Election Day Resources
Election Day is
just FOUR days away TODAY and we’ve got some resources that you can share to help ensure everyone turns out!
- Find Your Polling Place — Rock the Vote and Vote.Org. You could also find state-specific tools at your local election offices (see below).
- Candidate Guides — There are literally hundreds of elected officials looking for votes on Tuesday and people need help sorting through what they all stand for. Robust guides are available at Ballotpedia, Ballot Ready, and Vote411.
- Discount Rides to the Polls — Ride-share services offer discounted rides for voters looking to get to the polls. Find out more about Lyft, Uber and Lime.
- Election Day Hotlines – 866-OUR-VOTE isn’t just a handy phone number, it’s a robust resource for every citizen’s voting needs if they experience problems at the polls. It’s available in Spanish at 866-VE-Y-VOTA. There’s a similar hotline at 888-API-VOTE with operators fluent in several Asian languages.
NYS/Southern Tier Election Guide
General Election– Tuesday November 6th 2018: 6:00 am to 9:00 pm (Voting info found on chemungcounty.gov)
Who are the people running in the next election?
Printable List: Ballot – General Election Candidates 2018
(Source: https://www.chemungcountyny.gov/departments/a_-_f_departments/board_of_elections/index.php) Click on Candidates for the General Election November 6, 2018.
US Representative New York’s 23rd Congressional District (located in the southwestern portion of the state and includes Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany, Steuben, Yates, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins and Chemung counties and parts of Ontario and Tioga counties.)
Republican Incumbent Tom Reed is facing off against Democratic Challenger Tracy Mitrano.
NYS Lieutenant Governor: Kathy Hochul (D), Julie Killian (R), Andrew Hollister (L), Michael Volpe, and Jia Lee (G).
NYS Attorney General: (Incumbent Eric Schneiderman resigned on May 8, 2018).
Democratic Candidates: Letitia James
Republican Candidate: Keith Wofford
Reform: Michael Diederich, Jr., Christopher B. Garvey, Nancy Sliwa
NY State Senate. District 58 (five counties across the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes regions: Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben and Yates counties, and a portion of Tompkins County (the city and town of Ithaca, and the towns of Enfield, Newfield and Ulysses)).
Running for this seat are: Republican Incumbent Thomas O’Mara and Democratic Challenger Amanda Kirchgessner.
NYS Assembly District 124: This district includes the Town of Maine in Broome County; the City of Elmira; the towns of Ashland, Baldwin, Big Flats, Chemung, Elmira, Horseheads, Southport, and the villages of Elmira Heights, Horseheads, and Wellsburg in Chemung County; and all of Tioga County.
Republican Incumbent Christopher Friend is being challenged by Democratic candidate Bill Batrowny.
NYS Supreme Court Justice: Elizabeth A Burns (D) and Joe McBride (R).
Republican, Conservative, Reform/Moss for Executive
Christopher Moss Campaign Page, Star Gazette article, Sheriff’s page
Democrat, Working Families, Women’s Equality
Jerome Emanuel Star Gazette article, Website
Mike Krusen Campaign Page, Star Gazette article
District 1 (Catlin, Veteran, Millport):
John Pastrick (I)Facebook announcement, Star Gazette article, County Legislature page
Anthony Pucci Campaign Page, Star Gazette article, facebook page
District 3 (Town and Village of Horseheads):
Thomas Sweet (I) County Legislature page, Star Gazette article
Democrat, Working Families/Horseheads Now
Deborah Lynch, facebook page, Star Gazette article
Michael J. Belosky Star Gazette Article
District 4 (Towns of Horseheads, Big Flats
& Village of Horseheads):
Republican, Conservative/4th District United
Joseph C. Brennan (I) Legislature page, Star Gazette article
Democrat, Horseheads Now
Ed Bond Campaign page, Star Gazette article
District 5 (Towns of Erin, Horseheads):
Mark Margeson Star Gazette article
Democrat, Working Families
A.J. Stow Candidate Announcement
Kenneth J. Miller Legislature Page
District 6 (Towns of Elmira, Erin, Baldwin,
Chemung, Van Etten, & Village of Van Etten):
Brian Hyland (I) Legislature page
District 7 (Town of Elmira):
Dr. Cornelius J. Milliken (I) Campaign page, Legislature page
Democrat, Conservative, Chemung County Matters
Christina Bruner Sonsire Website, Star Gazette article
District 11 (City of Elmira):
Robert Briggs WENY Story
District 12 (City of Elmira &Town of Southport):
Paul M. Collins (I) Legislature page, Star Gazette article
Democrat, Common Sense
Bill McCarthy Star Gazette article, facebook page
Working families, Higher Ground
Peter J. Keenan Website
District 13 (City of Elmira, Town of Southport):
Republican, Conservative, Independence, Reform
Scott Drake Star Gazette Article
Democrat, Working Families
Tanisha Logan-Lattimore facebook page, Instagram, Star Gazette article
On Election Day, November 6th, 2018, please visit the Steele Memorial Library (101 E. Church St., Elmira) or the Horseheads Free Library (405 S. Main St., Horseheads) to vote for candidates running in your district for open seats on the Board of Trustees.
Open Seat Districts Are:
2nd Big Flats–Ann Hayes
7th Town of Elmira–Rachel Dworkin
11th City of Elmira–Lee Saginario
12th Southport–Write in candidates
15th Ashland, Wellsburg–Write in Candidates
CCLD Board of Trustees Polling Hours are 12 pm to 7 pm.
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