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Voter Information


Voting Times

Primary
12 PM - 9 PM

General
6 AM - 9 PM

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Voter Registration

To Register You Must:

You may contact the Niagara County Board of Elections to request a New York State Voter Registration Form. In addition, most state agency offices and post offices can supply you with a registration form.

You may also download and print out the forms by clicking on the links below.
Download English Form
Download Spanish Form

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Voter ID Requirements for Mail Registeration

Voters who registered by mail since January 1, 2003, must be prepared to show one of the following forms of acceptable identification at the polling place on election day:

ü                 passport

ü                 driver’s license

ü                 non-drivers ID card

ü                 student identification cards

ü       pistol or firearm permit

ü                 pilot’s license

ü                 military identification

ü                 government identification

 OR 

(2)   a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or government document that shows the name and address of the voter.

 

Examples include, but are not limited to:

 

A Current Utility Bill” would include:

 ü       gas, telephone, electric, water or other utility bill

 

Bank Statement” would include:

 ü       statement from a banking institution or credit union

 

Government Check or Paycheck” would include:

 ü       social security administration check statements

 ü       a government or military paycheck or paycheck stub

 

Other Government Document” would include:

ü       hunting, fishing or trapping license

ü                 electronic benefit transaction (EBT) cards

ü                 public housing lease and rent statements and agreements, or rent statement agreements provided pursuant to subsidized housing programs

ü                 public housing identification cards

ü                 tuition statements or bills from public colleges and universities

ü                 bills from a federal, state, or local government

ü                 discharge certificates, pardons, or other official documents issued in connection with the resolution of a criminal case, indictment, sentence or other matter, in accordance with state law

ü                 government homeless shelter identification cards

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Absentee Ballot

To obtain an absentee ballot, contact the Niagara County Board of Elections.

(716) 438-4040 (Republican)
(716) 438-4041 (Democrat)

You may also download a PDF version of the New York State Absentee Ballot Application Form.
Click Here to Down Load the Absentee Ballot Application

If you are a Military voter or a citizen living outside the Unitied States,
Click Here to Request and Absentee Ballot

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Polling Locations

Call the Niagara County Board of Elections at (716) 438-4040 or (716) 438-4041, email the Commissioners Send Jennifer Fronczak e-mail  or;  Send Lora Allen e-mail
for your election district and polling site location or look it up online by clicking the Link below.

Polling Place Lookup/Sample Ballots

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Niagara County Board of Elections
111 Main Street, Suite 100, Lockport, NY 14094
(716) 438-4041 (Democrat)
(716) 438-4040 (Republican)
(716) 438-4054 Fax
Send Lora Allen e-mail   Send Jennifer Fronczak e-mail

 

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