Yates election petitions can be signed in June
YATES COUNTY—Petition packets for the November general election are now available at the Yates County Board of Elections.
People interested in running for office in the various town and county elections this year can pick up a petition packet. According to the board of elections, all 14 of the county legislator seats will be on the ballots. The county sheriff, clerk, and coroner are also on the ballot.
The town offices up for elections are:
Barrington: Two council seats.
Benton: Supervisor, two town council seats, clerk, tax collector, justice, and highway superintendent.
Italy: Supervisor, two council seats, clerk, highway superintendent, and assessor.
Jerusalem: Supervisor, two council seats, clerk, highway superintendent, and assessor.
Middlesex: Supervisor, two council seats, clerk, and highway superintendent.
Milo: Supervisor, two council seats, and justice.
Potter: Two council seats and justice.
Starkey: Supervisor, two council seats, clerk/tax collector/registrar, highway superintendent, and justice.
Torrey: Supervisor, one council seat, clerk/tax collector, highway superintendent, and justice.
Party Designating Petitions (Republican and Democrat) may be signed now and can be filed at the Board of Elections starting July 11, between the hours 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. The last day for party petitions to be accepted is July 14 at 5 p.m.
Independent Nominating Petitions can be circulated for signatures beginning on July 12 and can be filed starting Aug. 16 at the board of elections during regular business hours. The last day to submit independent petitions is Aug. 23, by 5 p.m.
The new Political Calendar is available on the Yates County Web site, www.yatescounty.org. The primary election this year will be held on Sept. 13.
If you are not currently registered to vote in this year’s elections, it is not too late to register. Forms are available at your local post office, town office, library, or the Yates County Board of Elections office or Web site.