Early voting begins this weekend for June primary

Fulton County residents will have one early voting location for the June primary. 

Residents can turn out to the Gloversville City Recreation Center/Code Blue Shelter on Third Avenue in Gloversville starting Saturday morning to begin casting their early voting ballots, according to the county Board of Elections. 

Hours for the sites are as follows: 

  • Saturday June 18 from 9a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • Sunday June 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Monday June 20 from noon to 8 p.m. 
  • Tuesday June 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • Wednesday June 22 from  noon to 8 p.m. 
  • Thursday June 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • Friday June 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • Saturday June 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • Sunday June 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

This primary includes races for governor and lieutenant governor. Three people — current Gov. Kathy Hochul, Thomas Suozzi and Juamaane Williams — will vie for the Democratic nomination, according to the county’s Board of Elections website. Republicans will pick from Rob Astorino, Andrew Giuliani, Harry Wilson and Lee Zeldin to be the nominee for governor. 

Lieutenant governor candidates for the Democratic primary include Ana Maria Archila, Diana Reyna and current Lt. Gov. Antonio Delgado. The Republican party does not have a primary for lieutenant governor. 

There are also two other primaries. There is a county-wide primary for registered Republicans to vote for a nominee for district attorney. The candidates are Michael J. Poulin and Amanda M. Nellis, according to sample ballots on the county Board of Elections website. There is also a primary for Gloversville City Judge for registered Republicans and Conservatives. The candidates are Traci DiMezza and John N. Clo. 

If you vote early you cannot vote on primary day, which is June 28th. 



By Shenandoah Briere

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