Oneida City

Democratic Committee

Candidates

2021 Local Elections

Margaret is a project manager and senior geologist who has been active in local government for several years. She served as County Supervisor for Wards 1, 2, and 3 in 2017 and has served on the Oneida Water Board since 2018.

Margaret is running for mayor because she believes the people of Oneida deserve a mayor who is proactive, not reactive. She will bring government experience, professional expertise, and a transparency-driven approach so we can make real progress together.

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City Chamberlain

Lillian worked in banking for 26 years in New York City, and worked for JP Morgan as an executive director of the bank. She moved to Oneida with her husband Jeffrey and their son Phillip in 2009 so that her husband could join his local family business.

Lillian is the past president of the Oneida Rotary Club and also serves on the library board, the Lutheran Home Foundation Board, and the Saint Peter's Lutheran Church Council.

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Common Council Ward 1

Sara grew up in Oneida and is a college professor, a nonprofit director, and an administrator. Speaking up to help others is Sara's specialty as a master social worker.

Sara is a new, fresh voice who will help re-imagine our city for the next generation.

Read more about Sara and her platform here.

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Common Council Ward 3

Jim has been the Ward 3 common councilor since 2018. In that time he has:

  • Brought LED streetlamps for safer city lighting and future cost savings.

  • Kept commercial tankers off of residential streets

Read more about Jim and his platform here

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Mike Kaiser

Common Council Ward 6

Mike is a lifelong resident of Oneida. He is retired from 27 years with the state police, and has previously served on Oneida's common council and as public safety commissioner. Mike is currently chairman of Oneida's Civil Service Commission.

Madison County Supervisor Wards 1, 2, 3

John is a lifelong resident of Madison County. He is a retired teacher.

His priorities are:

  • Transparency

  • Environmental sustainability

  • Helping people with disabilities and senior citizens

Read more about John and his platform here

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Joe Magliocca

Madison County Supervisor Wards 4, 5, 6

Joe is a lifelong resident of Oneida. He is currently a Supervisor, and before that, he served on the common council.

Joe has fond memories of walking to his aunts' house across the street from North Broad Street School when he was young. He is passionate about Oneida's parks and the Rail Trail, putting in many hours cleaning and building.

Lew Carinci

Madison County Supervisor Wards 4, 5, 6

Lew served as county supervisor from 2008 through 2017. He is a welding instructor at OCM BOCES and is passionate about teaching. Lew is also the board president of Wanderer's Rest Humane Association.

Judge Molly Fitzgerald

NYS Supreme Court Justice, 6th Judicial District

First elected to Supreme Court in 2007, Judge Fitzgerald has heard cases in all ten counties that make up the 6th Judicial District. The 6th Judicial District is Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Madison, Otsego, Schuyler, Tioga and Tompkins counties. In 2016, she was named Administrative Judge for the district, a competitive position that oversees the functions of the entire court system in the district.

Read more about Judge Molly Fitzgerald here.