POLLS ARE OPEN: Check out statements, endorsements of Pelham town candidates before you go

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Five Republicans are running for five offices in the Town of Pelham, and three Democrats are on the ballot.

GOP Town Judge John DeChiaro is seeking his third consecutive term as judge, and Dan McLaughlin, an incumbent Republican councilman, is running unopposed for town supervisor. The GOP candidates are also running on the Independence and Conservative ballot lines and have dubbed themselves Team Pelham.

The Democratic Party has put up Adam Kagan for town justice and Maura Curtin and Kristen Burke for town council. They’re running under the banner Pelham Now.

The chart below includes links to each candidate’s respective campaign statement and notes additional ballot lines each is running on. 

Democratic Party Republican Party
Justice: Adam Kagan (SAM ballot line) Justice: John DeChiaro (Incumbent) (Independence and Conservative ballot lines)
Supervisor: No candidate Supervisor: Dan McLaughlin (Incumbent councilman) (SAM, Independence and Conservative ballot lines)
Council: Maura Curtin (SAM ballot line) Council: Blake Bell (Incumbent) (Independence and Conservative ballot lines)
Council: Kristen Burke (SAM ballot line) Council: Michelle Marcellino (Independence and Conservative ballot lines)
Clerk: No candidate Clerk: Antoinette Clemente (Independence and Conservative ballot lines)

All three candidates running on the Democratic line as well as Republican town supervisor candidate McLaughlin have been endorsed by the Save America Movement (SAM), which gained ballot access after the 2018 gubernatorial election.

Curtin, Burke, and Kagan have also been endorsed by the Progressive Women of Pelham (PWP), and former Pelham Trustee Joe Marty. The Democratic ticket have all also been endorsed by Village of Pelham Mayor Chance Mullen.

Joseph Durnin Jr., Democract and former longtime mayor of the Village of Pelham, has endorsed DeChiaro, McLaughlin, Bell, Marcellino and Clemente, and Town Republican Chairman Joe Solimine Sr. announced that he supported the slate as well.

All letters of endorsement can be read here.