Elections

General Election: November 8, 2022

Polls are open:  6 am to 9 pm

****IMPORTANT UPDATES****

New Redistricting Information

Rensselaer County has been redistricted, so your Congressional, Senate and Assembly lines may have changed.   To find out what has changed for your location, please select our Redistricting Information Page to view the updated maps, elected officials, and other pertinent information.


**NOTICE OF POLLING LOCATION CHANGE IN TROY **

Voters in Election Districts 9 & 10 who vote at Johnstone Supply will vote at School 2, 470 10th St, Troy, NY 12180.

Voters in Election District 20 who vote at Osgood Fire House will vote at the Troy Community School, 1010 5th Ave, Troy, NY 12180.


ELECTION LAW UPDATE!  Due to NYS Election Law amendments in 2022:

Once an absentee ballot is requested, you will be only able to vote by affidavit at either the early voting locations or the election day polling sites.


EARLY VOTING DATES & HOURS

Early Voting for General Election: Saturday, October 29 – Sunday, November 6

Polls are open:
Sat & Sun 9-5
Mon & Wed, 12-8
Tue, Thur, Fri 9-5

PLEASE NOTE: the EARLY VOTING location at the Troy Atrium will be located at 500 Federal St, Troy for all future elections.

Where Can I Early Vote?

Locations include:

  • Town of Brunswick Office Building
    336 Town Office Road, Troy
  • Schodack Town Hall
    265 Schuurman Road, Castleton
  • 500 Federal Street, Troy

Letter from Disability Rights NY regarding Early Voting Sites (PDF)


BOARD OF ELECTIONS EXTENDED HOURS

The Rensselaer County Board of Elections will be open during all Early Voting hours to accommodate voters who will be out of the county on Primary or Election Day and wish to apply for an absentee ballot.


NEW ABSENTEE BALLOT LAW CHANGES and ABSENTEE BALLOT TRACKER

Please visit the Absentee Voting Page for current information on Deadlines, Law Updates, and Absentee Ballot Tracker.


Am I Registered to Vote?

Please visit the NY State Board of Elections Voter Registration and Poll Site Search page to find out if you are registered. Be sure to select Rensselaer in the drop-down tab for County. For more information on registering to vote, visit our Voter Registration section.

If you have any questions or cannot confirm your information, please call the Rensselaer County Board of Elections.