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Voter Registration Deadline is October 14, 2022

LITTLE VALLEY -- Cattaraugus County Election Commissioners Kevin Burleson and Cortney Spittler announced the last day to register to be eligible to vote in the upcoming General Election is Friday, Oct. 14, 2022.

Tuesday, Nov. 8 is Election Day in Cattaraugus County. Voter registration forms are available at the Board of Elections office at 207 Rock City St. Suite 100, Little Valley or at town and village clerks and county post offices. Forms are also available for download from the New York State Board of Elections web site or at In addition, voters may also register online through the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles at

New York State Election Law requires that to be eligible to vote in General Election, registrations must be postmarked no later than Friday, Oct. 14 and received by the Board of Elections by Oct. 19. Applicants must be 18 years of age on or before Election Day, a citizen of the U.S. and have lived in the county for at least 30 days before the election.

Countywide, voters will cast their votes for governor and lieutenant governor, state comptroller, attorney general, United States Senator, five State Supreme Court justices, Representative in Congress for the 23rd District, Member of Assembly for the 148th District, Cattaraugus County judge, county clerk and county coroner.

Local races will take place in City of Olean Wards 1, 3, 5; all five City of Salamanca wards; and the towns of Conewango, Dayton, Farmersville, Humphrey, Ischua, Mansfield, Napoli, Otto, Perrysburg, Persia, Red House and Yorkshire.

There are two countywide propositions on the ballot. The first is approval of the New York State Clean Water, Clean Air, and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act of 2022. The second is a proposal is A Local Law in Relation to the Reapportionment of the County Legislative Districts of Cattaraugus County, reducing the number of county legislators from 17 to 15. In addition, the Town of Dayton ballot contains three local town propositions, the first expanding the term of the Town Supervisor from two to four years, the second expanding the term of the Town Clerk from two to four years, and the third abolishing the elected highway superintendent position in favor of an appointed highway superintendent.

Sample Ballots and information on Early Voting locations and hours will be available at for the Nov. 8, 2022 General Election.

For more information, please contact the Board of Elections at 716-938-2400 through 2403

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