Ulster Voter Information


  • You may apply and vote by absentee ballot for the November 3, 2020 General Election. 


You may apply by mail, fax, using the online portal, or by calling the Ulster County Board of Elections at 845.334.5470. 

The online portal can be reached at: https://absenteeballot.elections.ny.gov/

Voter Search Screen for Absentee Ballot Request Voter Search for Absentee Ballot Request . To use this application to request an absentee ballot for the Nov 3, 2020 General Election you must be a registered voter in New York State. absenteeballot.elections.ny.gov

When sending a fax or email, it must contain: 

  • The name and date of birth of the voter 
  • The address where you are registered 
  • The address where the ballot is to be sent 
  • The reason for the request: Note, for Covid-19 use “Temporary Illness or Disability” as your reason 

Applications can be sent by mail or dropped off in-person at 284 Wall Street, Kingston, NY or at any of the Early Voting Locations. 

If you are applying by mail or online, you may apply by: 

Check the status of your absentee here: https://www.voteulster.com/absenteestatus 

You may apply online, mail, email, phone, or fax for an Absentee Ballot no later than October 27, 2020, but remember that the Postal Service has said they cannot guarantee timely delivery for ballots applied for less than fifteen (15) days before an election. 

You may apply in-person up to November 2, 2020. 


Absentee ballots will begin to be mailed in mid-September or after the application has been received.  For voters applying for an absentee ballot by mail, the Postal Service recommends that voters apply at least 15 days before election day.  For voters returning their voted absentee ballot, it must be dropped off on or before November 3, 2020 and received by the Ulster County Board of Elections by November 10, 2020.  The Postal Service recommends for voters returning ballots by mail that they should be mailed at least seven days before the general election. 


Check to find out if your registration is up to date: 



Early Voting Period – Oct. 24, 2020 to Nov. 1, 2020 

ANY VOTER may vote at ANY of the following locations: 

Woodstock Community Center, 56 Rock City Rd., Woodstock, NY 12498 

Midtown Neighborhood Center, 467 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401 

New Paltz Community Center, 3 Veteran’s Dr., New Paltz, NY 12561 

Highland American Legion, 84 Grand St., Highland, NY 12528 

Ellenville Public Library, 40 Center St., Ellenville, NY 

*Early Voting Hours for all Locations: 

Mon, 10/26-Wed, 10/28-Fri, 10/30 : 9am-5pm

Sat, 10/24-Sun, 10/25 & Sat, 10/31-Sun, 11/1 : 10am-3pm 

Tue, 10/27-Thur, 10/29 : 12pm-8pm 

Voter Registration

Visit Ulster County Board of Elections to register online and get the latest voter registration information.

Become a Pollworker

Looking for a way to keep people safe, earn extra cash, and maintain our freedoms? Check out the Board of Elections web page to learn more. Workers are needed during Early Voting, October 24th to November 1st, and Election Day, November 3rd.Visit Board of Elections: https://www.elections.ny.gov/BecomePollworker.html