Tuesday is deadline to seek absentee ballot in March 15 village elections

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 7 March 2022 at 4:31 pm

The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot in the March 15 village elections in Albion and Medina is 4 p.m. on Tuesday.

Those ballots need to be turned in to the village offices at Albion and Medina by March 14, either by in-person or mail.

Updated on March 8 at 10:39 a.m.: Albion has already received requests for 150 absentee ballots while Medina hasn’t had any requests for absentees.

Albion has seven candidates seeking three positions on the Village Board, including three candidates for mayor. Medina has three candidates who are all unopposed.

People seeking an absentee ballot can stop by the village offices in either Albion at 35 East Bank St. or Medina at 119 Park Ave. Call Albion at (585) 589-9176 or Medina at (585) 798-0710 for more information.

The Albion candidates include three people for mayor: Angel Javier Jr., running on the Republican and independent “Better Together Albion Strong” lines; Vickie Elsenheimer on the Democratic and independent “Move Albion Forward” lines; and Kevin Graham on the independent “Albion Pride, Working Together.”

Four people are seeking two trustee positions on the Village Board. Tim McMurray and Dan Conrad are on the Republican line. Sandra Walter and Joyce Riley are under the Democratic line and the independent “Move Albion Forward.”

In Medina, Mayor Mike Sidari and incumbent trustees Marguerite Sherman and Tim Elliott are running under the independent “The Village Party” for the March 15 election.

Voting the day of the election will be from noon to 9 p.m. at the village office on Bank Street in Albion and the senior center on West Avenue in Medina.