Primary day arrives for 7 Orleans County towns

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 12 September 2017 at 9:34 am

Republican voters in seven towns in Orleans County go to the polls today from noon to 9 p.m. Four town supervisor positions are among the contested races.

Here is a list of the contests today for the Republican line for the Nov. 7 general election.

Barre – Sean Pogue and Robin Nacca for town supervisor. Mark Chamberlain isn’t seeking re-election. Voting for Districts 1 and 2 is at the Town Hall, 14317 West Barre Rd.

Carlton – David Krull (incumbent) and Kurt VanWycke, a town highway employee, for highway superintendent. Polls for Districts 1 through 3 at Town Hall, 14341 Waterport-Carlton Rd.

Gaines – Carol Culhane (incumbent) and Joseph Grube are both running for town supervisor. Three are seeking for two positions as town council members, including Tyler Allport and incumbents Susan Smith and James Kirby. Voting for Districts 1 through 4 is at Town Hall, 14087 Ridge Rd.

Murray – Joseph Sidonio and Robert Miller are both on the ballot for town supervisor. Incumbent John Morriss isn’t seeking re-election. Three are running for two spots on the Town Board, including incumbent Paul Hendel, and Michael Mele and Michael Whalen. Voting for Districts 1 through 6 is at Holley Jr./Sr. High School, 16848 Lynch Rd.

Ridgeway – Two are running for town clerk, including Tara White and Deputy Town Clerk Karen Kaiser. Town Clerk Barbara Klatt isn’t seeking re-election. Ridgeway has two polling sites: Districts 1, 3, 6, 7 at Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Company, 11392 Ridge Rd.; and Districts 2, 4, 5 at Town Hall, 410 West Ave.

Shelby – Two are running for town supervisor, Wendi Pencille and Edward Houseknecht. Town Supervisor Skip Draper is running for county legislator. Three are seeking two positions at town councilmen, including Geraldine Zinkievich and incumbents Stephen Seitz Sr. and William Bacon. Voting for Districts 1 through 4 is at the Town Hall, 4062 Salt Works Rd.

Yates – Three are running for two positions on the Town Board including Howard Pierce, Harold Suhr and incumbent James Whipple. Voting for Districts 1 and 2 are at the Town Hall, 8 South Main St.

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