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Saturday is the first early voting day in Monroe County



Rochester, New York – The presidential primary in New York is scheduled for April 2, but Monroe County is doing early voting this weekend.

At 17 specific locations, voters in Monroe County will have the opportunity to cast their ballots early beginning on Saturday and continuing through next Saturday.

• Bay Towne Plaza Shopping Center, 1900 Empire Blvd., Penfield
• David F. Gantt R-Center, 700 North Street, Rochester
• Edgerton R-Center, 41 Backus Street, Rochester
• Empire State University, 680 Westfall Road, Brighton (ASL interpreter at site)
• Henrietta Public Library, 625 Calkins Road (ASL interpreter at site)
• Irondequoit Community Center, 450 Skyview Centre Parkway
• Greece Town Hall Atrium, 1 Vince Tofany Blvd
• Monroe County Office Building, 39 W. Main Street, Rochester
• North Greece Road Church of Christ, 1039 North Greece Road
• Perinton Square Mall, 6720 Pittsford Palmyra Road
• Pittsford Town Court, 3750 Monroe Ave. Suite 950
• Resurrection Lutheran Church, 3736 St Paul Blvd., Rochester
• St. Theodore’s Catholic Church, 168 Spencerport Road, Gates
• Staybridge Suites Rochester University, 1000 Genesee Street, Rochester
• Susan B Anthony House, 17 Madison St., Rochester
• Sweden/Clarkson Community Center, 4927 Lake Road, Sweden
• Webster Justice Court Building, 1002 Ridge Road

The voting hours are as follows: Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Additionally, the introduction of early mail ballots for this year’s primary is a major development brought about by new legislation in 2023. Voters who are registered to vote may choose to cast their ballot by mail starting in 2024 by requesting an early ballot. Applications can be mailed 10 days before the election date, or they can be personally handed to the county’s Board of Elections until the day of the election.

In addition to regular in-person voting alternatives, early mail ballots are intended to provide voters with more flexibility by enabling them to participate in the election process safely and quickly.