In the upcoming special election on March 12, voters in Ward 6 will see new faces on the ballot.
Democrat Michael Salotto and Republican Tom Moracco are vying for a seat that will run through December 31, 2025, according to reporting this week by the Finger Lakes Times.
This election follows a rare tie in the November election between Incumbent Republican Kyle Brimm and Democrat Scott Bowes, leading to the current vacancy. Both declined to run again, citing differing reasons for their exit from the race.
Michael Salotto, a 30-year-old school counselor and former student at Marcus Whitman Intermediate School, is focused on addressing local issues like the lack of a grocery store and the need for a pedestrian bridge over Routes 5&20.
Meanwhile, 62-year-old Tom Moracco, owner of Moracco Machining, emphasizes his commitment to public safety and youth sports. Both candidates are long-time residents of Geneva, with Moracco having over 40 years of experience in construction.
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