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Full list of candidates running for Chemung County Executive and Legislature

Below is a list of candidates who have announced they are running for Chemung County Legislature and Executive.  Ballot petitions can be picked up on June 5th. 

The candidates must collect signatures from 5% of the Democrats or Republicans who are registered in the district they plan to running in.  

Chemung County Executive Candidates:

Republican

Chris Moss: current Chemung County Sheriff

Mike Krusen: current Deputy County Executive

Democrat

Jerome Emanuel: Business owner

Chemung County Legislature: 1st District

Republican

(I) John Pastrick: Seeking re-election to a fifth term

Brent Tarntino- Wants to fix the property tax and understaffed police departments. 

Democrat

Anthony Pucci: Retired teacher who taught at the Notre Dame High School in Elmira and book author 

Chemung County Legislature: 2nd District

Democrat: 

none declared at this time

Republican

David Manchester: Seeking re-election 

Chemung County Legislature: 3rd District

Republican

(I) Tom Sweet: Running for re-election 

Mike Belosky: Former Chemung County Buildings and Grounds Superintendent 

Democrat

Deb Lynch: Horseheads Native 

Chemung County Legislature: 4th District

Republican: 

(I) Joe Brennan: Running for re-election for a 4th time 

Michael Printup: President of Watkins Glen International 

Chemung County Legislature: 5th District

Republican

(I) Ken Miller: Seeking re-election after dropping out of Chemung County Executive race 

Mark Margison: A partner in the Margeson Insurance Agency

Democrat

None at this time

Chemung County Legislature: 6th District

Republican 

(I) Brian Hyland: Seeking re-election 

Democrat

None at this time

Chemung County Legislature: 7th District 

Republican 

(I) Neil Milliken: Seeking re-election 

Democrat

Christina Bruner Sonsire: Elmira attorney

Chemung County Legislature: 8th District

Republican

(I) Peggy Woodard: Seeking re-election 

Frank Cicci: In the convenience store business for 45 years and a Vietnam-era veteran of the U.S. Army.

Democrat 

Christopher Callas: 

Chemung County Legislature: 9th District

Republican

(I) Bill Fairchild: Seeking re-election 

John Burin: An Elmira Water Board commissioner

Democrat

None at this time

Chemung County Legislature: 10th District

Republican

(I) Martin Chalk: Seeking re-election 

Democrat

None at this time

Chemung County Legislature: 11th District

Democrat

None at this time

Republican

None at this time

Chemung County Legislature: 12th District

Democrat

Peter Keenan: Elmira native 

Bill McCarthy: A former member of the Elmira City Council plans

Chemung County Legislature: 13th District

Republican

(I) Rick Madl: Seeking re-election

Scott Drake: Former Elmira Police Chief 

Democrat

Tanisha Logan- Lattimore: Elmira resident 

Claude Oliver 

Chemung County Legislature: 14th District

Republican

Mike Smith

Democrat

Christina Heyward

Chemung County Legislature: 15th District

Republican 

(I) Rodney Strange: Seeking re-election

Democrat

None at this time


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