• Voter Qualifications

      • U. S. Citizen
      • At least 18 years old
      • A resident of the District for at least 30 days immediately preceding the election/vote
      • If a voter is not qualified to register for or vote in a general election under the Election Law (e.g. certain felons), not a qualified voter
      • In districts with personal registration of voters, registration with the County Board of Elections or with the School District

    Voter Registration Information
    You may register any weekday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the District Clerk’s Office located in the District Office at 580 White Plains Road. A special registration day is set for Thursday, May 12, 2022 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. The last day to register for the Budget Vote and Trustee Election is May 12, 2022. Anyone registered with the County Board of Elections who resides within the Eastchester Union Free School District is automatically registered to vote in school budget votes and elections.

    Click here for the registrant information form.

    Click here for the registrant information form in Spanish. 

    Military Voters
    Military Voters who are not currently registered to vote may apply to register as a qualified voter of the Eastchester Union Free School District. Military voters who are registered to vote may obtain an application for a military ballot for the Annual Budget Vote and Trustee Election on May 17, 2022 by contacting the District Clerk at 580 White Plains Road by phone (914) 793-6130, x4201, or by email lperrotta@eufsdk12.org. The Military Voter may indicate their preference for receiving the registration application and/or application for a military ballot by mail, facsimile, or email.The completed application to register and/or the application for a military ballot must be received by the District Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 22, 2022. Military ballots will be mailed or otherwise distributed no later than 25 days before the election. Military ballots must be returned by mail or in person and received by the District Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 17, 2022. 

    Absentee Ballots
    Absentee ballot applications are available at the District Office at 580 White Plains Road during normal business hours (8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) or by clicking here to download an application.

    Click here for the absentee ballot application in Spanish.

    Click here for instructions on absentee ballots.  

    In order to be counted, the absentee ballot must be received by the District Clerk by 5:00 p.m. on the day of the vote/election in order to be counted.

    You may request an absentee ballot if you are concerned about contracting COVID-19. Check option two (2), "temporary illness of physical disability."The absentee ballot application should be submitted in the original form with the original signature on it. It must be submitted at least seven days before the vote/election if the ballot will be mailed to the voter and by the day before the vote/election if the ballot will be personally picked up by the voter. In order to be counted, the absentee ballot must be received by the District Clerk by 5:00 p.m. on the day of the vote/election in order to be counted.

    Board of Education Candidates' Packets
    School Board Candidate Petition Packets may be obtained from the District Clerk at the District Office during normal business hours (8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.).  Completed nominating petitions (must be original) require at least 41 signatures of qualified voters and must be submitted to the District Clerk no later than Monday, April 18 at 5:00 p.m.

    There will be a lottery drawing for candidate positioning on the ballot in the District Office on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. 

    School Board Trustee Candidates
    Residents may vote for up to four (4) Board of Education Trustees.

    Below is a list of the trustee candidates. Click on each individual's name to learn more about them. 

    Meet the Candidates Night Zoom Recording: Follow this link to watch. 

    This event was hosted by the PTA Council and the League of Women Voters (LWV). The zoom recording link was provided by LWV. 

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    Candidates' Workshop
    The Westchester-Putnam School Boards Association Workshop for Prospective School Board Members will be held on Monday, April 4, 2022 via Zoom from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Candidates should register directly with WPSBA. To register, visit their website wpsba.org and click on the Prospective School Board Member Workshop on the homepage. You can also click here to register for the workshop. Please register by April 1, 2022. For questions, email info@wpsba.org or call 914-345-8737. 

    Legal Qualifications for Board Candidates
    To qualify for membership on the school board, an individual:

        • Must be able to read and write.
        • Must be a qualified voter of the District; that is, a citizen of the United States, at least 18 years of age or older, and not adjudged to be an incompetent. 
          (Note: a convicted felon is barred from running for a seat on a school board if his or her maximum prison sentence has not expired or if he or she has not been pardoned or discharged from parole).
        • Must be and have been a resident (but need not be a taxpayer) of the District for a continuous and uninterrupted period of at least one year immediately before the election.
        • May not have been removed from any school district office within the preceding year.
        • May not reside with another member of the same school board as a member of the same family.
        • May not be a current employee of the school board.
        • May not simultaneously hold another incompatible public office.