Local Elections Are Around the Corner – Don’t Miss Candidates’ Night and Be Sure to Use the League’s Resources to Make Informed Choices
Candidates’ Night Thursday, October 24th at 7 pm
The League of Women Voters of New Castle invites the Community to Candidates’ Night on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Chappaqua Library Theater, 95 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua, N.Y. Come see and hear your local candidates in the flesh! Ask them questions.* Enjoy our famously delicious refreshments! This is an evening you won’t want to miss! But if you can’t come to the library . . .
This year for the first time, the Chappaqua Library has the ability, thanks to New Castle Community Media Center, to stream the proceedings at Candidates’ Night LIVE! The Center will publish a link for the high definition internet stream next week. Questions may be submitted by e-mail during Candidates’ Night to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org. You must provide your name and address with your question.
All candidates have accepted our invitation:
WESTCHESTER COUNTY LEGISLATOR, DISTRICT 4 (1 Legislator):
- Gregory Kane
- Michael Kaplowitz
NEW CASTLE TOWN SUPERVISOR (1 Supervisor):
- Robert Greenstein
- Penelle Paderewski
NEW CASTLE TOWN BOARD (2 SEATS) :
- Adam Brodsky
- John Buckley
- Lisa Katz
- Michael Wolfensohn
TOWN JUSTICE (1 Justice):
- Stuart Miller
- Noah Sorkin
*Judicial candidates will present a statement; no questions will be taken from the audience.
Forum for Candidates for County Office
LWV of Westchester and Pace University Present a Forum for Candidates for County Office
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Pace University Graduate Center, Room 206, 1 Martine Avenue, White Plains. (Parking in Galleria lot)
5:00 pm – Registration and question collection
5:30-6:30 pm – Candidates for County Executive: Rob Astorino, incumbent, and Noam Bramson, New Rochelle Mayor.
6:45 – 7:15 pm – Candidate for District Attorney: Statement by incumbent, Janet DiFiore, who is running unopposed.
7:30-8:15 pm – Candidates for County Clerk: Timothy Idoni, incumbent, and Mary Beth Murphy, Somers Town Supervisor.
For further information, contact Adelaide DiGiorgi, 779-1288
Did You Know that there are Six Ballot Proposals in November?
By Mary Kirsch
League of Women Voters of New Castle Board Member
Election Day approaches! We will make our way to the polls in spite of being busy and/or tired, sometimes in spite of bad weather. We are motivated knowing that voting is an important responsibility and should be taken seriously.
Well, brace yourselves! This November there are six statewide ballot questions. The ballot proposals are:
1. Casino gambling
2. Civil Service Credit for Veterans with Disabilities Certified Post-Appointment
3. Exclusion of Indebtedness Contracted for Sewage Facilities
4. Settling Disputed Title in the Forest Preserve
5. In Relation to a Land Exchange in the State Forest Preserve with NYCO Minerals, Inc.
6. Increasing Age until which Certain State Judges Can Serve
The NYS League of Women Voters has compiled a brief summary of each proposal and presented the pros and cons (if any) of a yes vote for each proposal. Click HERE to see the summary. Also, a pamphlet titled “2013 Voters Guide Part II” is being distributed by the LWV of New Castle. Look for it at our Candidates’ Night on October 24th at 7:00 p.m. at the Chappaqua Library Theater. You can also find it online at www.lwvny.org and as part of www.Vote411.org.
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