VOTER INFORMATION

Date of Bond Referendum*: Thursday, May 21, 2019

Times of voting: 6:00 am to 9:00 pm

Location of voting: Mahopac High School Gymnasium

Mahopac Central School District residents must be registered by the district and/or Putnam County in order to vote in school matters. After you have registered, you must vote at least once within a four-year period in order to retain your registration. If you continue to vote in school elections, it is not necessary to register each time.

Section 352 of the Election Law (1975) now permits voting in school elections for eligible residents who are duly registered to vote in general elections. Provisions have been established to allow for absentee voting in school elections.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must be a resident of the Mahopac School District for at least 30 days preceding the vote.
  • Must be at least 18 years old as of May 21, 2019.
  • Must be registered with the Putnam County Board of Elections to vote in general elections OR be registered with the School District’s Board of Registration or have voted in a school election within the past four years.

Registration:

Qualified residents may register at the District Office with the District Clerk during business hours from 9 to 3:00 pm, on any school business day up to May 15, 2019. There will be an extended night registration on May 15, 2019 until 7:00 pm in the District Office located at 179 East Lake Blvd.

New residents or those not registered are reminded that registration of voters is required in order to vote in the May 21, 2019 School Board Elections and Budget Vote. If you have already registered with Putnam County Board of Elections you do not need to register.

Absentee Ballots:

 

Applications for absentee ballots are available on the District’s website and at the District Office. All completed ballots are due in the office of the District Clerk by 5:00 pm on May 21, 2019. For more information, contact Melody LaRocca, District Clerk, LaroccaM@mahopac.k12.ny.us or 845-628-3415 x10550.

 

* This is also the voting day and time for the 2019-20 school budget and Board of Education candidates.  Please note the public budget hearing is Tuesday, May 7, 7pm at the Mahopac Falls Auditorium.