EMAIL TO THE EDITOR: Don Wester Thanks Conesus Voters for Re-Election

The following is a brief statement submitted by Conesus Town Councilman Don Wester to the GeneseeSun.com for publication. The attitudes and ideas expressed below should not be interpreted as the opinion of the GeneseeSun.com. I would like to say thank you to all the Town of Conesus Voters. I appreciate all of the openness, honesty, support and love for me and the Town everyone loves. I am honored to serve the people for the people of the Town … [Read more...]

EMAIL TO THE EDITOR: Today is the Day to Vote for Your Favorite Candidate

The following is an email submitted by Don Wester to the GeneseeSun.com for publication. The attitudes and ideas expressed below should not be interpreted as the opinion of the GeneseeSun.com. Today has finally come to get out and vote for your favorite candidate. Please come out and vote for those who devote their time and want  to represent your towns and villages. YOUR VOTE DOES MATTER. I thank all the town of Conesus residents for their … [Read more...]

Three Hot Super’s Races Hit the Polls Tomorrow

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Tomorrow, voters will decide the next three faces on the Livingston County Board of Supervisors, the legislative body for the county. Polls are open Nov. 7 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Check our Facebook page here starting at 8 p.m. for a live-stream from our Sunroom video studio as results come in. In Livonia, Marty Hughes is running for Town Supervisor on the Democratic line to challenge incumbent Eric Gott, who is running on … [Read more...]

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...]