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CONTACT THE CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AT 753-4580 RELEASE DATE: UPON RECEIPT


Pomfret, Dunkirk City, Sheridan & Ripley Voters Will Host Primary Elections

COUNTY PRIMARY ELECTIONS SET FOR THUR. SEPT. 10TH

 


            Mayville—Primary elections in Chautauqua County will be held on Thursday September 10th Primary Election date.  The Thursday primary election date was a State Legislature compromise working around 9/11, Sept. 7th Labor Day and Sept. 13-15 being Rosh Hashanah.  Only the City of Dunkirk and the Towns of Pomfret, Sheridan and Ripley in the north county will have primary elections.
            2015 primary elections will be conducted in Dunkirk where incumbent Mayor Anthony J. Dolce will be facing off against challenger Willie Rosas on the Democratic line.  Additionally, Dolce’s Working Families endorsement is being challenged with an opportunity to ballot where voters will either vote for him or write in another candidate’s name.
            Nancy A Dietzen will be the name on the primary ballot for Pomfret Town Justice for Republican, Conservative, Independence and Working Families voters.  She will be facing Amy P. Hontz on the GOP line and William F. Coughlin on the Conservative, Independence and Working Families lines.
            In Sheridan, Craig M. Sutton Jr and Sheryl M. Mays are running against each other for the Republican nomination for Sheridan Town Justice.
            Ripley Independence voters will determine their candidate for Highway Superintendent between Corey P. Caron Sr and James W. Spacht.
            Polls will be open from Noon to 9 p.m. Voters can determine their voting status and party affiliation at www.votechautauqua.com<http://www.votechautauqua.com> or by calling 716-753-4580.  The remaining Chautauqua County towns and cities will not have primary elections.
Voters needing an absentee ballot due to an absence out of the county or physical inability to get to the polls may download an application at the Board of Elections website or by calling the board directly.