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Voter Information


To be eligible to vote in any Ossining Union Free School District election, budget vote, or referendum, residents of the School District must be:  (1) at least 18 years of age; (2) be a United States citizen; and (3) reside within the District for at least 30 days prior to the date of the vote, and must be registered to vote.

Any person who resides in the Ossining Union Free School District election, budget vote, or referendum, residents must be registered.  If you are registered with the Westchester County Board of Elections, you are eligible to vote at the Annual District Budget Vote and Board of Education Elections and you do not have to register separately with the School District.  The School District has ongoing, personal registration if you wish to register only with the School District.

If you are unsure whether you are registered for general elections with the County, you can check your status - Click here to find out if you are registered with the Board of Elections.  If you need to update your name or address with the Board of Elections, please contact them directly at Westchester County Board of Elections or by phone at 914-995-2000. Forms are also available online.  

If you are not registered, you may register in one of the following ways:

1.  Register with the Westchester County Board of Elections using the New York State Voter Registration Form which can be found on their website.  Return your completed form to the Westchester County Board of Elections, 25 Quarropas Street, White Plains, NY  10601.

2.  You may file an online application with the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles.

3.  The Ossining Union Free School District has ongoing personal registration.  You may register in person in the Main Office of each of our school buildings or at the Office of the District Clerk, by appointment. 

The deadline to register is THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2023 (if you plan to vote on May 16, 2023).  Registrations received after May 11, 2023 will be added to the registration list for next year.   

Polling Place:  Ossining High School, 29 No. Highland Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562 (small gym)                                                  Polling Hours:  7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Candidate Packets:  Available in the Office of the District Clerk.  Nominating petitions are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 17th.  


Absentee ballots are available upon request from the District Clerk.  Voters must submit an Absentee Ballot Application to the District Clerk in order to obtain an Absentee Ballot.  Please submit your original completed Absentee Ballot Application to the District Clerk.  Upon receipt, the District Clerk will mail an Absentee Ballot to you.   The District Clerk must receive your completed Absentee Ballot by 5:00 p.m. on the day of the vote, May 16, 2023. Absentee Ballots will be available on April 18, 2023

Absentee Ballot Application - English

Absentee Ballot Application - Spanish


Military voters may apply to register as a qualified voter of the school district and/or submit an application for a military ballot.  You must submit your request for a Military Ballot to the District Clerk by April 20, 2023 before a Military Ballot can be sent to you (see application below).  Military voters must designate a  preference as to the manner by which to receive a military voter registration form, military ballot application, or military ballot by either mail, fax, or email in their request for such registration, ballot application or ballot.  

Military Voter Registration Form

Military Absentee Ballot Application

Annual Budget Hearing:  Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anne M. Dorner Middle School Cafeteria, 100 Van Cortlandt Avenue, Ossining, 10562.

Annual Budget Vote & Board of Education Election:  Tuesday, May 16, 2023, 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. - OHS small gym

Please contact the District Clerk for further information at 914.941.7700 x1317 or via email at