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3 villages in Orleans have elections today

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 20 March 2018 at 7:10 am

Three villages in Orleans County will have elections today, including a mayoral contest in Albion with three candidates for mayor.

Incumbent Mayor Dean London isn’t seeking re-election. Eileen Banker, the current deputy mayor, has the backing of the Republican Party while Joyce Riley is running under the Democratic Party line.

Kevin Doherty also is running under the independent “Spark Some Action” party line.

There are also two trustee positions up for election. The Republicans endorsed Gary Katsanis and incumbent Stan Farone, while Democrats picked Sandra Walter and Jason Dragon for their candidates.

The voting is from noon to 9 p.m. at the Village Hall, 35-37 East Bank St.

In Lyndonville, there is one position up for election and it’s to fill one year for a trustee. Ann Marie Holland was appointed to board last year when there was a vacancy. She is running under the “Lyndonville Party.” Darren Wilson also is running under the “Main Street Party” in the election.

Voting is from noon to 9 p.m. at Village Hall, 2 South Main St.

In Medina, three incumbents are all unopposed, including Mayor Mike Sidari and Trustees Marguerite Sherman and Tim Elliott. The trio is running under “The Village Party.” The three were also unopposed when they ran for election two years ago.

In Medina, voting is from noon to 9 p.m. at the Senior Center, 615 West Ave.

In Lyndonville and Medina, candidates run under independent parties without the official backing of either Republicans or Democrats. Holley used to have its elections in March, but now has them in June.

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