2019-2020 Budget Vote / BOE Member Election Information
The 2019-2020 Budget Vote and BOE Member Election: The next Budget Vote, BOE Member Election date is Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Once again the polls, located at Haviland Middle School Gymnasium, will be open from 6:00 a.m. until 9:00 pm with the Annual BOE meeting following the vote.Who Does NOT have to register to vote:
Who DOES need to register to vote:
- Anyone who registered to vote with the Dutchess County Board of Elections and/or the Hyde Park Central School District AND has voted in a school district, primary, or presidential vote within the past four (4) years.
- Qualified voters who have NOT registered with the Board of Elections or the School District.
- Qualified voters who have NOT voted within in a primary, presidential, or school district vote within the past four (4) years.
- Students who will turn 18 by the day of the school district vote, may register to vote.
To register to vote electronically go to http://dmv.ny.gov/more-info/electronic-voter-registration-application
or to print out a voter registration form go to Dutchess County Board of Elections at http://www.dutchesselections.com/Forms/voteform.pdf
Voter Registration: The Hyde Park Central School District will also hold voter registration on Thursday, May 9, 2019 between the hours of 4 pm and 8 pm at the administration office, 11 Boice Road. This is the last day to register to vote at this year's vote.
Absentee Ballot Information for May 21, 2019 Vote
Absentee Ballot Applications:
Beginning April 2, 2019, Absentee ballot applications will be available.
To get an absentee ballot, e-mail or call the District Clerk and request an absentee ballot application. firstname.lastname@example.org or 845-229-4000 ext.1001 or print form from link below.
Complete the application and return it to the District Clerk no later than 7 business days prior to the vote (by MAY 10, 2019).
Absentee ballots will be mailed to the applicant / or the applicant can personally pick up their ballot from the District Clerk at the District Office, on or after April 17, 2019, during business hours, M-F between 8-4.
Absentee ballots should be returned to the District Clerk in the envelope provided. Hand delivered ballots will be accepted by District Clerk at the district office until May 20, 2019 at 4:00 or on the day of the vote, May 21, 2019, at Haviland Middle School until 5:00 pm.
If you have any questions please contact the District Clerk at (845)229-4000 ext 1001.
Board Candidate Packets for the Board Member Election on May 21, 2019 will be available on March 14, 2019. Three seats will be up for election.
Starting March 14, 2019, the District Clerk will have application packets available to be picked up at the District Office, 11 Boice Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538, M-F between 8:00 and 4:00 unless there is a holiday* or closing. Board Member Application packets contain everything you need to run for an open board seat, including signature pages and expenditure statements.
IMPORTANT DEADLINE: Signature Pages and candidate information must be received by the District Clerk at the District Office (see above) with 33 signatures and addresses of qualified voters (no POs) no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, April 22, 2019. (*note, school is not in session on 4/22 but the District Office is open). If you have any questions about running for the Board of Education, please contact the District Clerk or speak to any of our current Board members.