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The Erie County Board of Elections is extending the hours for absentee voting ahead of the midterm elections.

There is some misinformation on social media regarding a key ballot item in next month’s elections on whether to hold a constitutional convention.

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We walk up the trail to the summit of Hadley Mountain in the southern Adirondacks, fallen leaves crunching underfoot. The wind picks up a bit as we climb up the fire tower for the panoramic view.

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It appears the the race for Niagara County Sheriff in the coming election could be a foregone conclusion.

Democratic incumbent James Voutour has garnered support from all five parties that are appearing on the ballot. The county's Democrats are joined by Republicans, Conservatives, Independents and the Working Families party in backing Voutour.

The deadline for candidates filing for inclusion on the ballot is next week.