States citizen,
• 18 years of age or older, and
• a district resident for at least 30 days prior to the vote
If you moved from another address, you must re-register. You need not register if you did not move since you last voted or since you last registered to vote, and if during the last four years, you either:
• Voted in the general election in Nassau County
• Voted in an Elmont School District election
• Registered with the Nassau County Board of Elections
• Registered with the Elmont School District
Voter Registration Information - New York State Board of Elections Link
Applications for absentee ballots are available in the District Clerk’s Office at the Elmont Road Administration Building. You may either call or come in to pick up an application if you will be out of town or unable to vote in person on May 19, 2020. Completed applications must be returned at least seven (7) days before the election if the ballot is to be mailed, or one (1) day before the election if the ballot is to be picked up. Applications will be issued for the following reasons: business, studies, vacation, illness or disability. If you have any questions, please call the District Clerk at 516-434-2002..
Absentee ballots must be returned to the District Clerk by 5:00 pm on the day of the vote:
May 19, 2020
OPEN VOTER REGISTRATION:
Qualified residents may go to their designated school and register any school day during school hours until May 12, 2020. A special evening registration will be held May 12, 2020 at Elmont Road School from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
EVENING VOTER REGISTRATION:
Evening registration on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm will be held at the Elmont Road School (135 Elmont Road) ONLY ! It is the last day to register for the May 19, 2020 vote.
Copies of the proposed budget will be available in all schools in early May.
VOTING ON MAY 19:
Polls are open from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm in all schools. Residents will be voting on all budgets (Elementary, Central High School and Public Library) and for School Board Trustees and Library Trustees. Watch for a postcard in the mail that will indicate your polling location.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATES:
To qualify as a candidate for the School Board or for the Library Board, a person must be able to read and write, be a one-year resident of the school district and a qualified voter.
The potential candidate must obtain a specified number of signatures from district residents who are registered to vote on a petition. THE LAST DAY TO FILE THE PETITION IS APRIL 20, 2020. Petition forms may be obtained from the District Clerk, c/o the Superintendent of Schools, Elmont Road School, Elmont, NY 11003.
Completed petitions must be submitted no later than April 20, 2020 to the District Clerk between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.