Board of Elections Announcement – UPDATED 4/13/2020.

UPDATE 4/13/2020: The Essex County Board of Elections office is OPEN to the Public.

UPDATE 3/27/2020: The Essex County Board of Elections office will be CLOSED to the public so that we can ensure the health and safety of our staff during this challenging time.

Essex County Board of Elections remains committed to ensuring that the needs of voters and candidate are addressed and protected. To that end:

If you need a voter registration form, please download one at   

If you need an absentee ballot application for the Democratic Presidential Primary or other elections, please download one at

Both the absentee ballot application and voter registration form should be available at your local US Post Office.  If you require an application to be sent to you, please call the Board of Elections at 518-873-3474 or email at

For other matters, contact one of the Commissioners

Republican Commissioner Allison McGahay at 518-524-2408 or

Democratic Commissioner Sue Montgomery Corey at 518-225-3556 or

We appreciate your patience in this challenging time and wish you and your family and neighbors good health.

For more information about the Board of Elections, see our website at: