Village elections set to be held
MOHAWK VALLEY — Village elections are being held in several municipalities throughout Fulton and Montgomery Counties today. In 2020, village elections were postponed several times due to COVID-19.
Today, 2021 voting is being held from noon to 9 p.m. at local village halls and community centers.
Positions up for elections include mayoral, trustees and justices in both counties,
In Fulton County, villages holding elections are Broadalbin and Mayfield.
In Broadalbin open positions include mayor and two trustee seats. Running for mayor is incumbent Lawrence Cornell, and running for the two open trustee seats are incumbents Mario Cristaldi and Steve Murray.
In Mayfield, there are two open trustee positions in which Patrick Keene, Jon Caraco and Lisa Wemple are running for those open seats.
In Montgomery County municipalities with village elections include Canajoharie, Fort Plain, Hagaman, Palatine Bridge, Nelliston and St. Johnsville.
In Canajoharie, Ceicil Jones is running for village justice; Ambrose Schaffer and Bill Jones are running for the two open four-year trustee positions; and Francis Avery is running for the one, two-year unexpired trustee position.
In Fort Plain positions on the ballot are two four-year trustee positions in which incumbents Michael Calbet and John Vesp are seeking to be re-elected.
The village of Hagaman has two trustee positions and a mayor position open . Incumbent Robert T. Krom and Robin A. Ricci is vying for the mayor position; incumbents Paul J. Fryzel and Michael W. Purtell is running for the two open trustee seats.
In Palatine Bridge incumbent Peter Briele and Sara Andrews are running for two open trustee seats.
The village of Nelliston has one open trustee seat in which Niel Yerdon is running unopposed.
The village of St. Johnsville has two open trustee seats. Running for those are Kathy Buckley and James Castrucci.