In order to vote in the Chappaqua Central School District's Annual Budget Vote/Election on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, you must be a registered voter.
To be eligible to vote you must:
- be a citizen of the United States.
- be at least 18 years old by May 18, 2021 (the date of the election).
- be a resident of the school district for at least 30 days prior to May 18, 2021.
- be registered with either the school district's board of registration or with the county board of elections. If you have previously registered to vote, but have not voted in either a school district or general election in the last four years, you must re-register to vote. (You can call the District Clerk to verify your registration status.)
Registration: You may register in person with Liisa Elsner, the School District Clerk, Chappaqua School District Education Center, 66 Roaring Brook Road, Chappaqua, New York, 10514 (238-7200 x1002) during regular business hours, up to five (5) days before the vote. The last day to register to vote is Thursday, May 13, 2021.
Absentee Ballots: Absentee ballot applications are available from Liisa Elsner, District Clerk at the Education Center during regular business hours (8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) or by downloading the application by clicking HERE.
If you are concerned about voting in person at the School District Budget Vote and Election on May 18, 2021 because of the possibility of contracting the COVID-19 virus, you may request an absentee ballot. In accordance with Executive Order 202.81 the fear of contracting the COVID-19 virus is considered an “illness”. When completing the application for absentee ballot, you must check the box "temporary illness or physical disability" to receive an absentee ballot.
Absentee ballot applications should be submitted in original form, with the original signature. It must be submitted at least seven days before the vote/election (May 11, 2021) if the ballot will be mailed to the voter and by the day before the vote/election (May 17, 2021) if the ballot will be personally picked up by the voter. Absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk by 5:00 p.m. on the day of the vote/election (May 18, 2021) in order to be counted.