Vote in Person

Early Voting
Saturday October 28th 2023
to Sunday November 5th 2023

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Extended hours: until 8:00 PM
on Tuesday & Thursday
Putnam County
Office Building
40 Gleneida Ave
Room 102
Carmel 10512
North Highland
Fire Department
504 Fishkill Road
Cold Spring 10516

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I get a voter registration application?

Pick one up at the Putnam County Board of Elections, 25 Old Route 6, Carmel, NY 10512 or call (845) 808-1300 and ask to have an application sent to you. You may also find registration applications at your Town Hall, local post office, library or motor vehicle office. The application may be downloaded HERE as well.

How do I vote in person?

Vote on Election Day

Voters in New York can look up where to vote on New York's site.

Vote early

New York does offer early voting. Learn more about voting early in New York.

What to bring

If you've voted in New York before, you don't need to provide ID to vote.

If you're a first-time voter who registered by mail, and didn't provide a copy of your ID with your registration, you may need to show ID to vote. Acceptable forms include:

  • current and valid photo ID
  • copy of a current utility bill
  • bank statement
  • government check
  • paycheck
  • other government document that shows your name and address

If you're a first time voter and unable to provide ID: You will be able to vote an affidavit ballot.

What are the qualifications for voter registration?
  • Be a United States citizen;
  • Be 18 years old by December 31 of the year in which you file this form (note: you must be 18 years old by the date of the general, primary or other election in which you want to vote);
  • A resident of this state and the county, city or village for at least 30 days before the election;
  • Not be in prison for a felony conviction;
  • Not be adjudged mentally incompetent by a court;
  • Not claim the right to simultaneously vote elsewhere.
  • A person who is at least sixteen years of age and who is otherwise qualified to register to vote may preregister to vote and shall be automatically registered upon reaching the age of eligibility as provided by this chapter.
Where do I vote?

Look up your voter registration and find your polling place, or contact Putnam County Board of Elections at (845) 808-1300 email: - Monday through Friday 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

What do I need to bring when I go to vote?

We recommend that you bring your driver’s license to the polling place. Election workers may need to verify identification if a voter’s signature is not on file, if there has been a change of name, or if you are a first time voter who registered by mail.

Are you sure I live in Kent? My mailing address says Carmel! Am I really a Kent NY Democrat?

Kent has no post office as we are a small town. Your mailing address reflects the nearest post office that serves you here in Kent; this is the Carmel post office. Look out for the road signs in Kent, which remind us all where our town begins and ends. And check out this map.

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