1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Education
  4. Title 2: School District Organization
  5. Article 53: School Elections In City School Districts of Cities With Less Than One Hundred Twenty-five Thousand Inhabitants


Section 2603 Qualifications of voters

Education (EDN)

A person shall be entitled to vote at a school election in a city school district who is:

  1. A citizen of the United States.

  2. Eighteen years of age.

  3. a. A resident of the state and of the city school district for thirty days next preceding the election.

  b. Where territory is added to a city school district by consolidation or alteration of boundaries pursuant to article thirty-one of this chapter, residence in the territory so added shall be and shall be deemed to be residence in the city school district for the purposes of this section.

  c. Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this subdivision, no Indian who shall have resided on the Allegany Indian reservation for a period of thirty days preceding the election at which he offers to vote, shall be deemed ineligible to vote at any such election in the city school district of the city of Salamanca because of his residence on part of such reservation located outside of such city school district.

  4. No person shall have the right to register for or vote at any school meeting or election who would not be qualified to register for or vote at an election in accordance with the provisions of section 5-106 of the election law.