Vote Results

549 voters (519 scanned votes; 30 absentee ballots)
444 YES  (424 scanned votes; 20 absentee ballots)
99 NO  (90 scanned votes; 9 absentee ballots)
Amy Cordisco – 304 votes**Elected
Elisabeth F. Hellwege – 286 votes**Re-Elected
Michelle Denega – 212 votes
Janine Berkson – 127 votes
Elizabeth Frey – 1 write-in
Eligibility to vote:
  • Registered to vote, either in the general election or locally registered with the library/school district
  • Resident of the Cornwall Central School District for 30 days prior to the vote
  • 18 years of age or older
  • A U.S. citizen

To register to vote locally, please register at the library at least 5 days prior to the vote Monday-Friday from 9:00am-5:00pm.

Absentee ballot information

To request an absentee ballot, fill out an Application for Absentee Ballot form and mail it to the library: Cornwall Public Library, 395 Hudson Street, Cornwall, NY 12518; or drop it off at the library.

The ballot will be mailed to those who file an application as soon as the ballots are available.  If the ballot is to be mailed to you and/or mailed back to the library, the application must be received by the library by 5:00pm on April 10, 2017. If the ballot is to be hand-delivered and not mailed to you or back to the library, the application and ballot must be received by 8:00pm on April 17, 2017.


Budget Information

2017-2018 Budget Category Breakouts-final

Candidates for Two (2) Open Trustee Seats (each serves a 3-year term)

Candidate #1

Elisabeth Hellwege










Candidate #2

Amy Cordisco








Candidate #3

Janine Berkson

Berkson bio










Candidate #4

Michelle Denega