UPCOMING ELECTIONS: Tuesday, August 23, 2022
TWO Elections will take place simultaneously on August 23:
SPECIAL ELECTION for Representative in U.S. Congress, 19th C.D.
ALL VOTERS registered in Columbia County are eligible to vote in the SPECIAL ELECTION. This is to fill the vacant Congressional seat in the 19th District for the remainder of calendar year 2022.
DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY for Representative in U.S. Congress, 19th C.D. Only voters enrolled in the DEMOCRATIC Party may vote in this PRIMARY ELECTION. This is to nominate the Democratic candidate who will be on the ballot for the November 8, 2022 General Election. The winner at the General Election will then serve in Congress for the 2023 – 2024 term.
There will be two ballots: enrolled Democrats will receive two ballots–one for the Special Election and one for the Primary Election. All other voters will receive a single ballot for the Special Election only.
There will also be Early Voting between August 13 and August 21, at 401 State Street in Hudson and Martin H. Glynn Municipal Building in Valatie.
For more information contact Columbia County Board of Elections
ABSENTEE VOTING: Important changes to the law. 1) Deadlines for absentee applications are earlier, and 2) voters who receive an absentee ballot are no longer allowed to vote on the voting machines on Election Day or at Early Voting