Early voting begins Saturday: What you need to know

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MONROE COUNTY, N.Y. (WROC) — Early voting will begin Saturday June 12, for nine days. Residents in Monroe County will have 14 sites county-wide to choose from.

Early voting dates and times:

  • Saturday, June 12th — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 13th — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Monday, June 14th — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 15th — 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 16th — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 17th — 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday, June 18th — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 19th — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 20th — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Early Voting locations:

  • David F. Gantt Community Center — 700 North St, Rochester, NY 14605 
  • Boys & Girls Club — 500 Genesee St, Rochester, NY 14611
  • Sibley Square — 250 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14604
  • Edgerton Recreation Center — 41 Backus St, Rochester, NY 14608
  • Norton Village Recreation Center — 350 Waring Rd, Rochester, NY 14609
  • SUNY Empire State College — 680 Westfall Rd, Rochester, NY 14620
  • Town of Chili Senior Center — 3235 Chili Ave, Rochester, NY 14624
  • North Greece Road Church of Christ — 1039 N Greece Rd, Rochester, NY 14626
  • Henrietta Public Library — 625 Calkins Rd, Rochester, NY 14623
  • Irondequoit Public Library — 1290 Titus Ave, Rochester, NY 14617
  • PCC Community Room — 1985 Baird Rd, Penfield, NY 14526
  • Perinton Square Mall — 6720 Pittsford Palmyra Rd, Fairport, NY 14450
  • Sweden Clarkson Community Center — 4927 Lake Rd, Brockport, NY 14420
  • Webster Library — 980 Ridge Rd, Webster, NY 14580

Monroe County Board of Elections Commissioner Jackie Ortiz says last fall, early voting was an incredible hit.

While the primaries tend to have a lower turnout, she’s hoping and begging the community to bring that same energy again from last year’s voting turnout again.

Some of the big races include the Mayoral race, county court judges, City Council at large, a few school board seats, and all county legislature seats.

If you liked the absentee ballot option last fall, you still have that option.

“Absentee is still on the table,” said Ortiz. “Anyone throughout the end of this year has that ability if its the method you prefer, please take advantage of that, the last day to postmark an application for that is June 15.”

She says the volume of applications is lower than last fall. However, they were not required to mail out applications to everyone registered this year.

Ortiz says they’re also still on the search for more poll workers and interpreters.

You have to be 18 years or older to be a worker, and registered to vote so the BOE can evenly divide workers among party affiliation.

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