Board of Elections

2023 Information

Offices Up for Election (PDF)

2023 Political Calendar (PDF)

Amended 2023 Signature Requirements for Designating Petitions (PDF)

Notary Advisory from the NYS Board of Elections (PDF)

Petition Packet are available at the Board of Elections Office 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.


  • Colleen Hauryski, Democratic Commissioner
  • Vicky Olin, Republican Commissioner

The Board is an administrative body headed by two commissioners. The commissioners are appointed by the Democrat and Republican parties, approved by the county legislature, and serve a two-year term.


The Steuben County Board of Elections is charged with faithfully executing and upholding the New York State Election Law. The Board ensures that the electoral process is conducted fairly and efficiently. We are responsible for:

  • Voter registration, outreach and processing
  • Maintaining and updating voter records
  • Processing and verification of candidate petitions/documents
  • Campaign finance disclosures of candidates and campaign committees
  • Recruiting, training and assigning the various Election Day officers to conduct elections
  • Operating poll site locations
  • Ensuring each voter their right to vote at the polls or by absentee ballot
  • Canvassing and certification of the vote
  • Voter education, notification and dissemination of election information

Party Enrollment Change

  • February 14, 2023 is the cutoff date to receive a party enrollment change, in order for it to take effect before the primary election.
  • February 15, 2023 through July 5, 2023 all party enrollment changes received during this time will be held.
  • July 5, 2023 - All party enrollment changes received from February 15, 2023 through today will be entered and take effect right away.

Party enrollment changes received by the Board of Elections office after July 5, 2023 will take effect immediately.

In NYS you can only vote in a primary election if you are a registered voter in the party holding a primary in your voting district.

If you submit a party enrollment change through the NYS DMV website or submit a voter registration form by mail, there is no guarantee it will reach us before the deadline if it is done after February 8, 2023.

How to Change Your Party Enrollment

If you are a registered voter you will need to complete a voter registration form and select the party that you wish to enroll in or select No Party if you do not wish to be enrolled in any party. Mail the completed voter registration form to your local Board of Elections. Voter registration forms are available on our webpage under Forms.