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Budget Vote and Election Change

Dear Clarkstown Community,

Today, N.Y Governor Andrew Coumo issued executive order 202.39 which amends the date of the budget vote and election from June 9th to June 16th with provisions as outlined. A complete copy of the executive order is attached.

The executive order says in part:

  • Sections 2018-a and 2018-b of the Education Law, to the extent necessary to allow:  any absentee ballot for an election held on June 9, 2020 and received by mail in the office of the clerk of the school district not later than June 16, 2020 to be canvassed for such election.   
  • No ballots for such election shall be accepted by the clerk of the school district after 5 p.m. on June 9, 2020 except those received by mail in accordance with this provision 
  • Any receptacle used for hand delivery of absentee ballots in such election shall be closed and removed at 5 p.m. on June 9, 2020;  
  • The ballots therein shall remain unopened pending delivery of mailed ballots, and shall be removed and canvassed after 5 p.m. on June 16, 2020


Executive Order 202.39