Contested supervisor races in Ticonderoga and Putnam headline Election Day battles in the area. Voters will go the polls Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Contested supervisor races in Ticonderoga and Putnam headline Election Day battles in the area.
Voters will go the polls Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Bill Grinnell, Deb Malaney and Steve Whitford are seeking to become the next Ticonderoga supervisor.
Grinnell will be on the Republican line in the November general election, where he’ll face Malaney, who has filed as an independent, and Steve Whitford, also an independent.
Grinnell won the Republican primary Sept. 10, garnering 153 votes to defeat incumbent Deb Malaney. Malaney got 85 votes.
Malaney is a two-term incumbent. Whitford is a town trustee.
The candidates will face off in a candidate’s forum Friday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. in the Community Building auditorium. The forum will be moderated by Walt Lender and Margaret Lauman.
Ticonderoga will also have a race for two town board seats. Democrat Fred Hunsdon Sr., Independent Chattie VanWert, Republican Dorcey Crammond and Republican James Kolysko are running.
John LaPointe and Patricia Frost will face off for supervisor in Putnam.
LaPointe, the incumbent Republican, is seeking his 14th term this Election Day. Democrat Frost is challenging LaPointe.
Putnam voters have several choices to make this fall. Republicans Greg Harris and Cathie Burke are each seeking re-election to the town board. They’re being challenged by Democrats Richard Malaney and Richard White.
Also on the ballot are incumbent town clerk Patricia Wilson and highway superintendent Gary Treadway. Both are Republicans and are unopposed.
Tim Garrison and Luci Carpenter secured the Republican nominations for two town board seats in Moriah during the primary vote. Garrison, an incumbent, received 77 votes and Carpenter 74. They will face independent Corey Steigleman Election Day.
Also on the ballot will be Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava and assessor Paul Mazzotte. Both are Republicans running unopposed.
William Tribou III, who won the Republican nomination for town justice in Schroon during the primary, will face Cheryl Indelicato, Paul Mieras and Tracy Hanchett on Election Day.
Also on the ballot in Schroon will be Supervisor Michael Marnell, assessor Thomas Erikson and town board members Roger Friedman and Margaret “Meg” Wood. All are Republicans running unopposed.
In the general election Supervisor Charles Harrington is seeking re-election. Walter Worth and Sherlene Simpson Barrows are running for town board. Eugene Ingleston Jr is running for highway superintendent.
All are Republicans.
Election Day Democrat Robert Dobie, Republican Marshall Gero and Republican John King will seek two seats on the town board.
Bruce Caza, a Republican, is running for assessor and Republican Deborah Marie Duntley is running for town justice. Both are unopposed.