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Erik J. Haight
Election Commissioner (R)

Board of Elections
47 Cannon Street,
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Voice (845) 486-2473   Fax (845) 486-2483

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Elizabeth (Beth) Soto
Election Commissioner (D)



To ensure every person eligible to vote in Dutchess County has an opportunity to register and vote in all elections.

Board of Elections Mission Statement ImageServices

1.  Register voters
2.  Maintain voter registration data base
3.  Conduct elections
4.  Receive campaign finance filings

Business Hours:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm 



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If you need to know how to:

  • find the location of your polling place;
  • download voter registration and absentee voter forms;
  • view "real time" posting of Primary and General Election returns, and
  • locate additional information regarding the work and services of the Board of Elections, visit our dedicated web site at







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