Today is Primary Election Day, where several key races will decide party nominees to compete in the General Elections set for Tuesday, November 3.
Residents who didn’t already vote early or by absentee can do so until 9:00 tonight at various polling places across Cortland and Tompkins Counties.
Several changes are in place this year resulting from a shortage of poll workers and equipment caused by COVID-19.
Cortland County changes
- Pump House (75 Broadway, Cortland) – MERGED WITH SUNY PARK CENTER
- Beaudry Park (57 Scammel St, Cortland) – MERGED WITH TC3 CORTLAND
- County Office Building (60 Central Ave, Cortland) – MOVED TO 37 CHURCH STREET
- Grange Building (100 Grange Pl, Cortland) – MOVED TO 37 CHURCH STREET
- C’Ville Town Hall (3577 Terrace Rd, Cortland) – MERGED WITH C’VILLE MUN GARAGE
- Homer Town Hall (31 N Main Street, Homer) – MERGED WITH HOMER FIRE/COMM
- Scott Methodist Church (NYS 41, Scott) – MERGED WITH PREBLE
- Harford Town Hall (394 NYS RT 38, Harford) – MERGED WITH VIRGIL
- Lapeer Town Garage (Clarks Corners Rd, Lapeer) MERGED WITH MARATHON
- Willet Town Hall (1425 NYS 41, Willet) – MERGED WITH MARATHON
- Truxton Fire Station (3741 NYS 13, Truxton) – OPEN****
- Taylor Town Hall (3304 RT 26, Cincinnatus) – MERGED WITH CINCINNATUS
Tompkins County changes
- Kendal of Ithaca site moved to First Congregational Church.
- St. Luke’s and Titus Towers have been moved to the Town of Ithaca Town Hall
- West Danby Fire Station will vote at the Danby Fire Station
- Ellis Hollow and College Circle Apartment locations are moved to South Hill Business Campus
Absentees can still be turned in by the end of the day today.
As of yesterday afternoon, the Cortland County BOE reported just over 60% have already come in:
126th Assembly – 1794 issued, 1073 received (60%)
125th Assembly – 1402 issued, 859 received (61%)
Presidential Primary – 2605 issued, 1600 received (61%)
WXHC will also also be watching the Congressional District 22 race between Republicans Claudia Tenney and George Phillips.
Voters that experience problems can report issues to the Attorney General’s Office Election Day Hotline by calling 1-800-771-7755.
Written help requests can also be submitted at any time at ag.ny.gov.
Hotline calls and written requests for election-related assistance are processed by attorneys and staff in the Attorney General’s Civil Rights Bureau.