The Journal Register (Medina, NY)

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November 4, 2013

Voters have choices to make

Medina Journal-Register — Albion

Town of Albion voters will be voting on the town supervisor and choosing two councilmen from a pool of three candidates.

Jake Olles and Matthew Passarell are opposing each other in the supervisor’s race. Olles has the endorsements of the Democratic Party and the No Bull Party. Passarell is endorsed by the Republicans and the Conservatives.

In the board race, Justin Sheehan, Todd Sargent, and F. Richard Remley are running for two seats. Sheehan appears on the Democratic line while Remley appears on the Republican line. Sargent has the endorsement of both parties.


Two seats will be chosen from a group of three candidates in the Town of Gaines.

John Leggat is the lone Democrat on the ballot. James Kirby and Susan Smith have received the Republican endorsement. Smith also appears on the Conservative line.


The lone race in the Town of Ridgeway is for highway superintendent. 

Incumbent Mark Goheen has held the position for the past four years. He has the Republican and Independence Party endorsements.

Challenger Ray Wendling has received the support of the Conservative Party, and he also appears on the independent line known as the Ridgeway Peoples Party.


Two seats are available on the Yates town board, and three people are running for them.

James Whipple and Bradley Bentley have the Republican Party nod.

The Conservative Party line includes Paul Lauricella, Jr.


The town supervisor post in the Town of Barre is being contested between Democrat Cyndy VanLieshout and Mark Chamberlain of the Republican Party.

Two council seats are being contested among three candidates. Joe Grabowski is on the Democratic ticket, while Lynn Hill and Thomas McCabe are Republican nominees.

Three people are running for town justice in the municipality. Rick Root is running on the Democratic line, Richard DeCarlo, Jr. has the Republican and Independent party lines, and Sean Pogue is the Conservative nominee.

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