Voter Information

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Voter Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Must have lived in the Pioneer School District for a period of not less than 30 days prior to the day of the vote. You must show proof of residence at the polls.

  • Must not be prohibited from voting under the provisions of section 5-106 of the Election Law

Proof of Residence:

**Please note that you are registering to vote the day of the vote, and this requires proof of residency, signature, printed name, and address.**

Forms of proof of residency can be one of the following:

  • Driver’s License

  • Non-driver identification card

  • Utility Bill

  • Voter registration card

Absentee Ballots:

  • Absentee ballots are automatically mailed to voters whose registration record on file with the county board of elections is marked “permanently disabled”

  • Absentee ballots may be requested by any qualified voter who will be unable to vote in person.

  • Requests for an absentee ballot application must be made to the District Clerk at 716-492-9305 or

  • Applications for absentee ballots are available beginning March 30th.

  • Applications for an absentee ballot must be received by the District Clerk at least seven days before the election, if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election, if the ballot is to be issued to the voter in person.

  • Absentee ballots must be received in the office of the District Clerk by 5:00 p.m. on the day of the election.

Military Ballots:

  • Are available to those qualified voters in actual military service, or

  • Will be absent from the district on the day of the election by reason of such service, or

  • Have been discharged from such military service within 30 days of an election, or

  • A spouse, parent, child or dependent of a service member accompanying the service member, and

  • They are qualified voters of the same district as the service member

  • Requests for a military ballot application must be made to the District Clerk at 716-492-9305 or


Application for Military Ballot:

  • Must submit a separate application for a military ballot for each separate election

  • May designate a preference for receiving the application by mail, FAX, or e-mail

  • Military ballots must be sent no later than 25 days before the election