Madison County Board of Elections

2019 is a local election year


    The offices on the ballot will be for Madison County City & Town leaders.
To run in the November Election candidates will petition or caucus (according to party rules) starting in February. To learn more click on Running for Office
Offices up in 2019

2019 ELECTION DATES

 PRIMARY ELECTION

Sec. 8-100 (1) (a)

June 25, 2019

Polls open noon to 9pm

Last day to register - May 31, 2019

 
GENERAL ELECTION

Sec. 8-100 (1) (c)

November 5, 2019

Polls open 6am to 9pm

Last day to register - October 11, 2019

BECOMING A CANDIDATE
PARTY DESIGNATIONS, NOMINATIONS
& INDEPENDENT NOMINATIONS

                                                                                        PRIMARY                                                                                            June 25, 2019

DESIGNATING PETITIONS Sec 6-134(4)

 February 26        First day for signing designating petitions, Sec  6-134(4)

 April 1 -4               Dates for filing designating petitions, Sec  6-158(1)

April 8                   Last day to authorize designations, Sec  6-120(3)

                April 8                   Last day to accept or decline a designation, Sec  6-158(2)

                April 12                  Last day to fill a vacancy after a declination, Sec  6-158(3)

                April 16                 Last day to file authorization of substitution, Sec 6-120(3)

OPPORTUNITY TO BALLOT

March 19             First day for signing OTB petitions, Sec 6-164

April 11                  Last day to file OTB petitions, Sec 6-158(4)

                               April 18                 Last day to file OTB petition if there has been a declination

                                              by a designated candidate, Sec 6-158(4)
 

                                                                       GENERAL ELECTION                                                                     November 5, 2019

                                                               PARTY NOMINATIONS (Town Caucus)                                                                 CERTIFICATE OF NOMINATION Sec 6-108(1)
February 26     First day for holding a town caucus, Sec 6-108

                                        July 25            Last day to file a certificate of nomination made at a town caucus,                                                                                        Sec  6-158(6)

              July 29             Last day to accept or decline a nomination, Sec 6-116
July 29             Last day to authorize nominations, Sec 6-116

                   August 2              Last day to fill a vacancy after a declination, Sec 6-158(8) 

                                                           INDEPENDENT NOMINATIONS                                                                  INDEPENDENT PETITIONS Sec 6-138(4)
April 16                 First day for signing nominating petitions, Sec 6-138 (4)

              May 21-28             Dates for filing independent nominating petitions, Sec 6-158 (9)
May 31                  Last day to accept or decline nomination, Sec 6-158 (11)

    June 3                   Last day to fill a vacancy after a declination, Sec 6-158 (12)

                  June 28        Last day to decline after acceptance if nominee loses party primary,                                                                    Sec 6-158 (11)


PARTY CALLS
Sec 2-120(1)
February 13, 2019

 Last day for State and County party chairs to file a statement of party positions to be filled at the Primary Election 

                                              JUDICIAL DISTRICT CONVENTIONS Sec 6-158(5)                                                                   August 8 – 14, 2019

 

 SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS       
DESIGNATING PETITIONS  Sec 6-136

 5% of the enrolled voters of the political party in the political unit (excluding voters in inactive status) not to exceed 15000 Statewide, 1250 Congressional, 1000 State Senate & 500 Assembly

 

INDEPENDENT NOMINATING PETITIONS  Sec 6-142

5% of the total number of votes cast for the office of governor at the last gubernatorial election in the political unit

 

Earlville Village Election

March 19, 2019 polls open noon - 9pm
The villages run their own March elections in
DeRuyter, Madison, Munnsville & Wampsville
Contact the village clerk for more information
 
Cazenovia & Hamilton Village Elections
 June 18, 2019 polls open noon - 9pm
 


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Mission

The Madison County Board of Elections is dedicated to ensuring that all eligible residents have the opportunity to register to vote, easily cast their vote and be confident that every vote is counted.
Accurate information will be provided regarding voter registration, the voting process, and running for office. Elections will be conducted according to Election Law in a nonpartisan, open manner to ensure public confidence. The Board of Elections is committed to serving all citizens and administering Elections that are accessible and fair with valid results.
 
Laura P Costello
Democratic Commissioner
 
Kelley S Hood
Republican Commissioner