N.Y. Education Law Section 2012
Qualifications of voters at district meetings


A person shall be entitled to vote at any school meeting or election for the election of school district officers, and upon all other matters which may be brought before such meeting or election, who is:

1.

A citizen of the United States.

2.

Eighteen years of age.

3.

A resident within the district for a period of thirty days next preceding the meeting or election at which he offers to vote.

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 Election Law § 5-106 (Qualifications of voters)section 5-106 of the election law. No person shall be deemed to be ineligible to vote at any such meeting or election, by reason of sex, who has the other qualifications required by this section; and notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this section, no Indian eighteen years of age or over who, having been born in the United States to a member of an Indian tribe, or having been naturalized or otherwise acquired citizenship, shall have resided on an Indian reservation in the state for a period of thirty days next preceding the meeting or election at which he offers to vote or the spouse of such Indian shall be deemed ineligible to vote at any such meeting or election of the school district where the majority, as determined by the commissioner, of the Indian children of such reservation are being educated under a contract pursuant to subdivision two of § 4101 (Duties of commissioner regarding Indian children)section forty-one hundred one of this chapter, except that the parents or guardians of Indian children of such reservation who are being educated in the schools of a district other than the district which educates the majority of such children, shall be eligible to vote only in the district where their children are being so educated.

Source: Section 2012 — Qualifications of voters at district meetings, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EDN/2012 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

2001
Notice of first meeting of district
2002
Time and place of annual meeting
2003
Notice of annual meeting in common school district
2004
Notice of annual meeting in union free school district
2005
Special meeting to transact business of annual meeting
2006
Special meeting in common school district
2007
Special meeting in union free school district
2008
Call of special district meeting by district superintendent
2009
Additional requirements of notice where tax to be authorized to be levied in installments
2010
Effect of want of due notice of district meetings
2011
Duty to attend district meetings
2012
Qualifications of voters at district meetings
2014
Registration of voters
2015
Register to be filed
2016
Review of registration procedure by supreme court or county judge
2017
Division of union free school district into election districts
2018
Nomination of candidates for the office of member of the board of education in all union free school districts or for the office of membe...
2018‑A
Absentee ballots for school district elections
2018‑B
Absentee ballots for school district elections by poll registration
2018‑C
Additional voting procedures
2018‑D
Military voters
2018‑E
Early mail ballots for school district elections
2019
Declaration in case of challenge of voter
2019‑A
Voting by persons whose names are not in the registration poll ledgers
2020
Penalty for false declaration or unauthorized vote
2021
Powers of voters
2022
Vote on school district budgets and on the election of school district trustees and board of education members
2023
Levy of tax for certain purposes without vote
2023‑A
Limitations upon school district tax levies
2023‑B
Certification of compliance with tax levy limit
2024
Reference to commissioner of education
2025
Procedures at school district meetings
2029
Poll list
2030
Ballot box
2031
Election of officers
2031‑A
Electioneering within one hundred feet of polling place prohibited
2032
Ballots for election of school district officers
2033
Voting after closing of polls
2034
Canvass of votes
2035
Use of voting machines at school district meetings or elections
2036
Effect of failure to appoint or elect qualified voters as district meeting or election officials
2037
Determination of meeting or election disputes
2038
Application of article
2039
Application of article

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 2012’s source at nysenate​.gov

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