South Orangetown Central School District

Voting Information

Annual School District Vote & Board Election

The Annual School District Vote and Board Election will be held on May 18, 2021, 7:00AM-9:00PM. An election will be held for one Board of Education seats. The full three-year term for this seat is July 1, 2021–June 30, 2024.

To be a qualified voter you must be:

  • a US Citizen;
  • at least 18 years old by May 18, 2021;
  • a School District resident for 30 days immediately preceding the vote;
  • and registered to vote in School District elections and having voted in any School District election/vote during the past 4 calendar years.

Eligible voters currently registered to vote with the Rockland County Board of Elections are also eligible to vote.

All other persons who wish to vote must register with the District. Any qualified voter may register to vote during regular school business hours, from 8:00AM to 4:00PM on days when school is in session (September through June) and from 9:00AM to 3PM on business days during the summer at the District Clerk’s Office, Administration Building, 160 Van Wyck Road, Blauvelt, by providing proof of District residence.

Absentee Ballots

For this vote only, voters who do not wish to appear at the polling place due to the potential of contracting or spreading COVID-19 may request an absentee ballot from the Office of the District Clerk and mark “temporary illness” as the reason. Click here for the application.

  • If the applicant requests the absentee ballot be mailed, the application must be received by the District Clerk not later than 7 days before the election for which the absentee ballot is sought.
  • Otherwise, the application may be personally delivered to the District Clerk no later than the day before the election, at which time an absentee ballot will be provided.
  • Applications may not be submitted more than 30 days prior to the election.
  • If you are qualified for absentee voting and issued an absentee ballot, the ballot itself must be received by the District Clerk by 5:00PM on the day of the election in order to be canvassed.
    • Mailing address: District Clerk, South Orangetown Central School District, 160 Van Wyck Road, Blauvelt, NY 10913

Polling Locations

District #1: Blauvelt residents
South Orangetown Middle School
160 Van Wyck Road, Blauvelt

District #2: Orangeburg residents
Tappan Zee High School
15 Dutch Hill Road, Orangeburg

District #3: Tappan residents
William O. Schaefer Elementary School
140 Lester Drive, Tappan
**Note: Please park in the rear lot (entrance on Washington Avenue); voters will enter directly into the cafeteria.

District #4: Grandview, Palisades,
Piermont & Sparkill residents
Tappan Zee Education Center
(formerly Tappan Zee Elementary)
561 Route 9W, Piermont


Board of Education
160 Van Wyck Road
Blauvelt, NY 10913
[email protected]

Kathleen Muscari
District Clerk
(845) 680-1012