Who will be on the ballot for this year’s election?


A list of names of candidates who have submitted valid petitions to appear on the ballot in November was released yesterday by the Montgomery County Board of Elections. The end of the day on Thursday was the deadline for petitions to be submitted. Primary elections will be held on September 13 and the general election will be on November 8.

Below are the candidates for the county legislature positions.

District 1
Martin Kelly (incumbent), Conservative, Independence, Republican
Dominick Stagliano, Conservative, Democratic

District 2
Brian Sweet, Conservative, Republican

District 3
Roy Dimond (incumbent), Conservative, Democratic, Independence
John Thayer, Conservative, Republican

District 4
Robert Headwell Jr., Conservative, Independence, Republican

District 5
Terry Bieniek (incumbent), Democratic
Eugene Richards, Conservative, Reform
Daniel Wilson, Republican

District 6
John Duchessi Jr., Democratic

District 7
Barbara Wheeler (incumbent), Conservative, Reform, Republican, Woman’s Equality
Michael Pepe, Conservative, Independence, Republican
Jeffrey Stark, Conservative, Democratic

District 8
Joseph Isabel (incumbent), Conservative, Democratic, Independence
David Nelson, Republican

District 9
Robert Purtell (incumbent), Conservative, Democratic
Thomas Flanagan, Conservative, Independence, Republican

In a press release issued Wednesday, current District 4 Legislator Ryan Weitz said he would not be seeking reelection and endorsed Fultonville Mayor Robert Headwell, Jr. for the position.

For the position of District Attorney, Howard Aison will run on the Democratic line, and Kelli McCoski will run on the Conservative, Democratic, Independence, Reform, Republican, and Woman’s Equality lines.

Also on the ballot for City of Amsterdam voters will be William Mycek, who is running on the Conservative and Republican lines for the part-time city court judge position.

Tim Becker

Tim Becker is the owner of Anthem Websites Inc. which publishes The Compass. He serves as both editor and a writer.