Small type adds problems for some voters
Weather was hardly a negative factor on Election Day — a brisk 46 degrees and mostly sunny — but a number of people were heard to complain about the type size on the ballot.
Elder says he's still in the city council race
City Council candidate Robert Elder wants your vote Tuesday.
Elder, who had told members of the press that he was no longer actively campaigning in early October, told the Gazette Monday that he has been working to get the word out that he is still hoping to win a seat on the council.
- Crowded field vies for three Niagara Falls City Council seats City voters will have an opportunity to shape the city's legislative body choosing from a seven-candidate pool to fill three open seats in Tuesday's general election.
- Shining a light on council candidate's contributions Political money and influence drives campaigns and gives voters insight into the decisions that lawmakers might make once elected to office.
- Palmer, Brochey focus on town finances in Lewiston supervisor race Pretty soon, the political mailings will end, the commercials will stop airing and voters will be asked to make a choice in Lewiston between village Trustee Dennis Brochey and town Councilman Ernie Palmer for supervisor.
- Supervisor faces newcomer in Wheatfield race He may have been a reluctant candidate in 2009, but four years later Wheatfield Town Supervisor Robert Cliffe is more than ready for a third term.
- LEGISLATIVE RACES: Incumbent Steed seeking to fend off challenges from Corsaro, Allah in Fourth District It's a three-way race in the Niagara County Legislature's Fourth District this year.
- Casinos loom large on statewide ballot One of the most controversial questions on the Nov. 5 ballot is an issue that until now Empire State residents have not been allowed to vote on -- casino gambling.
- GUEST VIEW: Campaign lies refuted: By the numbers Recent negative campaign mailers attacking Councilman Charles Walker -- one paid for by the Republican State Committee and one by the allied Niagara County Independence Party -- contain the allegation that he supports $1.1 million in "raises" for either "key mayoral staffers" (that's the Republican mailer) or "the top political cronies in city hall" (that's the Independence Party version). As you probably assumed when you received these mailers, that isn't true. It's a lie.
- LEGISLATIVE RACES: Controversy surrounds Fifth District legislative race The race for the 5th District seat in the Niagara County Legislature has drawn a lot of attention this election season.
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