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Polls will be open from noon to 9 p.m. at all district elementary schools
Guilderland Public Library to hold Building Project Referendum June 26

May 23, 2012—On Tuesday, June 26, Guilderland Central School District residents will head to the polls to decide on a $12.95 million building project referendum for the Guilderland Public Library. Polls will be open at all five district elementary schools from noon to 9 p.m. on that day.

Visit the Guilderland Public Library's Expansion Project web page for complete details on the referendum

Similar to how residents cast their ballots for the library budget and trustee candidates during the school district's annual budget vote, voters will head to one of the district's five elementary schools to cast their ballot on the proposed library expansion project. That is because the Guilderland Public Library is chartered as an official school district public library and as such, the school district is responsible for administering their votes. Learn more about the different types of public libraries 

Voter information

Registering to vote
The public vote on the Guilderland Public Library Building Project Referendum will be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2012. Voter registration is required. 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 June 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or at the district office (8 School Road, Guilderland Center) on the above mentioned day from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 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 locations
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 June 26 from noon to 9 p.m. For more information, call the district clerk at 456-6200 ext. 3125.

Not sure at which elementary school to vote? Download a printable GCSD street list to find your address and corresponding elementary school zone (PDF). Streets are listed alphabetically.

Absentee ballots
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.

Download an Absentee Ballot application to complete on your computer, print and sign (PDF).

Download an Absentee Ballot application to print and complete by hand (PDF),

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 (June 19, 2012) if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election (June 25, 2012) 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 June 26, 2012.