North Creek Voters in the News Enterprise readership area will head to the polls from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5 to decide a number of local elections.
There are contested races in all five towns the NE covers except Indian Lake. In addition, there are six statewide propositions on the ballot, including the Proposition 4 dealing with lands in the town of Long Lake.
Two are running for town supervisor — incumbent Ron Vanselow (D/C) and Curtis Richards (I).
There are three candidates for two open Town Council seats — Robert Nessle (I) and incumbents Katharine “Katie” Nightingale (R) and Arnold Stevens (R).
Three are vying for town justice — incumbent Vincent Schiavone (R), Howard Tucker (D), and James Haker (I).
Two will be seeking to replace retiring Town Clerk William Rawson — Jo Ann Smith (R/I) and Sharalee Falzerano (D/I).
Town Highway Superintendent Dan Hitchcock (R) is running unopposed.
The polling site is the Wevertown Community Center.
Two are vying for the town supervisor’s position — incumbent Sue Montgomery Corey (D/I) and Councilman Stephen McNally (I).
Four are seeking to fill two open seats on the Town Council — incumbent Keith Dubay (R/I) and challengers Peter McNally (D), Douglas McCall (R/I), and Robert Lee (I).
There are four people running unopposed: Diana Mason (D) for town clerk; Darlene Duffy (D) for assessor; Bruce McGinn (R/I) for highway superintendent; and Effie McNally (R) for tax collector.
In Minerva, there is a local proposition on the ballot, Proposition 7:
“Shall there be approved and adopted in the town of Minerva Local Law No. 2 of 2013, entitled ‘A Local Law Permitting Games of Chance and Bingo’ as adopted by the Minerva town board on August 1, 2013 as Local Law No. 2 of 2013.”
The polling site is the Minerva Town Hall.