Registering to vote
The public vote on the school budget and Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Voter registration is required in the Guilderland Central School District. If you are not registered with the school district or the county, you must do so prior to the vote. You may register to vote at any of the district elementary schools on May 4, May 8, or May 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or at the district office (8 School Road, Guilderland Center) on the aforementioned mentioned days from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You may also register with the Albany County Board of Elections during their normal business hours. For more information, please contact Linda Livingston, district clerk, at 456-6200, ext. 3125.
Voter eligibility and
To vote in this election, you must be 18 years old, a U.S. citizen and a resident of the Guilderland School District for at least 30 days prior to the vote. You must vote at the elementary school in the zone where you live. Polls will be open May 16 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, call the district clerk at 456-6200 ext. 3125.
Not sure at which elementary school to vote?
• Use our searchable database to find your polling place (*NEW* Spring 2016)
• Download a printable GCSD street list to find your address and corresponding elementary school zone (PDF). Streets are listed alphabetically. (Updated May 2016)
Absentee ballots will be issued, upon request, to residents of the school district who will be out of town or unable to vote in person due to illness or disability. To vote via absentee ballot, district residents must first complete and sign an absentee ballot application.
• Call Linda Livingston at 456-6200, ext. 3125 to have one mailed to you.
Completed absentee ballot applications must be received by the district office at least seven days before the election (May 9, 2017) if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election (May 15, 2017) if the ballot is to be given to the voter in-person at the district office. Return completed absentee ballot applications to: District Clerk, Guilderland Central School District, 8 School Road, P.O. Box 18, Guilderland Center, NY, 12085. All completed absentee ballots must be delivered to the District Office by 5 p.m. on May 16, 2017.