MAYVILLE – It’s primary day in Chautauqua County today, with polls open to all registered Conservative and Independence Party members throughout Chautauqua County. There will also be a Republican Primary for Charlotte Town voters.
In the race for County Judge, Democratic County Legislator William Coughlin of Fredonia is challenging incumbent Republican County Judge John Ward, Jr. of Ashville for both the Independence and Conservative Party nominations.
In the race for State Assembly, Republican Assemblyman Andrew Goodell of Ellicott is facing off against former county legislator Rudy Mueller of Lakewood for the Independence Party nomination.
Republicans in the Town of Charlotte will be going to the polls to fill a highway superintendent vacancy for that town. Mark G. LeBaron will be running against Michael A. Livermore.
There will also be nineteen Conservative Party primaries to choose election district level county committee representation. There are to be only two committee members from each of the county’s 124 election districts.
The Board of Elections will be opening just one poll site for every town and city for the today’s primaries. The consolidated list is available at votechautauqua.com. Contact the Board of Elections at 753-4580 for more information.