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Absentee Ballot Information

To be a qualified voter you must be a US Citizen, at least 18 years old, a School District resident for 30 days immediately preceding the vote, and registered to vote in School District elections and having voted in any School District election/vote during the past 4 calendar years. 

If you are not registered, you can register with the County Board of elections by mail or remotely through the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles website at:https://dmv.ny.gov/more-info/electronic-voter-registration-application


Voting will be in-person on May 18, 2021 between the hours of 7:00 am and 9:00 pm in the Gym, at the Van Cortlandtville Elementary School, 3100 East Main Street, Route 6, Mohegan Lake, NY 10547.

Please see below for information on Registering to Vote and/or requesting an Absentee Ballot.

Registering to Vote

Register online with the New York Department of Motor Vehicles.
Register by mail by submitting the Westchester County Board of Elections registration form to 25 Quarropas Street, White Plains, NY 10601 or to the Putnam County Board of Elections at 25 Old Route 6, Carmel, NY 10512.

Check to see if you are registered to vote HERE 

Register to Vote (for school district elections only) with the District Clerk, any school business day prior to May 12, 2021 between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:00 pm at the District Clerk’s office, located at 1086 East Main Street, Shrub Oak, NY 10588.


Qualified Voter

A qualified voter must be 18 years old by May 18, 2021, a citizen of the United States and a resident within the Lakeland Central School District for 30 days immediately preceding the vote, and not otherwise prohibited from voting.


Absentee Ballot Application

If you are unable to vote in person on May 18, 2021, you must submit an absentee ballot application available HERE (English version) – HERE (Spanish version).  Contact the District Clerk's office 914-245-1700 ext. 39022, districtclerk@lakelandschools.org to have an application mailed to you.

Absentee Ballot applications must be completed by the person requesting the ballot and received by mail or in-person at the office of the District Clerk by 2:00 PM on May 11, 2021 if the ballot is to be mailed or by 4:00 PM on Monday, May 17, 2021 if Ballot is to be delivered personally. Absentee Ballots will be mailed via First Class mail only.

You may request an absentee ballot if you are concerned about contracting COVID-19. Check box 1. “temporary illness or physical disability”.

Absentee Ballot

Absentee Ballots must be returned by 5:00 PM on May 18, 2021. They will then be secured until the polls officially close and will be counted with the other votes.