District Outlines Voter Registration Information for May 20, 2014 School District Budget and BOE Member Vote
Personal registration is required of voters to cast a ballot in the upcoming school district vote on the school district’s 2014-15 budget and for Board members to fill available positions on the Board of Education, pursuant to Section 2014 of the Education Law.
If an eligible voter is currently registered to vote with the Dutchess County Board of Elections, s/he is also eligible to vote in this election. All other persons who wish to vote must register with the District.
Any qualified voter may register to vote for the Annual Election and Budget Vote during regular school business hours, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on days when school is in session (September through June) and from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on business days (July and August) at the District Clerk’s Office (48 Knollwood Road, Rhinebeck, New York) or the Business Office, in the Rhinebeck High School/Middle School (45 North Park Road, Rhinebeck, New York), by providing proof of District residence, which may include one or more of the following items at the District’s discretion: driver’s license with picture, non-driver identification card with picture, passport, lease agreement, deed plus utility bill, and/or redacted copy of income tax return.
Persons wishing to register with the District to be eligible to vote on May 20, 2014 must register by May 15, 2014. A qualified voter is someone who is a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years of age and who has resided in the School District during the 30 days immediately preceding the Election and Vote. The residence in the School District must be the individual’s primary place of residence or domicile (not a weekend residence).