VOTE in the Municipal Election from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Results will be broadcast LIVE at 7:00 pm

The Municipal Election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 7th, 2023. Polls are open 8:00 AM until 7:00 PM.

The City of Rochester provides a guide that includes information on how to register to vote, determine voting wards, find polling locations, and see frequently asked questions. There are also links to sample ballots, absentee ballots, and more.

  • Click here to see the online guide. If you’ve visited the page and still feel unsure, contact the City Clerk’s Office for any questions or concerns.

The Rochester City Clerk’s Office is located on the first floor of City Hall, 31 Wakefield Street. Call (603) 332-2130 or visit for more information.

In addition to the voting guide, there have been two opportunities to hear from the candidates for Mayor, City Council, and School Board. The forums are run independently by the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and Rochester Listens, respectively.

  • Click here to watch the Candidate Forum for Mayor and City Council.
  • Click here to watch the Candidate Forum for School Board.

The results of the Municipal Election will be broadcast LIVE on GovTV. Tune in to Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline (formerly Atlantic Broadband/Metrocast Cablevision) Channel 26. In addition, the broadcast will be live-streamed on the city's website.