Election Day Resources

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 Hotlines866-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 Senator from NY: Incumbent Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand is running against Republican Chele Farley.

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 Governor: Facing Democratic Incumbent Andrew Cuomo in the election are Stephanie Miner (Independent) and Republican Marcus Molinaro. Larry Sharp (L) and Howie Hawkins (G) are also running.

NYS Lieutenant Governor: Kathy Hochul (D), Julie Killian (R), Andrew Hollister (L), Michael Volpe, and Jia Lee (G).

NYS Comptroller: Incumbent Democrat Thomas DiNapoli is up against Republican Jonathan Trichter, Mark Dunlea of the Green Party, and Cruger Gallaudet (L).

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).

Chemung County Legislature Race for November 2018

Where’s my district? Click below for a PDF map of the Chemung County Districts. (Also available online here).

County Executive:
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

County Treasurer:
Republican, Conservative, Independence, Reform
Jennifer Furman Campaign Announcement, Biography, Star Gazette article

District 1 (Catlin, Veteran, Millport):
John Pastrick (I)Facebook announcement, Star Gazette article, County Legislature page
Democrat, Conservative
Anthony Pucci Campaign Page, Star Gazette article, facebook page

District 2 (Big Flats):
Republican, Independence
David Manchester (I) Star Gazette article, Legislature page
Michael Saglibene Big Flats Council Page

District 3 (Town and Village of Horseheads):
Republican, Independence
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):
Republican, Conservative
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):
Republican, Independence
Dr. Cornelius J. Milliken (I) Campaign page, Legislature page
Democrat, Conservative, Chemung County Matters
Christina Bruner Sonsire Website, Star Gazette article

District 8 (Village of Elmira Heights,
City of Elmira, Towns of Elmira, Horseheads):
Republican, Conservative, Independence
Peggy Woodard Legislature Page
Chris Callas Website

District 9 (City of Elmira, Town of Elmira):
Republican, Conservative/Residents First
John Burin Star Gazette article, Website
William E. Fairchild

District 10 (City of Elmira):
Republican, Conservative, Independence
Martin D. Chalk (I) Legislature page, Star Gazette article

District 11 (City of Elmira):
Robert Briggs WENY Story

District 12 (City of Elmira &Town of Southport):
Republican, Conservative/Independence
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

District 14 (Town of Southport):
Republican, Conservative
Michael S. Smith Star Gazette article
Democrat, Working Families
Christa Heyward WENY article
Michael S. Smith

District 15 (Towns of Ashland, Southport, Elmira & Village of Wellsburg):
Republican, Conservative, Independence/15th Dist United, Reform
Rodney J. Strange (I)Website, facebook page, Legislature page


New Voting Locations for CCLD Board of Trustees


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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