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Erik J. Haight (R)
Marco Caviglia (D)

Current Contests for November 4, 2014
State/Local Primary

office name party name
Governor     
  DEMOCRATIC    Andrew M. Cuomo
  REPUBLICAN  Rob Astorino
  CONSERVATIVE   Rob Astorino
  WORKING  FAMILIES     Andrew M. Cuomo
  INDEPENDENCE   Andrew M. Cuomo
  GREEN Howie Hawkins
  WOMEN'S EQUALITY Andrew M. Cuomo
  SAPIENT Steven Cohn
  LIBERTARIAN Michael McDermott
  STOPCOMMONCORE Rob Astorino

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Lieutenant Governor  
  DEMOCRATIC    Kathy C. Hochul
  REPUBLICAN  Chris Moss
  CONSERVATIVE   Chris Moss
  WORKING  FAMILIES     Kathy C. Hochul
  INDEPENDENCE   Kathy C. Hochul
  GREEN Brian P. Jones
  WOMEN'S EQUALITY Kathy C. Hochul
  SAPIENT Bobby K. Kalotee
  LIBERTARIAN Chris Edes
  STOPCOMMONCORE Chris Moss

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Comptroller    
  DEMOCRATIC    Thomas P. DiNapoli
  REPUBLICAN  Robert Antonacci
  CONSERVATIVE   Robert Antonacci
  WORKING  FAMILIES     Thomas P. DiNapoli
  INDEPENDENCE   Thomas P. DiNapoli
  GREEN Theresa M. Portelli
  WOMEN'S EQUALITY Thomas P. DiNapoli
  LIBERTARIAN John Clifton
  STOPCOMMONCORE Robert Antonacci

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Attorney General  
  DEMOCRATIC    Eric T. Schneiderman
  REPUBLICAN  John Cahill
  CONSERVATIVE   John Cahill
  WORKING  FAMILIES     Eric T. Schneiderman
  INDEPENDENCE   Eric T. Schneiderman
  GREEN Ramon Jimenez
  WOMEN'S EQUALITY Eric T. Schneiderman
  LIBERTARIAN Carl E. Person
  STOPCOMMONCORE John Cahill

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State Supreme Court - Justice  9th Judicial District
  DEMOCRATIC    James W. Hubert
  REPUBLICAN  Montgomery J. Delaney
  CONSERVATIVE   Montgomery J. Delaney
  INDEPENDENCE   James W. Hubert

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Representative in Congress - 18th District
  DEMOCRATIC   Sean Patrick  Maloney  
  REPUBLICAN    Nan  Hayworth  
  CONSERVATIVE  Nan  Hayworth  
  WORKING  FAMILIES   Sean Patrick  Maloney  
  INDEPENDENCE  Nan  Hayworth  
  SEND MR. SMITH  Scott A. Smith

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Representative in Congress 19th District
  DEMOCRATIC    Sean S. Eldridge
  REPUBLICAN  Christopher P. Gibson
  CONSERVATIVE   Christopher P. Gibson
  WORKING  FAMILIES     Sean S. Eldridge
  INDEPENDENCE   Christopher P. Gibson

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State Senator - 41st District
  DEMOCRATIC    Terry W. Gipson  
  REPUBLICAN  Susan J. Serino  
  CONSERVATIVE   Susan J. Serino  
  WORKING  FAMILIES     Terry W. Gipson  
  INDEPENDENCE   Susan J. Serino  
  GREEN Terry W. Gipson  
  TAX RELIEF NOW Terry W. Gipson  

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State Senator - 40th District
  DEMOCRATIC    Justin R. Wagner  
  REPUBLICAN  Terrence P. Murphy 
  CONSERVATIVE   Terrence P. Murphy 
  WORKING  FAMILIES     Justin R. Wagner  
  INDEPENDENCE   Terrence P. Murphy 
  GREEN Terrence P. Murphy 
  STOPCOMMONCORE Terrence P. Murphy 

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Member of Assembly - 103rd District
  DEMOCRATIC    Kevin A. Cahill
  REPUBLICAN  Kevin Roberts
  CONSERVATIVE   Kevin Roberts
  WORKING  FAMILIES     Kevin A. Cahill

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Member of Assembly - 104th District
  DEMOCRATIC    Frank Skartados  
  REPUBLICAN  Sakima A. Green-Brown  
  CONSERVATIVE   Sakima A. Green-Brown  
  WORKING  FAMILIES     Frank Skartados  
  INDEPENDENCE   Sakima A. Green-Brown  

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Member of Assembly - 105th District
  DEMOCRATIC     Joseph Torres  
  REPUBLICAN  Kieran M. Lalor 
  CONSERVATIVE   Kieran M. Lalor 
  WORKING  FAMILIES     Joseph Torres  
  INDEPENDENCE   Kieran M. Lalor 

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Member of Assembly - 106th District
  DEMOCRATIC    Didi Barrett
  REPUBLICAN  Michael N. Kelsey
  CONSERVATIVE   Michael N. Kelsey
  WORKING  FAMILIES     Didi Barrett
  INDEPENDENCE   Didi Barrett

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Office
Party Candidate
"unxp"- unexpired term
Amenia Town Assessor (unxp) Republican WAYNE M. EUVRARD
Beekman Town Council (unxp) Conservative WERNER W. STIEGLER, JR.
Beekman Town Council (unxp) Democratic STEPHEN M. PRESS
Beekman Town Council (unxp) Independence WERNER W. STIEGLER, JR.
Beekman Town Council (unxp) Republican WERNER W. STIEGLER, JR.
E Fishkill Town Justice  Conservative FREDERICK D. ROMIG
E Fishkill Town Justice  Democratic JOHN W. BUCKLEY
E Fishkill Town Justice  Independence FREDERICK D. ROMIG
E Fishkill Town Justice  Republican FREDERICK D. ROMIG
Fishkill Town Council (unxp) Conservative LARRY A. COHEN
Fishkill Town Council  (unxp) Democratic LARRY A. COHEN
Fishkill Town Council (unxp) Independence LARRY A. COHEN
Fishkill Town Council (unxp) Republican LARRY A. COHEN
Lagrange Town Justice  Conservative MICHAEL G. HAYES
Lagrange Town Justice  Independence MICHAEL G. HAYES
Lagrange Town Justice  Republican MICHAEL G. HAYES 
Milan Town Assessor (unxp) Democratic ALFRED LOBRUTTO
MILLBROOK VILLAGE TRUSTEE  Democratic TIMOTHY J. COLLOPY
MILLBROOK VILLAGE TRUSTEE  Civil Equality TIMOTHY J. COLLOPY
MILLBROOK VILLAGE TRUSTEE  Republican RODNEY D. BROWN
MILLBROOK VILLAGE TRUSTEE  Republican JOSEPH J. SPAGNOLA JR.
Pawling Town Justice  Republican GAYLE ZELAZNY MARVIN
PAWLING VILLAGE TRUSTEE   Republican DANIEL J. PETERS
PAWLING VILLAGE TRUSTEE  Republican JOHN R. BURWEGER
Pine Plains Town Hwy Super (unxp) Democratic HEATHER M. WILSON
Pine Plains Town Hwy Super (unxp) Republican HEATHER M. WILSON
Pine Plains Hwy Super (unxp) Integrity Road HEATHER M. WILSON
Pleasant Valley Town Council  (unxp) Republican Steven M. Latino
Pleasant Valley Town Council  (unxp) Independence Steven M. Latino
Rhinebeck Town Council  (unxp) Democratic Allan Scherr
Rhinebeck Town Council  (unxp) Republican Richard J. Murray
Stanford Town Justice  Democratic Thomas C. Rowland
Stanford Town Justice  Republican Frank T. Weber, Jr. 
Stanford Town Council  (unxp) Democratic Robert H. Baumstone
Stanford Town Council  (unxp) Republican Mark A. D'Agostino
Washington Town Hwy Super (unxp) Republican Michael Llanes

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REFERENDUMS:

NEW YORK STATE PROPOSAL NUMBER ONE, AN AMENDMENT:
REVISING STATE’S REDISTRICTING PROCEDURE

The proposed amendment to section 4 and 5 and addition of new section 5-b to Article 3 of the State Constitution revises the redistricting procedure for state legislative and congressional districts. The proposed amendment establishes a redistricting commission every 10 years beginning in 2020, with two members appointed by each of the four legislative leaders and two members selected by the eight legislative appointees; prohibits legislators and other elected officials from serving as commissioners; establishes principles to be used in creating districts; requires the commission to hold public hearings on proposed redistricting plans; subjects the commission’s redistricting plan to legislative enactment; provides that the legislature may only amend the redistricting plan according to the established principles if the commission’s plan is rejected twice by the legislature; provides for expedited court review of a challenged redistricting plan; and provides for expedited court review of a challenged redistricting plan; and provides for funding and bipartisan staff to work for the commission. Shall the proposed amendment be approved?

NEW YORK STATE PROPOSAL NUMBER TWO, AN AMENDMENT:
PERMITTING ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTION OF STATE LEGISLATIVE BILLS

The proposed amendment to section 14 of Article 3 of the State Constitution would allow electronic distribution of a state legislative bill to satisfy the constitutional requirement that a bill be printed and on the desks of state legislators at least three days before the Legislature votes on it. It would establish the following requirements for electronic distribution: first, legislators must be able to review the electronically- sent bill at their desks; second, legislators must be able to print the bill if they choose; and third, the bill cannot be changed electronically without leaving a record of the changes. Shall the proposed amendment be approved?

 

NEW YORK STATE PROPOSAL NUMBER THREE, AN AMENDMENT:
SMART SCHOOLS BOND ACT OF 2014

The SMART SCHOOLS BOND ACT OF 2014, as set forth in section one of part B of chapter 56 of the laws of  2014, authorizes the sale of state bonds of up to two billion dollars ($2,000,000,000) to provide access to classroom technology and high-speed internet connectivity to equalize opportunities for the children to learn, to add classroom space to expand high- quality pre-kindergarten programs, to replace classroom trailers with permanent instructional space, and to install high-tech smart security features in schools. Shall the SMART SCHOOLS BOND ACT OF 2014 be approved?

TOWN OF AMENIA PROPOSAL NUMBER ONE

“Shall the annual contribution of the Town of Amenia for the operating budget of the Amenia Free Library be increased by Thirty- Three Thousand ($33,000) Dollars to the sum of Ninety-Five Thousand ($95,000) Dollars annually?”

TOWN OF AMENIA PROPOSAL NUMBER TWO

“Do you approve the Town of Amenia Town Board’s adoption of a local law entitled, “A Local Law Providing for the Appointment of a Sole Appointive Assessor Pursuant to Article 3 of the Real Property Tax Law”? The local law abolishes the elective office of Sole Assessor and establishes a Sole Appointive Assessor position to be filled by the Town Board, effective November 8, 2014. The term of appointment would be from November 8, 2014 until September 30, 2019.”

 

TOWN OF NORTH EAST PROPOSAL NUMBER ONE

            THERE SHALL BE APPROVED AND ADOPTED IN THE TOWN OF NORTH EAST, NEW YORK, A LOCAL LAW ENTITLED “ A LOCAL LAW PROVIDING A FOUR YEAR TERM FOR THE ELECTED OFFICE OF THE TOWN SUPERVISOR OF THE TOWN OF NORTH EAST” AS ENACTED BY THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF NORTH EAST ON JULY 16, 2014.

 

TOWN OF NORTH EAST PROPOSAL NUMBER TWO

            THERE SHALL BE APPROVED AND ADOPTED IN THE TOWN OF NORTH EAST, NEW YORK, A LOCAL LAW ENTITLED “ A LOCAL LAW PROVIDING A FOUR YEAR TERM FOR THE ELECTED OFFICE OF THE TOWN CLERK OF THE TOWN OF NORTH EAST” AS ELECTED BY THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF NORTH EAST ON JULY 16, 2014.

           

 

TOWN and CITY POUGHKEEPSIE LIBRARY DISTRICT PROPOSAL NUMBER ONE:
2015 BUDGET RESOLUTION

SHALL the 2015 Library District budget, as submitted by the Board of Trustees of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District, be approved and SHALL the Board of Trustees be authorized to expend a sum not to exceed $7,181,835 for Library District operations for the year January 1 – December 31, 2015, which includes $1,399,323 of previously authorized combined debt service for the year of January 1 – December 31, 2015 and, further, SHALL the Board of Trustees be authorized to instruct the City of Poughkeepsie and the Town of Poughkeepsie to collect taxes on its behalf for the financing of Library District operations and debt service as prescribed in the Library District’s special legislation as amended in 1994, 1997, and 2006?

 

 

 


Sample Ballots for November 4th, 2014

Sample Ballots

City of Beacon City of Poughkeepsie Amenia
Beekman Dover, Union Vale Clinton, Hyde Park (19th Congressional)
E Fishkill (18th Congressional) E Fishkill (19th Congressional) Wappinger
Hyde Park & Town of Poughkeepsie 1-1 (18th Congressional, no Library) LaGrange (19th Congressional) LaGrange (18th Congressional)
Milan Pawling non-Village Pawling Village
Pine Plains Pleasant Valley (19th Congressional) Town of Poughkeepsie (18th Congressional 18)
Town of Poughkeepsie (19th Congressional) Red Hook Rhinebeck
Stanford Washington, non-Millbrook Washington, Millbrook
Fishkill North East  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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