Category: Elections

PRIMARY RESULTS: Milby wins Republican support, Tyre sees upset, and other contested races

PRIMARY RESULTS: Milby wins Republican support, Tyre sees upset, and other contested races

There were not a ton of local primary elections to be watched, but there were a few important ones. As the polls closed on Republican Primary contests in the Finger Lakes- winners were declared in town council races, as well as a ... MORE
Town of Geneva Democrats hold caucus and nominate candidates

Town of Geneva Democrats hold caucus and nominate candidates

Democrats held a caucus on Monday and nominated Mark Venuti, the town supervisor, and Kim Aliperti who is on the Town Board for new 4 year terms this November. Mitch Wilber was also nominated for another Town Board position. Mark Palmieri will ... MORE
Dia Carabajal will lead Democrats in Cayuga County

Dia Carabajal will lead Democrats in Cayuga County

Democrats in Cayuga County have selected Dia Carabajal to serve as party chair moving forward. Less than two weeks ago Ian Phillips announced that he would resign from the post before the new election cycle got moving. One other person expressed interest ... MORE
LIVE TODAY: Steve MacNeal talks campaign for Wayne County Sheriff (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Steve MacNeal talks campaign for Wayne County Sheriff (podcast)

Today on Inside the FLX another candidate for Wayne County Sheriff is in-studio. Steve MacNeal is running against Rob Milby, who was in-studio on Monday discussing his campaign, and now will do the same. Longtime Sheriff Barry Virts announced last year that ... MORE
LIVE THIS MORNING: Rob Milby talks campaign for Wayne County Sheriff (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Rob Milby talks campaign for Wayne County Sheriff (podcast)

This week Inside the FLX makes its return to the FingerLakes1.com Studio with two of the candidates running for Wayne County Sheriff. Last year Barry Virts announced that he would not seek another term, which prompted a few candidates to launch election ... MORE
Spaulding talks candidacy for sheriff in Schuyler County

Spaulding talks candidacy for sheriff in Schuyler County

Earlier this year Schuyler Sheriff William Yessman announced that he would not seek another term leading the sheriff’s office. After the announcement, Yessman’s undersheriff, Breck Spaulding, announced that he would seek elected office. “I really thoroughly enjoy my job,” Spaulding told Finger ... MORE
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David Mckeon running to replace Ian Phillips as Cayuga County Democratic Chair

David Mckeon running to replace Ian Phillips as Cayuga County Democratic chair

David McKeon announced that he is running to lead the local Cayuga County Democratic Committee, 70 years after his father, William, was elected chair. He is looking to fill the seat being vacated by Ian Phillips who has been chair since 2015 ... MORE
Cayuga County Democratic Committee Chair Ian Phillips leaving leadership post

Cayuga County Democratic Committee Chair Ian Phillips leaving leadership post

Cayuga County Democratic Committee Chair Ian Phillips is stepping down as chair of the organization. He was re-elected to a third term last year, but said that stepping aside now was the right decision. He spoke to Finger Lakes News Radio about ... MORE
Cuomo to host pricy fundraiser later this month as re-election talk grows louder

Cuomo to host pricy fundraiser later this month as re-election talk grows louder

There’s a strong likelihood that Gov. Andrew Cuomo is running for another term next year. The latest indication, despite multiple investigations by state and federal entities, is a pricy fundraiser that’s taking place later this month. One taking place on June 29 ... MORE
Andrew Giuliani appears in Sodus Point over Memorial Day weekend to campaign

Andrew Giuliani appears in Sodus Point over Memorial Day weekend to campaign

While Congressman Lee Zeldin is considered the front-runner for Republican consideration in a bid to challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo next year- Andrew Giuliani was in Sodus Point on Sunday campaigning. He was looking for support from local businesses. The son of former ... MORE
Auburn school budget, board votes ‘too close to call’

Auburn school budget, board votes ‘too close to call’

The vote on the Auburn Enlarged City School District budget was ‘too close to call’ as of late-Tuesday, according to officials. Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo said that there were more than 200 votes still to be counted, and less than 200 separating the ... MORE
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Budget approved in Pal-Mac Central School District

Budget approved in Pal-Mac Central School District

Voters in the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District approved the 2021-22 district budget (330 yes votes to 81 no votes) on Tuesday, May 18. The budget totals $43,521,000 with a 1.69% tax levy increase. Voters also approved (347 yes votes to 63 no ... MORE
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Voters in South Seneca approve budget, elect BOE members

Voters in the South Seneca Central School District approved all budget items that were on the ballot on Tuesday. Here’s how it broke down: Expenditure Budget 267 Yes, 34 No (89%) Library Proposition 262 Yes, 38 No (87%) Bus Purchase Proposition 264 ... MORE
Geneva city schools propose 1% tax increase in levy

Geneva city schools propose 1% tax increase in levy

The Geneva City School District will ask voters this year for a 1 percent increase to the tax levy. Tax levy cap law would have allowed the district to ask for an increase of up to 2 percent without super majority approval ... MORE
Penn Yan resident announces bid for Yates County Legislature

Penn Yan resident announces bid for Yates County Legislature

A Penn Yan woman has thrown her hat in the race for a seat on the Yates County Legislature. The latest edition to the Republican field of primaries coming up for Yates County Legislature is Megan Wilkinson, who will seek the nomination ... MORE