Election set for next Tuesday, Nov. 5
TRI-COUNTY AREA—There will be multiple contested seats that will be decided in next week’s General Election Tuesday, Nov. 5.
In Yates County, the contested races include the district attorney race between incumbent Jason Cook and challenger Valerie Gardner. The race in Legislative District 1 (Italy, Jerusalem and Middlesex) is also being contested, as six candidates run for four open seats. Incumbents Taylor Fitch, Robert Multer and Douglas Paddock are on the ballot with challengers Margaret Dunn, Elden Morrison and Gary Montgomery. For a list of polling locations in Yates County, visit the Yates County board of elections website at www.yatescounty.org/display_page.asp?pID=74.
In Schuyler County, there are contested races in Legislative Districts 1, 2, 3 and 4. In District 1, incumbents Barbara Halpin, Glenn Larison and challenger Michael Burns are running for one open seat. In District 2, Shirley Barton and Van A. Harp are on the ballot for one open seat. Michael Lausell and John R. White are vying for one seat in District 3, while Paul Cartwright and James W. D. Howell Jr. are contending for one seat in District 4.
In Cayuta, William Barrett, Ted Dudgeon and Steven Brown are competing for two open seats on the town council. In Dix, Harold Russell and Scott Yaw are on the ballot for town supervisor, while Jeffrey Meehan, Craig Gardner and F. Joe Hammond are running for two available seats on the town council.
Hector’s three four-year term seats on the town council are being competed for by Daryl Anderson, Melissa Chipman, Debra Reid, Michael Bergen, Beverly N. Morley and Alvin J. White. The two-year unexpired term is being competed for by Bo Lipari and S. David Poyer.
There is a contested race for two open positions on the Tyrone town council. Incumbent councilwoman Pamela Grimmke is campaigning against challengers Alan Hurley and Christopher Bason.
For a list of polling locations in Schuyler County, visit the Schuyler County board of elections website at www.schuylercounty.us/Index.aspx?NID=128.
Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
A complete profile of the candidates in Yates County can be found in The Observer and Schuyler’s profiles are in the REVIEW&EXPRESS this week.