Absentee Ballot Information



This notice is sent pursuant to New York Governor Executive Order No. 202.26 to

provide information regarding the Rome City School District’s (the “School District”) 2020

Annual Meeting and General Election.

ABSENTEE BALLOT UPDATE: Pursuant to the Governor's Executive Order pertaining to the absentee ballot voting of school district budgets and Board of Education elections, in-person ballots will only be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Ballots may be dropped off at 409 Bell Road, until that time. Mail-in ballots will continue to be received until Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Ballots will not be opened and counted until after 5:00 p.m. on June 16.  

Definition of Qualified Voter: A person shall be entitled to vote in the School District’s

2020 Annual Meeting and Election, who is:

1. A registered voter;

2. A citizen of the United States;

3. Eighteen years of age;

4. A resident within the School District for a period of thirty days next preceding

June 9, 2020; and

5. No person shall have the right to register for or vote who would not be qualified to

register for or vote at an election in accordance with the provisions of section 5-106 of

the Election Law.

Absentee Ballot: In accordance with Executive Order 202.26, absentee ballots will be

mailed by the District to qualified voters. If you believe you should have received an

absentee ballot but do not, please contact the District Clerk at 315-338-6541 or


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