Upcoming Local Primaries

There are only two municipalities with local Primary Elections on September 12th in Broome County.   The Town of Fenton will have a Town Justice Primary between two Republicans; and the Village of Johnson City will have a multi-party primary for Mayor.  A Complete list of parties, races, candidates, and ballot line placement is now available. 

 

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Town of Union Vacancies

Earlier this month, the Town of Union Clerk Gail Springer announced she is retiring.  On Wednesday (7/26), during a special meeting, the Town of Union Board accepted the resignation of Councilman Leonard J Perfetti and then appointed him as Town of Union Clerk effective Saturday, July 29th, the retirement date of Clerk Springer.   

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OTB Petition Filings

(Broome County races with opportunity to ballot petitions will be listed at the bottom of this post)  In accordance with the Political Calendar and New York State Election Law, Opportunity To Ballot Petitions may be filed until 5pm Thursday, July 20th.  The Broome County Board of Election will be open until 5pm to accept those petitions.  The Board's Summer Office Hours of 8am-4pm will resume on Friday.  To see which candidates/races have petitions filed continue to the end of this post...

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Candidates Filing Petitions

(Broome County Candidates filing designating petitions will be listed daily at the bottom of this post)  In accordance with the Political Calendar and New York State Election Law, Designating Petitions may be filed Monday-Thursday, July 10th-13th.  The Broome County Board of Election will be open from 9am-5pm during that time to accept petitions.  The Board's Summer Office Hours of 8am-4pm will resume on Friday, July 14th.  To see which candidates have filed designating petitions continue to the end of this post...

 

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School Elections & Budget Vote

Voters of all twelve of Broome County's public school districts went to the polls on Tuesday, May 16th.  Across New York State, 99% of budgets were approved, of the five failing to do so, three required a higher 60% voter threshold to override their tax caps.  No districts in Broome County sought such an increase, countywide results are as follows:

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2017 Annual Board of Election Meeting

The Annual Board of Elections meeting took place on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 at 10:30am.  Each year, the Board meets to do some housekeeping procedures.   During this meeting, members discussed:  

  • The past and current budget.  
  • Plans to streamline this website.  
  • Capital plans to replace our voting machines.  
  • New ideas were formulated for poll inspector recruitment.  
  • Enhanced student and voter information through social media.  
  • Plus, we elected a new President and Secretary of the Board. 

 

 

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Grommet New DEM Commissioner

The Broome County Board of Elections has a new Democratic Commissioner, as Philip K. Grommet took the Oath of Office from County Clerk Rick Blythe during the Broome County Legislature's Meeting on Thursday, February 16th.  He replaces John Perticone, who resigned after three terms and serving 12 years as Commissioner.  

Grommet is an attorney with Levene, Gouldin & Thompson, currently sits on the Broome County Democratic Committee, and is a past President of the Broome County Young Democrats.

Grommet takes Oath of Office

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Welcome Karl Bernhardsen

The Broome County Board of Elections would like to welcome Karl Bernhardsen to our ranks as the new Republican Technology Coordinator.  

Karl lives in the City of Binghamton and is a graduate of Binghamton University.  He joined the Board of Election officially on Tuesday, January 3rd; after having previously served on the Broome County Legislature.  Karl represented the 13th district serving a majority of the City of Binghamton's First Ward and West Side.

  

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Campaign Finance January Periodic

The New York State Board of Election's Campaign Finance January Periodic Filing Deadline is Tuesday, January 17th. 

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Absentee Ballot Counting

We will be counting absentee ballots in the Broome County Office Building on Thursday, November 17th beginning at 9 AM.  

This will be open to the public.

Unofficial results (including absentee count) will be posted here on BroomeVotes shortly after the count.

 

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