November 2, 2021 is Election Day: News from the Tompkins County Board of Elections

In Tompkins County more than 300 people are needed to work as election inspectors and operate the polls on Election Day. In order to be a Democratic Poll Watcher you must be 17 or older, a registered Democratic voter in Tompkins County (or pre-registered if under 18), and enjoy people and service to others. https://www2.tompkinscountyny.gov/boe/pollworker Voter Registration for the General Election MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3)) Applications must be postmarked no later than October 8, 2021 and received by a board of elections no later than October 13, 2021 to be eligible to vote in the General Election. IN PERSON REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Sections 5-210, 5-211, 5-212) You may register at your local board of elections or any state agency participating in the National Voter Registration Act, on any business day throughout the year but, to be eligible to vote in the General Election, your application must be received no later than October 8, 2021. If honorably discharged from the US Military or have become a naturalized US Citizen after October 8, 2021, you may register in person at the Board of Elections up until October 23, 2021. CHANGE OF ADDRESS (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-208(3)) Notices of change of address from registered voters […]

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Voter Info

        Building Community in the Town of Dryden How, When, Where to Vote Voter Registration (postmark by Oct 8) https://www2.tompkinscountyny.gov/boe/howtoregister Where Do I Vote https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov/ Absentee Ballot Applications (postmark by Oct 26) https://www2.tompkinscountyny.gov/boe/absenteevoting Tompkins County BOE Map http://geo2.tompkins-co.org/html/?viewer=boe2013 Early Voting: Oct 23 – 31 at two locations Tompkins County Crash, Fire and Rescue 72 Brown Rd. Ithaca, 14850 Map Town of Ithaca Town Hall 215 N. Tioga St. Ithaca, 14850 Map ( ADA entrance on E Buffalo St. ) Early Voting Hours: Oct-23-2021 (Sat) : 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Oct-24-2021 (Sun) : 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Oct-25-2021 (Mon) : 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Oct-26-2021 (Tue) : 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm Oct-27-2021 (Wed) : 7:00 am – 3:00 pm Oct-28-2021 (Thu) : 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm Oct-29-2021 (Fri) : 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Oct-30-2021 (Sat) : 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Oct-31-2021 (Sun) : 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Election Day: Nov 2 Polling places in the Town of Dryden are listed on this map: Dryden Fire Station, 26 North St, Dryden, NY (election districts 3, 6, 7, and 10) Freeville Fire Department, 21 Union St, Freeville, NY (election district 2) Etna […]

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Statement from NYS Democratic Chairman on Incoming Governor Kathy Hochul

New York will finally have its first female Governor and we could not be in better hands. From assisting her mother run a transitional domestic violence shelter to helping make the property tax cap permanent, Kathy Hochul has always and relentlessly fought for the people of New York. Her experience at all levels of government – Town Board Member, County Clerk, Congresswoman, and Lieutenant Governor, makes her uniquely well-equipped to effectively govern the State at this time. I am confident that incoming Governor Hochul’s empathy, work ethic and authentic concern for the welfare of its citizens will make her an outstanding Governor for our State. Jay S. Jacobs NYS Democratic Chairman

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School Board Elections May 18th

Tompkins County school district elections are going to take place on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Here are links to information: Dryden School District – polls open 7:00am to 9:00pm at Middle School / High School Auditorium Budget, Candidates, Where to vote Ithaca Times Overview of Candidates Groton City School District – polls open noon to 9pm at Groton Central School District Office Budget, Candidates Ithaca City School District – polls open noon to 9pm: Complete information, including where to vote Budget Lansing School District – polls open 7:00am to 9:00pm at Elementary School Teacher Center Budget info, candidates, newsletter Newfield School District – polls open noon to 9:00pm Budget Where to vote Tompkins Weekly Overview of Candidates Trumansburg School District – polls open noon to 9:00pm Where to vote, budget, and candidate statements Ithaca Times Overview of Candidates

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Statement on Incident at Dryden Comprehensive Plan Meeting

The Town of Dryden firmly believes that diversity makes our community stronger. The more there is, the better. We strive to be an inclusive environment, and we welcome all people regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We know that each one of us possesses distinct traits, stories, and talents that are to be respected.

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