Voters Have Options In 2018 Mid-Term Elections

MAYVILLE – Voters in Chautauqua County and across New York State have a multitude of options when they enter the voting booth Tuesday.
The official ballot shows contested races almost across the board.
The top race in New York State is for Governor, with five candidates on the ballot this year.

Incumbent Democrat Andrew Cuomo is being challenged by Republican Marc Molinaro, Libertarian Larry Sharpe, Green Party’s Howie Hawkins and Service To America candidate Stephanie Miner.
Cuomo is running on the Democratic Party line, Working Families, Independence and the Women’s Equality Line. Molinaro heads the Republican slate, Conservative line and the Reform Party line.
The State Comptroller race features Thomas DiNapoli, Democrat, Working Families, Independence, Women’s Equality and Reform lines, against Jonathan Trichter, Republican, Conservative. Also running for comptroller is Mark Dunlea, Green Party, and Libertarian Cruger E. Gallaudet.
The Attorney General race offers Letitia James, Democrat, Working Families, Independence, against Keith Wofford, Republican, Conservative. Also seeking the AG post are Michael Sussman, Green Party,  Nancy Sliwa, Reform Party, and Libertarian Christopher Garvey.
Incumbent U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Democrat, Working Families, Independence and Women’s Equality, is running against Chele Farley, Republican,  Conservative, and Reform Party.
There are two candidates for two seats for State Supreme Court Justice. Paul Feroleto and John Curran are both running as Democrats, Republicans and Conservatives.
Incumbent Congressman Tom Reed is seeking reelection as a Republican, Conservative, and Independence candidate. Challenger Tracy Mitrano is running on the Democratic slate, and she’s also a member of the Working Families and Women’s Equality party lines.
Catharine Young, incumbent state senator, is unopposed on the Republican, Conservative, Independence and Reform Party lines.
Incumbent State Assemblyman Andrew Goodell is running as a Republican. He is also on the Conservative and Independence partly slates.
Challenging Goodell is Democrat Judith Einach. She is also listed on the Working Families and Women’s Equality lines.
The most local race on the ballot this year countywide is for the post of Chautauqua County Sheriff. Incumbent Joseph Gerace is seeking reelection as a Democrat. He is also on the slates for the Working Families and Independence tickets.
Challenger James Quattrone is seeking office as a Republican. He is also on the Conservative line.