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Dutchess County Board of Elections

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Commissioner Information
Erik J. Haight (R)
Frances A. Knapp (D)

About Us

Below we list the just a few of the responsibilities, mission and quick contact information of the Dutchess County Board of ELECTIONS.


The Dutchess County Board of elections is responsible for:

  1. Voter registration, outreach and processing
  2. Maintain and update voter record
  3. Processing and verification of petitions/documents for political and party offices
  4. Campaign finance disclosures of candidates and campaign committees
  5. Recruiting, training and certification of election officials
  6. Operation of poll site locations
  7. Ensure each voter their right to vote at the polls or by absentee ballot
  8. Canvassing and certification of the vote
  9. Voter education, notification and dissemination of election information
  10. Preparation of maps of various political subdivisions


Mailing Address

mailbox The mailing address and physical location of the Dutchess County Board of Election Office is :

47 Cannon Street
Poughkeepsie, New York 12601


Telephone Numbers


Main Telephone: 845-486-2473
FAX: 845-486-2483



Electronic mail


Electronic mail for General Information: dutchesselections@dutchessny.gov



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