• Click here for an absentee ballot application.

  • Click here for an absentee ballot application for military and overseas voters.

  • If you are a voter with special needs, you may apply for an Accessible Electronic Absentee Ballot: Click here for an Accessible Electronic Absentee Ballot Application

  • If you wish to obtain an absentee ballot to avoid the spread of COVID-19, check ‘Temporary Illness’ in box 1 of the absentee ballot application.

  • Absentee ballot applications can be mailed, emailed, or dropped off in-person at the Board of Elections.

  • Civilian absentee ballot applications are only valid for 1 year. Unless permanently ill or disabled, absentee voters must submit an absentee ballot application each year.

  • The last day to postmark an absentee ballot application for the 2020 General Election is October 27th, but we recommend submitting your application as soon as possible.

  • The last day to apply in-person for an absentee ballot for the 2020 General Election is November 2nd.

  • The last day to return your voted absentee ballot is November 3rd, but we recommend returning your ballot as soon as possible. Ballots may be dropped off at the Board of Elections or at any poll site during Early Voting and on Election Day.

  • Even if you request or cast and return an absentee ballot, you may still go to the polls and vote in person. The Election Law recognizes that plans change. The Board of Elections is required to check the poll book before canvassing any absentee ballot. If the voter comes to the poll site, on Election Day or during early voting, and votes in person, the absentee ballot is set aside and not counted.

Overseas and Military Absentee Voters

The Federal Post Card Application is for US citizens living overseas, active military members, and the spouses of active military members who wish to vote by absentee ballot. This application is valid for 4 years or 2 federal elections. If you move during that period, submit another application indicating your new address so we can be sure that you receive your ballot. You may email the application to , but we must also receive the original form in the mail.

Ballot Drop Boxes

There will be ballot drop boxes for absentee ballots at all Early Voting and Election Day poll sites. There will also be a drop box located at the Board of Elections office available 9am-5pm Monday-Friday starting September 23rd, and 6am-9pm on Election Day, November 3rd. All drop boxes will be monitored by Election Inspectors at each location. In order to avoid any lines, Election Inspectors will be directing voters to the drop boxes. Drop boxes will returned back to the Board of Elections by a bi-partisan team at the end of each Early Voting day and at the close of polls on Election Day and locked in our vault.



Saratoga County Board of Elections

50 W. High Street

Ballston Spa, NY 12020





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