The Board of Elections is pleased to announce our 2020 I Voted Sticker Contest. I Voted stickers are a great way to show your voter pride and encourage and remind others to exercise their right to vote. We need you! Use your artistry and creativity to design a sticker that is uniquely Rockland County. The winning design will be printed and distributed to all Rockland County voters.

See our Official Rules and Entry Form.

Top FAQs:

What are the Election Dates?

  • Presidential Primary Election - Tuesday, April 28, 2020
  • Federal and State/Local Primary Election - Tuesday, June 23, 2020
  • General Election - Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Polls are open from 6AM until 9PM.

When is Early Voting?

  • Presidential Primary Election - April 18 through April 26, 2020
  • Federal and State/Local Primary Election - June 13 through June 21, 2020
  • General Election - October 24 through November 1, 2020

Where do I vote?

Use the Polling Place Look-up tool.
(Excludes School, Library, Fire District Elections and Early Voting. Click Here for information on Early Voting sites.)

Can I see a sample ballot?

You can use our Polling Place Look-up tool to see sample ballots.
(Excludes School, Library and Fire District Elections.)

Sample Ballots available for General Elections. Primary Ballots are available via email or in person at the Board of Elections. Click here to obtain a Primary Sample Ballot.

How do I use the Optical Ballot Scanner to cast my vote?

Watch our video to learn how to use the scanners.

How do I get an absentee ballot?

Please see our Absentee Ballot page for more information.

Petition Status Report

All Designating Petitions filed for Public Office will be updated as needed during the work day.

Download: Petition Status Report.

The Rockland County Board of Elections is responsible for overseeing the conduct of all elections at which voters of Rockland County cast a ballot for the purpose of electing an individual to any federal, state, county, town, and village office or deciding any ballot question submitted to voters that will be decided in the Primary or November General Election. In performing this function the Rockland County Board of Elections is responsible for:

  • Registering all Rockland voters, including any change of address or political party enrollment change of Rockland residents.
  • Maintaining an accurate and reliable registration database for use on election days which ensures all eligible voters have an opportunity to vote and that any potential voting fraud is prevented.
  • Supplying lists of registered voters to school districts, villages, libraries and fire districts for use at their elections.
  • Recruiting, training and certifying election inspectors.
  • Processing of all petitions for political and party offices.
  • Preparation of all ballots used in Rockland County voting machines and paper ballots.
  • Timely and accurately delivering and processing of all military and absentee ballots; including visiting nursing homes to distribute and collect ballots from permanently disabled voters.
  • Ensure that all election results are accurately tabulated and certify the results of all elections.
  • Process and record all candidate and party financial disclosure filings required by law.
  • Provide open access to all voting and election information as provided by law.

The Rockland County Board of Elections is a bipartisan, impartial body. We do not support candidates, proposals, or referenda. If you receive a phone call from an individual or individuals purporting to be the Board of Elections, suggesting you vote in any election, and attempting to influence your vote, please contact Commissioner Zebrowski Stavisky or Commissioner Giblin immediately at 845-638-5172 or via email at: voterinfo@co.rockland.ny.us

Rockland County is providing registered voters the option of voting on electronic ballot marking devices that accommodate people with disabilities. These devices will be located at each polling site. If you have any questions please contact this office at 845-638-5172.