Posts tagged Doug Smith

Political food for thought

   September 20, 2013 9:28 am    0

Diners at Calamari’s Squid Row in downtown Erie might notice that the management is serving food with a side of politics. The paper place mats at Calamari’s are an advertisement for Bill Kelly Jr.’s bid for an Erie County judgeship. Co-owner J. Honard said that he is a good friend and supporter of Kelly, a…


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Challenging primary results costs money

   May 24, 2013 9:03 am    0

The official vote count from Tuesday’s primary should be completed this morning. But anyone wishing to challenge the results should know this: It’s not a cheap date. A challenge of each voting machine would cost $50, said Doug Smith, Erie County clerk of elections. So in Summit Township, for instance, where Democrat Sandra Zawistoski lost by…


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This is only a test

   May 1, 2013 3:36 pm    0

If the Erie County Election Office is testing the ballot software for the primary, can voting day be far away? The answer, of course, is no. The primary is May 21. The Election Office today started to test the software, a process that could run into Thursday, said Doug Smith, Erie County clerk of elections. Test votes…


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