The People’s Caucus of Briarcliff Manor is a non partisan civic organization which encourages candidates to seek local elected office. Anyone in the Village of Briarcliff Manor who is eligible to vote in a general election is automatically a member of theCaucus, irrespective of any other political party affiliation. Any member of the Caucus may seek nomination for election to the Caucus’ Executive Committee. The elected officer positions are: Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and Secretary for a term of one year. Such elected officers plus an additional Member at Large appointed by the Chair shall constitute the Executive Committee.
Briarcliff’s Village elections will be held March 19, 2013. The positions of Mayor, two Trustees and Village Justice are up for election for terms of two (2), two (2), and four (4) years, respectively. Any member of the Caucus may seek nomination as the Caucus’ candidate in the March election for these positions. Candidates receiving the Caucus’ endorsement will appear on the Caucus line on the March 19 election ballot.
The key dates are:
Wednesday, December 12, 2013 - The Caucus’ Executive Committee will hold an information meeting in the Village Youth Center, behind the Municipal Building at 8 PM for any persons considering running for these positions. Interested persons should please advise a member of the Executive Committee by December 10.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - The Caucus’ Annual Nominating Meeting will be held in the Briarcliff Middle School Theater at 8 PM. At this meeting the Caucus members will nominate candidates for Mayor, two Trustees, and Village Justice and for the Caucus’ Executive Committee.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - At this meeting, those persons nominated for loca lelected official office will participate in a debate/meet the candidates meeting, where the public will have the opportunity to ask them questions. This meeting will be held in the Middle School Theater at 8 PM.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - Should any local elected position be contested, a voting meeting will follow on this date in the Village Youth Center. Voting hours are 3 PM – 9PM or by proxy.
The January 9 and 16 meetings will be videotaped and shown on local public accesschannels.