November 8, 2016
Today is Election day! The polls are open from now unil 9pm tonight. The big race, of course, is for the White House, all the candidates running are:
Democrat Hillary Clinton, Republican Donald Trump, the Libertarian Party’s Gary Johnson and the Green Party’s Jill Stein.
Below are the big New York State races:
U.S. SENATE: Democrat U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, Republican Wendy Long, Libertarian Alex Merced, and Green Party candidate Robin Wilson. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is not up for re-election this year.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: Corning Republican Congressman Tom Reed and Jamestown Democrat John Plumb. (Both candidates are on this morning’s Newsmaker Show.)
STATE SUPREME COURT in STEUBEN COUNTY: Democrat Tonya Ettinger, Republican Charles Schiano, and Working Families Party candidate Mimi Satter.
STATE SENATE (STEUBEN COUNTY) State Senator Tom O’Mara (R, BIg Flats) and Leslie Danks Burke (D, Ithaca).
STATE SENATE (ALLEGANY COUNTY) Olean Republican State Senator Cathy Young and Cattaraugus County Democrat Lee Huson..
ASSEMBLY RACES: Republican Joe Errigo and Democrat Barbara Baer.
Assemblyman Phil Palmesano is unopposed, and Joe Giglio is also unopposed.
The Steuben County Sheriff’s candidate is Republican Jim Allard, who is running unopposed.
In Hornell, the big race is the judge’s race, between Judge David Coddington the Republican, and Hornell attorney Joe Pelych, the Democrat.
Hartsville has several positions up for a vote today, the big races there are for town supervisor, a race between Republican John Bowles and Democrat Mike Muhliesenl also there is a town board seat there, a race between Leon Woodworth and Anita McCann. The major issue for Hartsville, as we all know, is the issue of wind energy. If a wind projects happens for Hartsville it will happen in Hornellsville too. Wind companies have said for years that a Hornellsville project is dependent on it happening first, in Hartsville.
Allegany County: for the State Supreme Court race, the candidates are Anne Wessel Keane, Grace Hanlon, Mary Slisz, Daniel Furlong, and Kenneth Schaeffer.
In the town of Alfred, there’s prop 1 for games of chance. In the town of Almond, there’s a town council race, where candidate Bryan Snyder is seeking re-election.