YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown residents voting in Tuesday’s primary elections will see contested races for two available seats on the Yorktown Town Board.
Town Board members Richard Campanaro and Vishnubhai Patel are running in the Independence Primary. There is also the option for Independence voters to write-in a candidate.
On the Conservative ballot, Town Board member Terrence Murphy will run along with Campanaro. Conservative voters also have the option of choosing a write-in candidate.
The Yorktown supervisor position is also up for grabs on the Conservative and Independence ballots. Current Town Board member Nicholas Bianco is running on both tickets. Voters also have the option of writing in a candidate on both the Conservative and Independence lines.
In the highway superintendent race, Conservatives have the option of voting for Dave Paganelli, a current town board member, or writing in a candidate. Registered Democrats can choose from three candidates running for highway superintendent: Thomas Diana, Virgil Borrelli and Stephen Gardner. Diana is also running on the Independence ballot, which also has the option of writing in a candidate. On the Republican ticket, Paganelli, Gregory Bernard and Ray Nikisher will run against each other.
Buchanan resident Duane Jackson, running for the District 1 seat on the Westchester County Board of Legislators, will be on the Independence ticket. Voters also have the option of writing in a candidate for the District 1 seat, which represents Cortlandt, Peekskill and Yorktown.
The primary election will be held Sept. 10.
Polls for the primary election open at 6 a.m. and close at 9 p.m. Check the Westchester Board of Elections website for information about polling locations.
This year’s general election will be held Nov. 5.