More than pres­i­dent at stake

Mid-Hud­son vot­ers poised to go to polls on Tues­day with sev­eral state, county and lo­cal races on bal­lot

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - FRONT PAGE - Free­man staff

The pres­i­den­tial elec­tion may top the bal­lot dur­ing Tues­day’s Gen­eral Elec­tion, but vot­ers will also have sev­eral state, county and lo­cal races to de­cide.

Polling places will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tues­day.

Fol­low­ing is a list of can­di­dates and propo­si­tions that will ap­pear on lo­cal bal­lots:

• For pres­i­dent of the United States, Demo­crat Hil­lary Clin­ton and Repub­li­can Don­ald Trump will ap­pear on the bal­lot along­side Jill Stein of the Green Party and Gary John­son of the Lib­er­tar­ian Party.

• The vice-pres­i­den­tial can-

di­dates in­clude Demo­crat Tim Kaine, Repub­li­can Mike Pence, Ajamu Baraka of the Green Party and William Weld of the Lib­er­tar­ian Party.

Clin­ton and Kaine will also ap­pear on the Work­ing Fam­i­lies and Women’s Equal­ity party lines, while Trump and Pence will be on the Con­ser­va­tive line. John­son and Weld also ap­pear on the In­de­pen­dence Party line.

• In the 19th Con­gres­sional Dis­trict, Repub­li­can John Faso is fac­ing off against Demo­crat Ze­phyr Tea­chout to re­place U.S. Rep. Chris Gib­son, R-Kin­der­hook. Faso also holds the Con­ser­va­tive, In­de­pen­dence and Re­form party lines, while Tea­chout has the Work­ing Fam­i­lies line.

• In the race for a U.S. Se­nate seat, in­cum­bent Charles Schumer, a Demo­crat, is be­ing chal­lenged by Wendy Long, a Repub­li­can. Also on the bal­lot are Robin Laverne Wil­son of the Green Party and Alex Merced of the Lib­er­tar­ian Party. Schumer also holds the Work­ing Fam­i­lies, In­de­pen­dence and Women’s Equal­ity party lines, while Long also has the Con­ser­va­tive and Re­form lines.

• Run­ning un­op­posed for seats on the state Supreme Court bench in the Third Ju­di­cial Dis­trict are Andrew Cere­sia and Michael Mackey. Both men will be on the Demo­cratic, Repub­li­can, Con­ser­va­tive, and In­de­pen­dence lines on the bal­lot.

• Run­ning un­op­posed for three seats on state Supreme Court bench in the Ninth Ju­di­cial Dis­trict are Linda S. Jamieson, Janet S. Malone and Thomas E. Walsh II. All three can­di­dates will be on the Demo­cratic, Repub­li­can, Con­ser­va­tive, Work­ing Fam­i­lies and In­de­pen­dence lines.

• In the 101st Assem­bly Dis­trict, three can­di­dates are seek­ing to re­place Repub­li­can Clau­dia Ten­ney. The race fea­tures Ar­lene Feld­meier, a Demo­crat who also holds the Work­ing Fam­i­lies Party line; Maria Kelso, who holds the Con­ser­va­tive and Re­form party lines; and Repub­li­can Brian Miller, who also holds the In­de­pen­dence Party line.

• In the 102nd Assem­bly Dis­trict, in­cum­bent Repub­li­can Assem­bly­man Peter Lopez is run­ning un­op­posed.

• In the 103rd Assem­bly Dis­trict, in­cum­bent Demo­cratic Assem­bly­man Kevin Cahill is be­ing chal­lenged by Jack Hayes, an en­rolled Repub­li­can who is run­ning only on the Con­ser­va­tive Party line. Cahill also has the Work­ing Fam­i­lies Party line.

• In the 104th Assem­bly Dis­trict, in­cum­bent Assem­bly­man Frank Skar­ta­dos is fac­ing a chal­lenge from William Banuchi Sr. Skar­ta­dos will ap­pear on the Demo­cratic, Work­ing Fam­i­lies and In­de­pen­dence party lines, while Banuchi holds the Con­ser­va­tive and Re­form lines.

• In the 106th Assem­bly Dis­trict, in­cum­bent Assem­bly­woman Didi Bar­rett is be­ing chal­lenged by Theresa “Terry” Sul­li­van. Bar­rett will be on the Demo­cratic, In­de­pen­dence and Work­ing Fam­i­lies party lines, while Sul­li­van will be on the Repub­li­can, Con­ser­va­tive and Re­form lines.

• In the state’s 39th Se­nate Dis­trict, in­cum­bent William Larkin Jr. is once again be­ing chal­lenged by Christo­pher Eachus. Larkin holds the Repub­li­can, Con­ser­va­tive, In­de­pen­dence and Re­form party lines, while Eachus has the Demo­cratic, Work­ing Fam­i­lies and Women’s Equal­ity lines.

• In the 41st Se­nate Dis­trict, in­cum­bent Sen. Sue Serino will be in a re­turn match against for­mer state Sen. Terry Gip­son. Serino will be on the Repub­li­can, In­de­pen­dence, Con­ser­va­tive and Re­form party lines, while Gip­son will be on the Demo­cratic, Work­ing Fam­i­lies, Green and Women’s Equal­ity lines.

• In the 42nd Se­nate Dis­trict, in­cum­bent John Bonacic is be­ing chal­lenged by Pramilla Mal­ick. Bonacic will be on the Repub­li­can, Con­ser­va­tive, In­de­pen­dence and Re­form party lines, while Mal­ick will be on the Demo­cratic line.

• In the 46th Se­nate Dis­trict, in­cum­bent Ge­orge Ame­dore is be­ing chal­lenged by Sara Nic­coli. Ame­dore will be on the Repub­li­can, In­de­pen­dence, Con­ser­va­tive, Re­form and Green party lines, while Nic­coli holds the Demo­cratic, Work­ing Fam­i­lies and Women’s Equal­ity lines.

• In the 51st Se­nate Dis­trict, in­cum­bent James Seward is fac­ing a chal­lenge from Jer­maine Bag­nall-Gra­ham. Seward will be on the Repub­li­can, Con­ser­va­tive, In­de­pen­dence and Re­form party lines, while Bag­nal­lGra­ham has the Demo­cratic and Women’s Equal­ity Party lines.

• In Ul­ster County, vot­ers will also be asked whether Fam­ily Court should move from its leased lo­ca­tion at 16 Lu­cas Ave. in the city of Kingston to the coun­ty­owned Business Re­source Cen­ter on Ul­ster Av­enue in the town of Ul­ster.

• Ul­ster County vot­ers will also be asked to choose a new Sur­ro­gate’s Court judge from a pool of three can­di­dates. Sharon Graff is run­ning on the Work­ing Fam­i­lies, Women’s Equal­ity and Green Party lines, while Peter Mat­era will be on the Repub­li­can, Con­ser­va­tive, In­de­pen­dence and Re­form lines, and Sara McGinty will be on the Demo­cratic line.

• In the city of Kingston, Demo­cratic city Judge Philip Kirschner is run­ning un­op­posed for re-elec­tion.

• In Eso­pus, Deputy Su­per­vi­sor Kathie Quick and Jared Geuss are com­pet­ing for a one-year un­ex­pired term on the Town Board. Quick will be on the Demo­cratic, Green and Work­ing Fam­i­lies party lines, while Geuss will be on the Repub­li­can, Con­ser­va­tive and In­de­pen­dence lines.

• In Gar­diner, a propo­si­tion on the bal­lot will ask whether the high­way su­per­in­ten­dent’s term should be ex­tended from two years to four.

• In Har­den­burgh, in­cum­bent Jus­tice Thomas En­gel, a Repub­li­can, is un­op­posed in his bid for re­elec­tion.

• In Marl­bor­ough, in­cum­bent Jus­tice Michael Kraiza, a Repub­li­can, is un­op­posed in his bid for re-elec­tion.

• In the town of New Paltz, propo­si­tions on the bal­lot will ask vot­ers whether the terms of the town su­per­vi­sor and high­way su­per­in­ten­dent should be four years in­stead of the cur­rent two.

• In the town of Olive, in­cum­bent High­way Su­per­in­ten­dent Brian Burns is run­ning un­op­posed for re-elec­tion on the Demo­cratic, Repub­li­can and Con­ser­va­tive party lines.

• In Pine Plains, no one will be on the bal­lot in the race for town as­ses­sor, so the job will go to a writein can­di­date. No po­lit­i­cal party nom­i­nated a can­di­date for the job, but cur­rent As­ses­sor Robert Cordella, a Repub­li­can, is ask­ing town res­i­dents to vote for him.

• In the town of Rhinebeck, res­i­dents will vote on $107,000 in pro­posed tax­payer fund­ing of the Morton Memo­rial Li­brary, an in­crease of $30,000, or 39 per­cent, over this year’s to­tal.

• In the town of Sauger­ties, a propo­si­tion on the bal­lot will ask vot­ers whether to in­crease the high­way su­per­in­ten­dent’s term from two years to four.

• Ad­di­tion­ally, in­cum­bent Sauger­ties town Judge Clau­dia An­dreassen is run­ning un­op­posed for re-elec­tion. She is run­ning on the Demo­cratic and In­de­pen­dence party lines.

• In Shan­daken, vot­ers will be asked whether the town should in­crease its an­nual con­tri­bu­tion for the Phoeni­cia Li­brary bud­get by $68,000, for a to­tal of $162,000.

• Ad­di­tion­ally, Janet Klugiewicz is run­ning un­op­posed for elec­tion as Shan­daken town as­ses­sor. She is run­ning on the Demo­cratic Party line.

• In Shawan­gunk, Joseph LoCicero is run­ning un­op­posed for elec­tion to a one-year un­ex­pired term as high­way su­per­in­ten­dent. He is run­ning on the Repub­li­can Party line.

FREE­MAN FILE PHOTO

John Faso and Ze­phyr Tea­chout are run­ning for New York’s 19th Con­gres­sional Dis­trict seat.

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