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Board of Elections

Office Hours and Contact Information
378 S. Main Street 

P.O. Box 588 
Elmira, NY 14902-0588 
Phone:  (607) 737-5475 
Fax:  (607) 737-5499

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Board of Elections Staff


Cynthia E. Emmer (D)
Phone: (607) 737-5479  Email:

Peter FA. Finnerty (R)
Phone: (607) 737-5478  Email:

Deputy Commissioners 
Mary Collins (D)
Phone: (607) 737-5476  Email:

Linda Forrest (R)
Phone: (607) 737-5477  Email:

Election Administrative Specialist 

Tina Kane (D)
Phone: (607) 734-0546  Email:

Jenrie Bennett (R)
Phone: (607) 734-0543  Email:

The Chemung County Board of Elections is responsible for administering all aspects of elections in the County including all national, state, county, city and town elections.   The office duties and responsibilities are mandated by New York State Election Law and rules and regulations are defined by the New York State Board of Elections.   The Board provides election supplies to villages, fire districts and school districts which conduct their own elections, registers eligible citizens to vote, performs various public education services, provides pertinent information to the candidates seeking an elective office, and accepts and rules on petitions.

The Chemung County Board of Elections is administered by two Election Commissioners who are elected by the county committees of their respective political party and their appointments are approved by the County Legislature.   Each Commissioner is assisted by a Deputy Commissioner and office staff. 


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Chemung County
203 Lake Street
Elmira, NY 14901

County Executive Thomas J. Santulli
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