N.Y. Education Law Section 2603
Qualifications of voters

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


A citizen of the United States.


Eighteen years of age.


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


Where territory is added to a city school district by consolidation or alteration of boundaries pursuant to article 31 (School Districts)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.


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.


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.

Source: Section 2603 — Qualifications of voters, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EDN/2603 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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