Voters will go to the polls Tuesday to decide primary elections in three area counties for candidates for town offices. Polls are open from noon to 9 p.m. The election is open to voters registered with the applicable political party, living in the towns where elections will be held. Absentee ballot applications must be filed today. Additional information is available from local boards of election (see below).
Five of the 19 towns in Delaware County will hold primary elections on Tuesday. Democrats will hold primaries in Andes and Middletown; Republicans, in Colchester, Delhi and Kortright. Candidates are as follows:
Andes Town Council (2)
Samuel Fundaro, Thomas Joyce, R. Dale Cole
Arthur Merrill, Cindy Donofrio
Colchester Town Council (2)
Julie Markert, Mark Mattson, Alan Donner
Peter Bracci, Mark Tuthill
Delhi Town Council (2)
Kevin Lee, James Bracci, Thomas Little
Kortright Town Council (2)
John Every, Jeffrey Haynes, Margaret Kenyon
Marjorie Miller, Nelson Delameter
For information: Delaware County Board of Elections, 746-2315; www.co.delaware.ny.us/departments/elec/elec.htm.
Voters in eight Otsego County towns will vote in a Republican-only primary. Candidates are as follows:
Edmeston Council (2)
Edward Shutz, Scott Convis, Richard Wayman
Edmeston Highway Superintendent
Richard Gott, Danny Hawes, Paul Tasior
Laurens Highway Superintendent
Ronald Fink, Wayne Shulgay
Maryland Highway Superintendent
Timothy Walke, Ken Otten
Lynn Joy, Deborah Newell
Otsego Highway Superintendent
John Schallert Jr., Shawn Mulligan
Pittsfield Council (2)
Carole Barry, Jeffrey Utter, William Johnson
Francis Enjem, Nicholas Palevsky
Monica Harris, Susan Cantwell
Richfield Council (2)
Laurie Bond, E. Lawrence Budro, Paul Palumbo, William Seamon
Unadilla Highway Superintendent
Rodney Renwick, Tracy Winchester
Voters in four Chenango County towns, and the city of Norwich, will vote Tuesday in the Republican-only primary.
George Westcott, Gwendolyn Hinman.
Coventry Council (2)
Robert Boudreau, George Broeg, Sara Cook, John Wicks Jr.
George Seneck, Jeffrey McCormick.
Norwich (city) Alderman
Ward 4: Walter Schemerhorn, Linda Kays-Biviano.
Ward 6: Daniel Palmer, Thomas LoPiccolo
Oxford Council (2)
John Hoffman, Paul Brennan, Ronald Charles
Frederick Heisler Jr., Roger Connelly
Smithville Highway Superintendent
Bruce Kinney, Harold Schultes
For information: Chenango County Board of Elections, 337-1760.