Press-Republican

July 1, 2013

Most supervisor posts up in Essex County

BY LOHR McKINSTRY Press-Republican
Press-Republican

---- — ELIZABETHTOWN — All but two out of 18 town supervisor posts in Essex County will be on this year’s general election ballot.

Chesterfield Town Supervisor Gerald Morrow and North Hudson Town Supervisor Ronald Moore are serving four-year terms that aren’t up until 2015.

DA, CORONER OPEN

County positions up for election this year are district attorney and one county coroner.

Incumbent Republican District Attorney Kristy Sprague announced her re-election bid at a dinner in Lake Placid earlier this year.

TIMELINE

Party designating petitions are due at the County Board of Elections by the close of business July 11.

The Primary Election for contested races in the same party is Sept. 10.

Aug. 20 is the last date to file independent nominating petitions for the Nov. 5 general election.

TOWN BY TOWN

Here is a list of the municipal seats up for vote in Essex County:

Chesterfield: Two Town Council seats.

Crown Point: Town supervisor, held by Republican Charles Harrington, who is seeking re-election; two Town Council seats; and highway superintendent.

Elizabethtown: Town supervisor, held by Democrat Margaret Bartley, who is running for another term; two Town Council posts; two town-justice positions; highway superintendent; and town clerk.

Essex: Town supervisor, held by Independent Sharon Boisen, who is seeking re-election; two Town Council posts; highway superintendent; town clerk/tax collector; and assessor.

Jay: Town supervisor, held by Democrat Randy Douglas, who is running for re-election; two Town Council seats; town justice; town clerk; highway superintendent; and tax collector.

Keene: Town supervisor, held by Republican William Ferebee, who is running for re-election; two Town Council seats; town justice; highway superintendent; town clerk; and tax collector.

Lewis: Town supervisor, held by Republican David Blades, who is seeking another term; two Town Council positions; town clerk; highway superintendent; town justice; tax collector.

Minerva: Town supervisor, held by Democrat Sue Montgomery Corey, who’s running again; two Town Council posts; highway superintendent; town clerk, assessor; and tax collector.

Moriah: Town supervisor, held by Republican Thomas Scozzafava, who is seeking re-election; two Town Council posts; and assessor.

Newcomb: Town supervisor, held by Republican George Canon, who is running for another term; two Town Council posts; highway superintendent; town clerk; assessor; and tax collector.

North Elba: Town supervisor, held by Independent Roby Politi, who serves on the County Board of Supervisors as a Republican and is running for re-election; two Town Council spots; town justice; and assessor.

North Hudson: Two Town Council posts; town justice; and assessor.

Schroon: Town supervisor, held by Republican Michael Marnell, who is seeking re-election; two Town Council posts; town justice; and assessor.

St. Armand: Town supervisor, held by Republican Charles Whitson Jr., who was appointed to the post and is running for his first elected term; two Town Council positions; highway superintendent; town justice; town clerk; and tax collector.

Ticonderoga: Town supervisor, held by Republican Debra Malaney, who is seeking re-election; two Town Council posts; and town justice.

Westport: Town supervisor, held by Democrat Daniel Connell, who is running for another term; two Town Council positions; and town justice.

Willsboro: Town supervisor, held by Democrat Edward Hatch, who said he is still considering whether to mount a re-election bid; two Town Council spots; highway superintendent; town justice; and town clerk/tax collector.

Wilmington: Town supervisor, held by Independent Randy Preston, who is running for re-election; two Town Council positions; assessor; highway superintendent; town justice; and town clerk/tax collector.

Email Lohr McKinstry:lmckinstry@pressrepublican.com