General Election 2021: Information, Protocols, Sample Ballot

Election Day


Polls will be open Tuesday, November 2, 2021 from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm at the FI Community Center, Suffolk County’s Polling Place #1.

Voting will take place on the 1st floor in the dining rooms. Voter registration/check-in, ballots, and voting booths, and Tabulator machine to cast your ballot will be located in the main dining room with exit through the smaller dining room back to the hallway.

No political signage/electioneering can be posted or take place within 100′ of the polling place.

THE COMMUNITY CENTER is open. Masks must be worn in the Cafe and please practice social distancing at the Poll. See more below.

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Find more information here:

Find the sample ballot (when it becomes available), links to several candidate contests, and propositions below. The CDC is advising to study the ballot ahead of time in order to spend less time in the polling places nationwide.

Postmaster Kathy Kauffman reminds us she is at the Fishers Island Post Office if anyone needs advice about mailing absentee ballots.

Suffolk County Board of Elections
700 Yaphank Ave
Yaphank NY 11980
Monday thru Friday – 9 AM to 4:30 PM
631-852-4515/ 631-852-4682

Polling Place #1 Guidelines & COVID-19 communication to voters:

  • Practice social distancing of 6′ at all times, and note signs and reminders at the polling place
  • Vote in-person on election day at off-peak times like mid-morning and mid-afternoon

Voting continues to remain accessible.

  • The absentee ballot application in accessible format is available on the State Board’s website at through October 18.
  • County Boards are required to have a BMD available for the absentee ballot period; and
  • BMDs must be provided during early voting and on election day


Click the images above for a larger version.

Find printable ballot sample in English and Spanish
by clicking this button

2020 General Election Ballot-Booklet V2 Southold Pages

Voting on Election Day

Polls in New York are open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Election Day. You can find your assigned polling place by visiting the New York State Board of Elections website. For questions about voting in Suffolk, contact the Suffolk County Board of Elections at 631-852-4500.

Key Races

The following are the key contested races that will be on the ballot for Suffolk County voters.

Meet the candidates running for local state, federal offices

Candidates in the November 2 election are running for the following Southold offices: Town Council, Highway Superintendent, Town Clerk, Trustee, and Fishers Island Justice.

Learn more about the candidates at: (Democrats) (Republicans)

Propositions on ballot this year

There are also five ballot measures being voted on. Learn more here:

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