A special election will be held from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 10 to fill the 57th State Senate District seat held by Patricia K. McGee, who died April 2. Nominations must be filed by independent and major political parties with the state Board of Elections by Monday. New voter registrants may send forms, postmarked by 5 p.m. Friday, to the Cattaraugus County Board of Elections to be received no later than April 20. Voter registrants may also deliver completed forms in person to the board's office at 302 Court St. until 5 p.m. April 29.
Voter registration forms and absentee ballot applications can be downloaded at cattco.org, or call the Cattaraugus County Board of Elections at 938-9111, Ext. 2400-2403.