Oneida City

Democratic Committee

Current Campaigns - Democrats

And, we're off!

Here is a list of Democrats running in the local elections in 2019:

Jim Chamberlain

Candidate for Mayor

Press: Jim Chamberlain running for Oneida Mayor - Oneida Daily Dispatch, January 9, 2019

Jim Chamberlain is currently the Ward 5 Common Councillor and Deputy Mayor.

Read more about Jim here

Melissa Stearns

Candidate for City Court Judge

Melissa is the Principal Law Clerk (attorney) to the Honorable Donald F. Cerio, Jr., Acting Supreme Court Justice seated in Madison County, a position she has held for the last 11 years.

Read more about Melissa here

Visit Melissa's website here

Vote for Two: Madison County Supervisor, Oneida Wards 1, 2, 3

Margaret Milman-Barris

Candidate for Madison County Supervisor, Oneida Wards 1, 2, 3

Press: Margaret Milman-Barris announces campaign to return to Madison County Board of Supervisors - Madison County Courier, February 6, 2019

Margaret Milman-Barris was formerly a Madison County Supervisor representing Oneida Wards 1, 2, and 3 from May through December 2017.

Margaret is endorsed by the CSEA Central Regional 5 and the Working Families Party.

Read more about Margaret here

John Nichols

Candidate for Madison County Supervisor, Oneida Wards 1, 2, 3

John is a retired teacher, former president of the East Syracuse Minoa School District United Teachers Union, and proud father of Sarah and Becky.

John wants to ensure that Madison County continues to be a leader across the state in recycling and renewable energy efforts, and to make sure that residents continue to have clean drinking water. Consistency and quality of services for seniors and our disabled neighbors are priorities for John.

John is a registered Democrat running on the "Make A Difference" line on the ballot. He is endorsed by the Oneida City Democratic Committee, the CSEA Central Region 5, and the Madison County Educators Association.

Vote for Two: Madison County Supervisor, Oneida Wards 4, 5, 6

Joseph Magliocca

Candidate for Madison County Supervisor, Oneida Wards 4, 5, 6

Joe is an incumbent Supervisor for Wards 4, 5, and 6, a position he has served in since 2016.

A. Max Smith

Candidate for Madison County Supervisor, Oneida Wards 4, 5, 6

A. Max Smith spent well over 10 years on the Oneida Common Council. He is a past Mayor and Deputy Mayor.

Max will bring that experience and perspective to bear on behalf of wards 4, 5, and 6 and the City as a whole.

Alan Cohen

Candidate for Common Council Ward 1

Al is the incumbent Common Councilor for Ward 1, a position he has served in since 2016.

Read more about Al here.

Michael Bowe

Candidate for Common Council Ward 2

Mike is currently the Ward 2 Common Councillor, a position he has served in since 2014.

Read more about Mike here

Jim Coulthart

Candidate for Common Council Ward 3

Jim is currently the Ward 3 Common Councillor, a position he has served in since 2018.

Read more about Jim here

Randy Jones

Candidate for Common Council Ward 5

Randy served for 6 years in the U.S. Navy and is currently a line supervisor for National Grid. He constructed, owns and operates A&R Storage since 1999.

He wants to see the 5th ward and this City set the tone as “Good Neighbors” – Good to each other, good to our businesses, and good to our visitors.

Read more about Randy here

Nancy Andrews

Candidate for City Chamberlain

Nancy has served as Oneida's City Chamberlain since 1998.