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Schenectady County Election Results Available Online Starting Approximately At 9:30PM on Primary Day

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Voters Urged to Call Board of Elections With Any Issues or Concerns

The Schenectady County Board of Elections (SCBOE) announced that it will begin posting Primary Day results starting around 9:30pm on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. The results will be uploaded as they are available, to view click the Live Election Results link on

To be eligible to vote in a primary, you must live in the municipality where the primary election is taking place AND be an enrolled member in the specific party that has a primary election. The last day to enroll in a party or change party enrollment was February 14, 2021.

“If you have any questions or concerns about voting, please call us at the Board of Elections as soon as possible so we can assist you,” said Board of Elections Commissioners Amy Hild and Darlene Harris. “Too often we have voters contact us after election day, when it’s too late to help them.”

Primary Elections in Schenectady County

City of Schenectady

  • Democratic Primary
  • Working Families Primary (Schenectady County Legislative District #1 only)

Town of Rotterdam

  • Democratic Primary
  • Republican Primary
  • Conservative Primary
  • Working Families Primary

Town of Duanesburg

  • Conservative Primary

Town of Princetown

  • Conservative Primary

The towns of Glenville and Niskayuna do not have any primary elections this year.

Voting In-Person on Primary Day

Voters who are voting in person on Primary Day can look up their polling location at Polls are open from 6am to 9pm on Primary Day. Voters must arrive at the poll site by 9pm to cast a ballot.

Absentee Ballots

The last day to apply for an absentee primary ballot in person at the SCBOE is today (June 21, 2021).

Absentee ballots can be:

  • Returned in person to the Board of Elections by 9pm on Primary Day;
  • Dropped off at any Schenectady County polling site by 9pm on Primary Day; or
  • Postmarked by June 22, 2021.

If you have any questions about the Primary Election, call the Board of Elections for assistance at (518) 377-2469 as soon as possible.