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Peekskill Voters Head To The Polls Tuesday For Independence Primary

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. – Polls for Peekskill’s Independence primary election open at 6 a.m. and close at 9 p.m. Tuesday, with contested races for the positions of City Council member and mayor.

With three seats available for election on the Peekskill City Council, Andrew Torres, Drew Claxton and Marbeth McGowan will run on the Independence ballot. Incumbent Mayor Mary Foster also will run on the Independence ticket to seek re-election.

Independence voters also can opt to vote for a write-in candidate in both the City Council and mayoral races.

Additionally, Buchanan resident Duane Jackson is running on the Independence ticket for the District 1 seat on the Westchester County Board of Legislators. County Legislator Catherine Borgia is running on the Independence ticket to keep her District 9 seat.

Both districts represent different parts of Peekskill. Voters also have the option of writing in a candidate for the District 1 or District 9 seats.

Check the Westchester Board of Elections' website for information about polling locations.

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