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Candidate Round Up: Who's on the Ballot in Dobbs Ferry?

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. – There are contested election races on Tuesday at the village, town and county level. The Daily Dobbs Ferry has compiled the basics for each candidate in each race to help locals make their final decision.

Westchester County Board of Legislators – District 12: This legislator represents Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Hastings, Irvington and parts of unincorporated Greenburgh, including Edgemont and most of Hartsdale.

Incumbent Legislator MaryJane Shimsky is seeking reelection to the District 12 county legislature seat.  Shimsky is running in hopes of starting her first full term after being appointed to the board this past February.  She is running on the Democratic Party line as well as the Working Families line.  Shimsky has said she would like to better prepare the county for flooding, work on fixing county owned bridges and increasing government productivity through environmentally friendly legislation.

Conservative Party line candidate John Russo is hoping to garner enough write-in votes to oust Shimsky as the District 12 legislator.  He has said he looks to decrease taxes by cutting spending and legislator salaries, work on shutting down Indian Point and creating alternative sources of energy for the county.

Dobbs Ferry Mayor: Incumbent Hartley Connett will be running unopposed for his second term as mayor of Dobbs Ferry.  Connett has been mayor since 2009 and previously served on the board of trustees from 2003-2006.  Connett will be running on Republican and Dobbs Ferry Party lines.

Dobbs Ferry Board of Trustees: Victor Golio Jr., Catherine Kay and Vincent Rossillo will all be running unopposed for the board of trustees as there are three openings on the board.  Golio has been a trustee since 2009 and is running on the Republic and Dobbs Ferry Party lines.  Kay was a village trustee from 2003-2006 and has been Deputy Mayor on the board since 2009.  Kay is running on the Republican and Dobbs Ferry Party lines.  Rossillo is running for his first term on the board of trustees and will be running on the Democratic and Hudson River Party lines.

Don’t forget to vote in the Greenburgh elections as well at the town level for town supervisor, town council, town clerk and town justice.

Be sure to locate the voting poll closest to you before heading out.

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