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Launched by the League of Women Voters in 2006, provides a one-stop resource for non-partisan, personalized information on federal, state, and local, voting and elections. By entering their home address, voters can be informed about up-coming elections, learn how to register, find where to vote, see what will be on their ballot, read about candidates’ backgrounds and their responses to questions, and much more!

For more information

Voters’ Guide

2021 Voters Guide — Part I Facts for Voters. Prepared by the League of Women Voters, NYS.

2021 Voters Guide — Part II Ballot Proposals — description of statewide ballot proposals. Prepared by the League of Women Voters, NYS.

Candidate Forums and Recordings

Current information will be posted near the date of elections.

Election Calendar


Oct. 8:    Mail registration: Last day to postmark application; it must also be received by Board of Elections by Oct. 13. 

Oct. 8:    In person registration:  Last day application must be received by the Board of Elections. If honorably discharged from the military or have become a citizen since October 8th, you may register in person at the Board of Elections up until October 23th.

Oct. 13:   Changes of address: Forms received by this date by the Board of Elections must be processed. 

Oct. 18:   Absentee ballot:  Last day for the Board of Elections to receive an application via mail, online portal, email or fax.

Oct. 23 – 30:  EARLY VOTING

Nov. 1:   Absentee ballot:  Last day to apply, in-person, at the Board of Elections.

Nov. 2:    Absentee ballot:  Last day to deliver ballot in-person to a polling place or the Board of Elections.  Or last day to postmark ballot; it must be received at the Board of Elections by November 9th.  Military ballots must be received by November 16th. 

Nov. 2:   ELECTION DAY:  Vote in-person at your polling place! 

November 2, 2021:  GENERAL ELECTION

Voting in Tompkins County

Tompkins County Board of Elections: 
128 East Buffalo Street, Ithaca, NY 14850

Provides a wide array of important information for voters including, local election calendars, offices to be filled, registration and absentee ballot forms and directions.

Board of Elections sources: 
Check your registration status and find out where to vote  
How to register to vote 
Absentee ballots
Absentee deadlines 

Voter Registration FormsEnglish  or  Spanish
Mail to:
Tompkins Court House Annex
128 E. Buffalo St.
Ithaca, NY 14850

Elected Officials

Election District Maps

Tompkins County Election Districts and Maps  Click Voters, Where Do I Vote?

New York State Election District Maps (Assembly, Senate Congressional)

Useful Contacts

Tompkins County Board of Elections
128 East Buffalo Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone:  607-274-5522

New York State Board of Elections
40 North Pearl Street – Suite 5
Albany, NY 12207. 
Phone: 518-474-6220; For TDD/TTY, call the NYS Relay 711

The League of Women Voters of Tompkins County

Voter Services Committee:

The League of Women Voters of Tompkins County, Voter Services Committee, needs new members! We have many requests for assistance. Please send a note if you are a member of, or would like to join, the League, and can help with one or more activities.


The League of Women Voters of New York State

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