2011 North Country Election News
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- Gavin Regan, Candidate for St. Lawrence County Clerk on YouTube
- Cecily Morris Candidate for the St. Lawrence County Family Court Justice on YouTube
- Eleanor Hopke, Candidate for Village of Potsdam Trustee
- Steve Yurgartis, Candidate for Village of Potsdam Mayor
- Mark Lee, Candidate for Village of Potsdam Trustee
- Andrew Moses, Candidate for the St. Lawrence County Family Court Justice on YouTube
- Mary Lou Rupp, Candidate for St. Lawrence County Clerk
- In the News: Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush: LATFOR to visit north country
- In the News: Lee Joins Race In Potsdam For Village Board
- In the News: Blankenbush Calling For Public Hearing
- In the News: Matt Doheny Teaching Class
- In the News: St. Lawrence County primary races to decide slate of candidates Sept. 13
- In the News: County Democratic Elections Commissioner urges potential candiates to learn new finance rules
- In the News: Earlier primary planned for 2012
- Filing deadlines announced for candidates for sheriff, county clerk, town councilor, village trustee
- Dozens of county, local government positions up for election in fall
Updated: October 29, 2011
Filing deadlines announced for candidates for sheriff, county clerk, town councilor, village trustee
If you are planning to run for sheriff, county clerk, town councilor, village trustee or one of the dozens of other seats up for grabs in this Novemberís election, here are a few dates regarding nominations that the St. Lawrence County Board of Elections says you might keep in mind:
Party designating petitions:
- June 7, first day for circulating and signing designating petitions
- July 11 to 14, file designating petitions
- July 18, last day to file authorization of the designation of a candidate who is not an enrolled member of the party for which the designation is being made
- July 18, last day to file certificate of acceptance or declination of designation. Acceptance required only if candidate is not an enrolled member of the party
Independent nominating petitions:
- July 12, first day to sign independent petitions
- Aug. 16 to 23, file independent petitions
- Aug. 26, last day to file acceptance or declination of independent nomination. Acceptance is required by all candidates in order for petition to be valid.
Certificates of nomination, for caucus results:
- June 7, first day to hold town caucus
- Sept. 20, last day to file Certificates of Nomination
- Sept. 23, last day to accept or decline party nominations made at a caucus. Acceptance required only if candidates is not an enrolled member of the party.
More information is available from the St. Lawrence County Board of Elections at 379-2202.
- from North Country Now.com for April 23, 2011.
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Dozens of county, local government positions up for election in fall
Dozens of positions, including county clerk and county sheriff, are up for election in St. Lawrence County and its towns and villages on Election Day, Nov. 8.
The list, provided by the St. Lawrence County Board of Elections, reveals that every town and nearly half the villages in the county have at least two councilor or trustee seats up for grabs, along with three seats on the Ogdensburg City Council to be filled.
The list of positions up for election follows:
STATE & COUNTY
- Supreme Court Justice
- Family Court Judge
- County Clerk
See the full list of all town & village positions.
- from North Country Now.com for April 16, 2011.
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