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September 8, 2013

Primary ballot heavy with minor-party contests

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — Throughout eastern Niagara County, the polls will be open from noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday for voters to participate in political party primary elections. According to the Niagara County Board of Elections, these contests are on.

Democratic party

• Pendleton town council, pick two to have the party line in the general election: Eileen H. Czarnecki of Beach Ridge Road, incumbent Edward P. Harman of Lockport Road or Aimee A. Jarvis of Tonawanda Creek Road.

Republican party

• Alderman, 5th Ward, City of Lockport, pick one to have the GOP line in the general election: Kenneth M. Genewick, the incumbent, or Phyllis J. Green.

• Lockport town council member, pick two to have the GOP line in the general election: recent council appointee Patricia Dufour of Wynkoop Road, incumbent Mark C. Crocker of Forest Hill Road or Paul R. Black of Harding Avenue Extension.

• Newfane town council member, pick two to have the GOP line in the general election: Rick Coleman of Main Street, Susan L. Neidlinger of West Creek Road or incumbent councilman Robert A. Pettit of Main Street.

• Somerset highway superintendent, pick one to have the GOP line in the general election: Carl A. Austin of Lake Road, Jonathan D. Dewart of Quaker Road, Michael M. Flint of Lake Road or Louis J. Mead of Quaker Road.

Conservative party

• Wilson/Cambria, Niagara County Legislature, 10th district: David E. Godfrey of Wilson, the incumbent legislator and a Republican, faces a write-in challenge for the Conservative line.

• Royalton/Hartland, county legislature, 15th district: Pick one to have the Conservative line in the general election, Michael A. Hill of Middleport, the Republican incumbent, or Joshua D. Walker of Gasport, a Conservative party member who has the Democratic line in the general election.

• Lockport town supervisor: Pick one to have the Conservative line in the general election, party member David J. Mongielo or Republican Marc R. Smith, the incumbent supervisor.

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