After weeks of campaigning, dozens of men and women running for elected office in the Cayuga County area will hear from voters today.
The 2017 general election features races at the county, city and town level. In the local area, that includes at least four contested races for town supervisor seats, five head-to-head battles for Cayuga County Legislature and the high-profile contest for two Auburn City Council seats. There have also been multiple write-in campaigns mounted in local elections this campaign season.
In addition to choosing candidates for municipal offices, voters will make decisions on at least three ballot propositions. Statewide ballot questions are included this year on a New York Constitutional Convention, pension forfeitures for convicted state officials and a state forest preserve land bank program. There are also local ballot questions in a handful of local communities.
Polling places will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Polling places in Cayuga County and in the towns of Elbridge and Skaneateles are the same as the last general election. For questions about where to vote in Cayuga County, call (315) 253-1285 or (315) 253-1286. In Onondaga County, call (315) 435-8683.