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NORTH ELBA | Incumbent supervisor Roby Politi will face a challenge from the former Democratic candidate for judge in 2015. more

Nov 2, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN — An Indian athlete will face an Essex County judge Aug. 18 to answer to charges stemming from his trip to America to compete in a world-class snowshoe event. more

Aug 8, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — A state supreme court judge has ordered Essex County to release electronic ballot scans and cast vote records from the 2015 local elections more

Feb 1, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

Should counties be put in a situation where they need to be the decision making body in matters of election law? more

Oct 12, 2016 9:14 AM Letters to the Editor


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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County is litigating a Freedom of Information Law request for the examination of ballots cast in last year’s general election. more

Oct 4, 2016 10:41 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — The county may be poised to see big savings in criminal court costs if Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs the indigent defense bill approved by the state legislature last month. more

Jul 21, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County Judge Richard Meyer has successfully fought back a challenge from his opponent, Brian Barrett, to appear on the Conservative Party’s ballot line in next month’s general election. more

Oct 23, 2015 1:35 PM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN — As the two candidates for county judge remain entrenched in combat, challenger Brian Barrett is sharpening his attacks on the incumbent, Judge Richard Meyer. more

Oct 2, 2015 6:30 AM The Sun


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WESTPORT — It was the first weekend of autumn and everyone was outside. They could be spotted raking leaves, painting houses and tarring roofs. Brian Barrett, a candidate for Essex County Judge, just wanted a few minutes of their time. more

Sep 30, 2015 7:00 AM The Sun 1 Comments


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TICONDEROGA — As he runs to retain his seat, Judge Richard Meyer says life on the stump has reminded him of how kind, welcoming and friendly people in Essex County are. more

Sep 30, 2015 7:00 AM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN – The opening of six absentee ballots on Friday has given Judge Richard Meyer a single-vote lead over Brian Barrett. more

Sep 18, 2015 3:06 PM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN — Despite the results of one major countywide race still hanging in the balance, candidates and party officials say they’re primed to get out the vote ahead of this November’s general election. more

Sep 15, 2015 7:00 AM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Conservative Party primary race for Essex County Judge is hanging by one vote. more

Sep 11, 2015 12:19 AM The Sun

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Brian Barrett stared intently at a list of voters, a wrinkled packet with tight rows of annotations scrawled in the margins. more

Sep 9, 2015 11:47 PM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County Judge Richard Meyer spent Wednesday morning hearing cases. After lunch, he began writing his decisions. more

Sep 9, 2015 8:37 PM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — The theft of campaign signs has apparently become so pervasive across the county that Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting has publicly chided the thieves in a call for civility. more

Sep 2, 2015 1:33 PM The Sun

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