EMAIL TO THE EDITOR: Geneseo’s D’s and R’s Must Cross-Endorse to Counter Students

The following is an email submitted by Dick Gallivan to the GeneseeSun.com for publication. The attitudes and ideas expressed below should not be interpreted as the opinion of the GeneseeSun.com. Dear Josh and Conrad: The latest incident involving SUNY Geneseo students was the stopping of a woman who was speeding.  She also had children in the vehicle not in car seats. She also was unlicensed. Students gathered at the scene and protested … [Read more...]

27th District Dems Rallying to Vote Collins Out of Office

NYLON – The Democratic chairs of the eight counties comprising the 27th Congressional District are calling on anyone interested in running against incumbent Republican Chris Collins to contact them to prepare to run. A press release from the Democratic Chairs from the eight counties which comprise New York's 27th congressional district announces their new initiative, 'Turn 27 Blue,' a joint effort with grassroots groups to identify and prepare … [Read more...]

Polls Now Open for 3 Hot Village Races

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Tuesday's election will decide the next village officials in four races, three of which are picking up heat. Polls remain open until 9 p.m. Mount Morris has two contested races. Frank Provo is running for mayor as a Republican and Democrat, and Lenny Palermo is running for mayor under the Unifying party. Geoffrey Pagano and Peter Bishop are running for trustee as Democrats and under the Community party. Chad Woodworth … [Read more...]

Livingston County BOE Coming to Towns for Voter Registration Drives

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Though voter turnout was tremendous for this past presidential election, the Livingston County Board of Elections (BOE) is traveling to local towns to spread the message that voter participation is as important, if not more so, in upcoming Village and Town elections. The BOE plans to set up voter registration drives in all of Livingston County's 17 Town Halls before the General Election on Nov. 7, 2017. The goals are to … [Read more...]

College Voters Rocked 2016 BOE Record Books

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Board of Elections was busier than ever last year, closing 2016 with a record number of elections and possibly a record number of voters. Board of Elections (BOE) Democratic Commissioner David DiPasquale and newly-appointed Republican Commissioner Rebecca Schroeder said that the presidential election likely drew out a high, possibly record high, number of voters county wide. Geneseo registration exploded with the sudden … [Read more...]

Navigating my First Vote on Election Day, Through the Wrong Door

“Are you trying to get in?” “Yeah, but I’ll just go around. It looks like they want people to enter from the other side.” No need, she said. “I have my keys.” Yes, I entered my polling location through a door I wasn’t supposed to use. The wrong door. A janitor in the SUNY Geneseo campus’s Kuhl gym, my polling location for yesterday's election, the first presidential election I have ever voted in -- didn’t want me to have to go around to … [Read more...]

Over 870 SUNY Geneseo Students Vote So Far at On-Campus Polling Place

GENESEO – The night is still young, and over 870 SUNY Geneseo students have voted at the temporary on-campus polling place. Poll workers said at 6 p.m. that 870 students had already voted, with more coming in the door as they spoke. They estimated that this means a 60 to 70 percent voter turnout for the campus. "Voter turnout right now I'd say is on par with past years," said Eddie Lee in the Kuhl Gym polling place. "This is for a … [Read more...]

Livingston County Voters Pack the Polls

Tune in here to the GeneseeSun.com's live video coverage of election results from the Board of Elections starting at about 9 p.m. If there are any issues with your live stream don't hesitate to email conrad@geneseesun.com for immediate assistance. LIVINGSTON COUNTY – An epic campaign season has come to a close and voters across the county are flocking to the booths to cast their votes. Across the county, voter turnout is high. At about 10 … [Read more...]

Voters Invited to Honor Livingston County’s First Female Mayor with ‘I Voted’ Stickers

GENESEO – Family members of Geneseo's first female mayor say that her gravestone will be available to anyone who wants to display their 'I voted' stickers on Tuesday. Geneseo elected Democrat Ann Duff as Mayor in 1974. This was a historic moment for Livingston County, as its first female elected official, Barb Scoville, won her election just two years earlier. For Duff's daughter Margaret, herself now a Village Trustee, this Presidential … [Read more...]

Livingston County Republicans Announce Annual Fundraiser

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Republican Committee has announced the dates for their annual fundraiser. According to a press release from the Committee, the fundraiser is set for August 19 at the Genesee River Restaurant and Reception Center. State Senate Republican Sen. John Flanagan, will be keynote speaker. Wendy Long, U.S. Senatorial Candidate, is expected to attend. Other candidates expected to be in attendance include: … [Read more...]