Statements submitted by candidates for supervisor and town board in Chester and Goshen are available at the links below.
In each town, the supervisor's seat is competitive. In Goshen, Democrat Ken Newbold is challenging the longtime Republican incumbent, Doug Bloomfield. The incumbent supervisor in Chester, Republican Robert Valentine, is serving out the term of the former supervisor, who resigned, and will face Democrat Susan Bahren.
In Goshen, four candidates -- Richard Florio Jr., Zak Constantine, Philip Canterino, and incumbent John VanDerMolen -- are competing for two open seats on the town board.
Chester has four open seats on its town board. Tom Becker, Tony Ardisana, incumbent Vincent Finizia, and Robert Courtenay are vying for two seats that are open because of a vacancy. The other two seats are now occupied by incumbents Orlando Perez and Cindy Smith, who are running for re-election against challenger Stephen Keahon.
Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 5. For information about polling places, sample ballots, and other information, visit the Orange County Board of Elections site at orangecountygov.com.
Chester supervisor candidate Susan Bahren
Chester supervisor candidate Robert Valentine
Chester candidate Stephen Keahon
Chester candidate Robert Courtenay
Chester candidate Orlando Perez
Chester candidate Tom Becker
Chester candidate Cindy Smith
Chester candidate Dr. Tony Ardisana
Chester candidate Vinny Finizia
Goshen supervisor candidate Ken Newbold
Goshen supervisor candidate Doug Bloomfield
Goshen candidate Richard D. Florio Jr.
Goshen candidate Zak Constantine
Goshen candidate Philip Canterino
Goshen candidate John VanDerMolen