May 28, 2020
From Mayor John Buckley:
In light of the recent coronavirus outbreak and the resulting COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Hornell and Steuben County Board of Elections will be changing the polling location for the 9th and 10th city wards effective immediately. This change will affect the primary and general elections.
All voters in the 9th and 10th wards will now cast their ballot at the Hornell Community Arts Center (formerly the old Ponderosa Restaurant) located at 56 Broadway Mall. The previous polling site for 9th and 10th ward residents was The Hornell Gardens.
Mayor John Buckley said – “The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the forefront of all our minds the need to protect our nursing homes and those that reside there. In the interest of protecting nursing home residents and those on the frontlines who provide care for them, we have made the decision to change the polling location to better serve the public.”
Steuben County Election Commissioner Vicky Olin said – Looking forward, this may be the first of several poll sites changes in order to keep our community safe now and in the future.
Thank you for your understanding and remember “Your Vote Counts” on Election Day.