Annual School District Budget Vote & Board of Education Election
WHERE TO VOTE: There is only one polling place. The Rye Middle School Gymnasium located at 3 Parsons Street. Please follow the parking instructions of security personnel.
WHO MAY VOTE: All Rye City School District residents who are registered voters are eligible to vote. Registered voters must be, by law, 18 years of age, a United States citizen, and a resident of the Rye City School District for at least 30 days preceding May 18. You may register up to the day of the election at the Board of Elections, 25 Quorropas Street, White Plains, NY.
ABSENTEE BALLOTS: If you are eligible to vote by absentee ballot, you may obtain a ballot application below under Printed Resources.
Applications are also available in the District office, 555 Theodore Fremd Ave., Suite B-101, Rye, NY 10580. Please return your completed application to this address in person or by mail to District Clerk Lauren McGowan. An application must be filed before a ballot may be obtained. Applications must be received at least seven days before the vote (by May 11) if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter by the School District, or by the day before the vote (May 17) if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter or his/her designated agent. Ballots must be returned no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 18 to be counted.
Qualified Voters may also register to vote with the local County Board of Elections by completing an online application with the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles.
A qualified voter must be 18 years old by May 18, 2021, a citizen of the United States and a resident within the Rye City School District for 30 days immediately preceding the vote, and not otherwise prohibited from voting.
The leaders you elect, members of Congress, of the Rye City Council and the School Board - make decisions that affect you - your job, your health care, your energy costs, your security, your schools and more. Voting is a right and privilege as a United States Citizen. For further information, contact the Westchester County Board of Elections at (914) 995-5713.