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Six Vie For Seats On Cortlandt Town Board In Primary Elections

Polls in Cortlandt for the primary election open at 6 a.m. and close at 9 p.m.
Polls in Cortlandt for the primary election open at 6 a.m. and close at 9 p.m. Photo Credit:

CORTLANDT, N.Y. – Cortlandt residents voting in Tuesday’s primary elections will see contested races for two seats on the Town Board and for the position of Town Justice.

With two seats available for election on the Cortlandt Town Board, four candidates are running on both the Democratic and Independence ballots.  Seth Freach, Domenic Volpe, Debra Carter-Costello and Brian Pugh will each appear on the Democratic ticket.  Theresa Knickerbocker, Pugh, Volpe and John Lentini will appear on the Independence ticket.

Shari Gordon and incumbent Gerry Klein will battle for the town justice post on the Conservative and Working Families ballots.

Additionally, 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 parts of Cortlandt and Peekskill, as well as Yorktown.

County Legislator Catherine Borgia is running on the Independence ticket to keep her District 9 seat.  Voters have the option of writing in a candidate for the District 9 seat, which represents Briarcliff Manor, Cortlandt, Croton, Ossining and Peekskill.

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.

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