Still Deciding Who to Vote For? This Might HelpPosted: Updated:
With Election Day on Tuesday, here are some ways to learn about the candidates you could see on your ballot here in the north country.
LINKS TO HELP WITH KEY QUESTIONS
WHERE DO I VOTE?
Click here to go to a government website where you'll type in your name and zip code and other information to see where your polling place is. Polling places will be open Tuesday 6 a.m. to 9 p.m..
WHO'S ON MY BALLOT?
BallotReady.org is a website that lets you compare candidates for every race on your ballot by typing in your address. The website provides candidates' positions on issues and links to more information about them. You can even save your choices who to vote for, print them out and bring them with you when you vote. BallotReady is the place the U.S. government's voter information website sends you to when researching candidates.
Click here to go to the BallotReady website to research who's on your ballot.
WHAT WILL MY BALLOT LOOK LIKE?
These links will take you to your local board of elections website, which will have sample ballots to look at and/or print out to practice with.
7 NEWS INTERVIEWS WITH CANDIDATES
Over the last few months leading up to Election Day, 7 News has talked to numerous candidates whose names you could see on your ballot. Here are links to those stories and interviews.
NORTH COUNTRY'S SEAT IN CONGRESS - 21ST DISTRICT
STATE ASSEMBLY - 116TH DISTRICT
Addie Jenne - Democratic, Working Families (Incumbent)
Jenne in her own words on the issues
Mark Walczyk - Republican, Conservative, Independence, Reform
Walczyk in his own words on the issues
Stephanie Miner - SAM
Miner interviewed by 7 News Anchor John Moore
Larry Sharpe - Libertarian
Sharpe seeks support in Massena
Andrew Cuomo - Democratic, Working Families, Independence, Women's Equality (Incumbent)
Howie Hawkins - Green Party Candidate
Kirsten Gillibrand - Democratic, Working Families, Independence, Women's Equality (Incumbent)
Gillibrand discusses health care, debate during Watertown visit
Chele Farley - Republican, Conservative, Reform
Farley interviewed by 7 News Anchor John Moore
NYS ATTORNEY GENERAL
Keith Wofford - Republican, Conservative
Wofford interviewed by 7 News Anchor John Moore
Letitia James – Democratic, Working Families
Michael Sussman - Green
Nancy Sliwa - Reform
Christopher Garvey - Libertarian
STATE SUPREME COURT JUSTICE - 5TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
As far as the north country goes, the 5th Judicial District State Supreme Court Justice race affects voters in Jefferson and Lewis counties. You can pick four when voting. Syracuse.com had all eight candidates submit letters to voters explaining why they are the best person for the job.
Scott DelConte – Democratic, Conservative, Independence
Ted Limpert - Democratic
Christina Cagnina - Democratic
Joseph Cote - Democratic
Karen Brandt - Republican
Gerry Neri – Republican, Conservative, Independence
James Murphy – Republican, Conservative, Independence
Donald Greenwood – Republican, Conservative, Independence
Other races including NYS Comptroller, county and municipal elections will be on the ballot.
WHERE TO FIND ELECTION RESULTS TUESDAY NIGHT
Soon after polling places close results across the north country and state will start rolling in. 7 News will have live election results Tuesday night. You can watch on 7 News Tonight with Jeff Nelson at 10 p.m. on WNYF Fox 28 - Your North Country Fox and 11 p.m. on WWNY. You can also see election results here on wwnytv.com.