Many local government positions open in today’s General Election

Voting is underway until 9PM today at local polling places throughout Allegany County as voters ballot for candidates for county and town offices, along with two state propositions. Six positions will be determined solely by write-ins, including two Town Council positions in Alma and one each in Bolivar, Friendship and Genesee, along with a Town … Read more

Early voting starts next weekend in five towns only for Republican primary to be held June 27

Early voting will start next Saturday at Belmont and Friendship for Republican Primary contests for local offices this year in only the five Allegany County Towns of Allen, Almond, Angelica, Friendship and Wirt. Voters will be offered the voting opportunity at various times over nine days at the county Board of Elections at 8 Willets … Read more

Art shows and other activities to highlight some school budget votes Tuesday

Several Allegany County school districts will be combining student art shows, STEAM exhibits, book and wellness fairs, and even an ice cream social with Tuesday votes on their annual operating budgets and school board members. Allegany Hope will be among community resources organizations at a combination art, STEAM and wellness fair from 6PM-8PM May 16 … Read more

General Election balloting ongoing until 9PM today at local polling places

Local polling places now are open until 9PM today (Tuesday) in Allegany County, NY, and throughout the nation. In New York State, races will be decided for U.S. Senate, New York governor, attorney general and comptroller, State Senate and Assembly, State Supreme Court justices, Congress, and some local government contests, including nine in eight Allegany … Read more

Allegany County Democrats ahead in percent of their enrollment who already have voted

Over 40 percent more Democrats than Republicans already have voted in tomorrow’s General Election in comparison to their Allegany County-wide enrollment, with Conservatives and Working Families parties, and unaffiliated, often referred to as Blanks or Independents, and other minor parties even farther behind. Allegany County Board of Elections data shows that 13.44 percent of the … Read more

Over 1,000 have voted in Allegany County; early voting ends Sunday

Over 1,000 Allegany County, NY, voters already have cast early voting ballots at Belmont and Wellsville as the opportunity ends tomorrow, prior to Tuesday’s General Election. Early voting is available until 5PM today and 9AM to 5PM Sunday at the Allegany County Board of Elections, 8 Willets Avenue (State Route 19), Belmont, and the Village … Read more

Larger proportional share of Democrats cast early votes in Allegany County

BREAKING – EXCLUSIVE: Nearly 75 percent more Allegany County, NY, Democrats than the proportion of those on the registration rolls participated in early voting over the weekend, while those who are unaffiliated, generally termed independents, and minor parties dropped by more than 45 percent. Republicans, who cast the most votes and have the highest county … Read more

Over two dozen free and primarily-free activities through Sunday are listed on our Community Calendar

Check out the art show openings, Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Early Voting, and much more which are among the 25 free and primarily-free events for individuals and families that start today and run through the weekend which are listed in our exclusive Community Calendar for Allegany County and beyond on this website. Another 150 … Read more

Winners of nine positions in eight Allegany County towns to be decided by write-ins

Single vote write-ins could get someone elected for council member and justice positions in eight Allegany County, NY, towns next month. There are no candidates for five council member and four justice positions in those towns for the Tuesday, November 8, general election. Scio has both a full-term justice position and a Town Council opening … Read more

In-person absentee and early voting balloting set for November general election

In-person absentee and early voting schedules for Belmont and Wellsville have been set for this year’s General Election in Allegany County. In-person absentee voting will be available during extended hours, from 8:30AM to 7PM on Monday, October 24; Wednesday, October 26; Tuesday, November 1; and Thursday, November 3, at the Allegany County Board of Elections, … Read more

Congressional voting is occurring today at local polling places in Allegany County

All Allegany County voters have an opportunity today to help elect a Congressional representative through the end of the year in the new 23rd District in Southwestern New York State, with Republicans also voting on their candidate to be on the ballot for the same position for a full term in November. The confusing process … Read more

Early voting for special Congressional election starts Saturday in Belmont and Wellsville

Early voting for a Special Congressional Election, which includes Allegany and New York Southern Tier counties, along with a Republican Primary for a full-term of the same position, will start Saturday in Belmont and Wellsville. The Allegany County Board of Elections will conduct the nine days of early balloting from Saturday, August 13, through Sunday, … Read more