Chemung County Voting Guide 2020

Chemung County General Election November 3, 2020***
List of people on the ballot
2020 Political Calendar

OCT. 9   LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE FOR GENERAL ELECTION
(POSTMARKED BY 10/9 – RECEIVED BY 10/14)
OCT. 24 – NOV. 1 EARLY VOTING DAYS FOR GENERAL ELECTION
LINK TO DETAILED SCHEDULE)
NOV. 2   LAST DAY TO APPLY IN PERSON FOR ABSENTEE BALLOTS
NOV. 2  LAST DAY TO POSTMARK ABSENTEE BALLOTS FOR GENERAL ELECTION
(REGULARS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11/10 MILITARY NO LATER THAN 11/16)
NOV. 3  GENERAL ELECTION DAY 6:00 AM TO 9:00 PM

Links to Candidates 
Source: https://www.chemungcountyny.gov/departments/a_-_f_departments/board_of_elections/local_primary_election_-_offices/index.php

When possible, links to candidates go to their Ballotpedia page which in turn links all of the web pages of each candidate. We were not able to locate additional information for some local candidates, which is indicated by the lack of a hyperlink on or by their name.

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Federal Office
President/Vice President of the United States
Donald J Trump & Michael Pence
Joe Biden & Kamala Harris

United States Congress
Tom Reed
Tracy Mitrano

NY State Senator
Leslie Danks Burke
Thomas O’Mara

NY State Assembly
Christopher Friend
Randy Reid

COUNTY OFFICES 
 County Court Judge -(Vote for one) **
Otto Campanella – Campaign Website –  Facebook Page                  
Damian M. Sonsire – Campaign Website –  Facebook Page          

County Clerk – ( Vote for one) **
Linda Forrest – Campaign WebsiteFacebook Page                    

CITY OF ELMIRA
Constable – 3 years unexpired term (Vote for one) **
Michael Seifert – Facebook Page                      

TOWN OF CHEMUNG 
Town Justice(Vote for any two)  **   
Wesley A. Dibble            
Douglas A. Vaughn    

TOWN OF ERIN
Town Justice (Vote for one) **
Kyle M. Wieder              

TOWN OF HORSEHEADS
Member of Council – 1 year unexpired term (Vote for one) **
Don Zeigler – WENY news story              
Joseph W. Atkinson, III        

TOWN OF SOUTHPORT
Town Justice (Vote for one) **
Steven T. Milford               

VILLAGE OF HORSEHEADS
 Village Justice (Vote for one)**
Andrew Smith
Michael Belosky

Village Trustee (Vote for any two) **
Bill Goodwin, Sr.                       
Michael Skroskznik               

* This list does not include Contests not certified by the New York State Board of Elections. 

** This list does not include Independent candidates to be decided once petitions are filed July 27– 30, 2020.

***This information was taken from the Chemung County Board of Elections. Homepage: https://www.chemungcountyny.gov/departments/a_-_f_departments/board_of_elections/index.php

We have included additional links to information about the candidates. We try to be accurate and comprehensive. Please let us know if you see any mistakes and we will amend.

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