William Fruci, Commissioner (D) – Email Roger J. Schiera, Commissioner (R) – Email
Cassandra M. Bagramian, Deputy Commissioner (D) – Email John Marcellus, Deputy Commissioner (R) – Email

50 W. High Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Phone: (518) 885-2249

Fax: (518) 884-4751

Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm

Department Description

The Saratoga County Board of Elections is a bipartisan department vested with the responsibility for administration of elections in Saratoga County.  In addition to administrative duties, the Board is charged with the preservation of citizen confidence in the democratic process and enhancement of voter participation.

Notice to Voters:

Important Deadlines:

  • Registering to vote for the first time: October 9th

  • Submit an absentee ballot application by mail: must be postmarked on or before October 27th

  • Submit an absentee ballot application in-person: November 2nd

  • Return your voted absentee ballot by mail: must be postmarked on or before November 2nd

  • Return your voted absentee ballot in-person: November 2nd

State and Local Primaries

  • There will be three primary elections conducted in Saratoga County on June 23, 2020.

  • 49th State Senate District Democratic Primary. This primary is open to enrolled Democratic voters residing in the following towns and cities: Ballston, Charlton, Clifton Park, Corinth, Day, Edinburg, Galway, Hadley, Malta, Milton, Providence, and Saratoga Springs (election districts 7, 19, 20 & 21 only).

  • 108th Assembly District Democratic Primary. There will be a primary for enrolled Democratic voters residing within the Town of Waterford.

  • Malta Town Judge Independence Party Primary.  There will be a primary for enrolled Independence Party voters residing within the Town of Malta.


Absentee Voting: Click Here for an Absentee Ballot Application

  • Avoiding the spread of COVID-19 is not currently an eligible reason to obtain an absentee ballot for the General Election in November. Notice will be given if any changes are made.

  • Absentee ballot applications can only be accepted via mail or in-person.

  • The last day to postmark an absentee ballot application for the 2020 General Election is October 27th.

  • The last day to apply in-person for an absentee ballot is November 2nd.

  • If you are a voter with special needs, you may apply for an accessible absentee ballot using the Accessible Absentee Ballot Application: Click Here for an Accessible Absentee Ballot Application.



If you believe you have been exposed or that you have symptoms of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), CALL YOUR DOCTOR.  Please do not walk in to your doctor’s office or to the Emergency Room and risk exposing the staff and other patients. If you arrive to Saratoga Hospital, you will be directed to a safe entry at a nearby testing location.

For all other questions, call:

NYS Novel Coronavirus Hotline: 1-888-364-3065

Saratoga County Public Health Services:
24-hour emergency line: 518-584-7460


Permanent Polling Place Changes:

Town of Malta

District 6 voters will be moved from the Malta Town Hall to the David Meager Community Center

Town of Stillwater

District 1 voters will be moved from the Arvin Hart Hutton Sub-Station to the Stillwater Community Center

District 8 voters will be moved from the Arvin Hart Hutton Sub-Station to the Stillwater Community Center


2020 Election Information

Primary Election: Tuesday, June 23rd, 6am-9pm

                    Early Voting: June 13 – June 21

General Election: Tuesday, November 3rd, 6am-9pm

                    Early Voting: October 24 – November 1

Sample Ballots

Democratic Presidential Primary – 20th Congressional District

Democratic Presidential Primary – 21st Congressional District

Democratic Primary – 49th Senate District

Democratic Primary – 108th Assembly District

Independence Primary – Town of Malta

What’s New?

  • Starting in 2020, polls will be open statewide from 6am to 9pm for all elections.
  • Party changes now take effect immediately through February 14th.  Changes submitted to the Board of Elections between February 14th and the June Primary Election will not take effect until a week after the June Primary.
  • Starting with the 2019 General Election, all counties will begin using Electronic Poll Books.  You will now sign-in on an iPad instead of the paper poll book.

Other Resources:

Polling Place Information

Enrollment Information

Election Inspector Information

If you would like to join our Inspector team, please contact our office at (518) 885-2249 or click the link below and submit the form to us.

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