The Cooperstown Area

The Cooperstown Area

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Information on CARES act

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The State Board of Elections announced at its meeting on April 28 that the Governor has agreed to amend the state budget to include language authorizing the spending of federal CARES funds for elections and promising to commit a 20% match. The Lea

NY State Allows Absentee Ballot Voting for All NY Voters for June 23rd Primary Election

Elections 2020

The Covid-19 virus has caused many changes to the 2020 election cycle. The presidential primary has been cancelled. The June primary will be held on June 23.

Dates for the Village of Cooperstown election and school board and school budget elections will be held some time after June 1.

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