Voter and Absentee Ballot Information

  • Voter Registration
    Last Day for Voter Registration – May 13, 2021

    Register to Vote
    Registration to vote can be accomplished remotely through the New York State DMV website.

    Residents may register to vote in school district elections at the District Clerk’s office or at any school building during school hours when school is in session. 

    Find Out If You Are Already Registered
    You are already registered if you are registered for regular elections and have voted in the last four years. 

    Check to see if you are already registered to vote here. 

    Definition of Qualified Voter
    A qualified voter must be 1) a United States citizen at least 18 years of age 2) a resident of the school district for thirty (30) days immediately preceding the election and 3) not otherwise prohibited from voting under the provisions of Section 5-106 of the Election Law. 


    Absentee Ballots – Due May 18, Before 5 PM

    Completed absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk on or before the day of the vote, Tuesday, May 18, 2021, before 5 PM. For more information, contact Pamela M. Pratt, District Clerk, at 516.434.6011 or districtclerk@baldwinschools.org. 

    Request for an Absentee Ballot
    Applications for absentee ballots are available during school business hours from the District Clerk. Completed applications for requesting an Absentee Ballot must be received by the District Clerk at least seven (7) days before the vote if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, OR the day before the election if the application is to be dropped off and the ballot is to be picked up in person by the voter. Please scan and email the application to Pamela M. Pratt, District Clerk, at districtclerk@baldwinschools.org or send by mail to: 

    Attn: District Clerk
    Baldwin Union Free School District
    960 Hastings Street, NY 11510 

    Application and Instructions for Absentee Ballot (PDF)

    Application and Instructions for Absentee Ballot (PDF – Spanish Version) 

    You must meet any one of the following qualifications to vote via absentee ballot:

    • Absent from Nassau County due to employment or business reasons, duties, studies, or vacation on the date of the vote (May 18, 2021). 
    • Unable to appear at the polls due to temporary or permanent illness or disability. 
    • Detained in jail awaiting Grand Jury action or awaiting trial or confined in prison after conviction for an offense other than a felony.

    Request for Military Application
    Military Ballot Applications may be obtained from the Office of the District Clerk and submitted to the District Clerk, by mail (960 Hastings Street, Baldwin, NY 11510), email (districtclerk@baldwinschools.org), or fax (516-434-6803) no later than Thursday, April 22, 2021. Military Ballots will be mailed out no later than Friday, April 23, 2021 and must be filed with the District Clerk by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.


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