Freedom of Information Requests (FOIL)

Policy Authority

Part 1401.2(b) of the Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York and Section 6202 of the Official Rules and Regulations of the New York State Board of Elections.

Records Available

Most records maintained by the Erie County Board of Elections are available for public access on this website. All other records, except those exempted from public access by law, are available by request for examination or copying in the public review areas of the Erie County Board of Elections, 134 W. Eagle St., Buffalo, NY, 14202 on regular business days from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Types of information available: Voter data, Voter history, Election history, Absentee Voters, Military Voters, Federal Voters, Petition information, Elected Offices information, Apportionment information, Campaign Finance, Maps, DS-200 information, AutoMark information, Inspector information, Sample ballots, Poll books and BOE budget information. When requested, paper copies can be made by this agency for $.25 per page. For other formats please see our  pdf_icon_mini pricing chart.

How to Request Access to Public Records

You may call (716) 858-8891 to have a request form mailed or faxed to you, or you may print a PDF version of the pdf_icon_mini  FOIL request form.

Please mail or deliver a completed, signed form with the necessary payment to:

FOIL Request Dept.
Erie County Board of Elections
134 W. Eagle Street
Buffalo, New York 14202

FOIL Department Contacts

Mary Ann Gray (716) 858-7818
Robin Sion (716) 858-7840