Matter of Boniello v Niagara County Bd. of Elections

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Matter of Boniello v Niagara County Bd. of Elections 2015 NY Slip Op 06614 Decided on August 19, 2015 Appellate Division, Fourth Department Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law ยง 431. This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports.

Decided on August 19, 2015 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department
PRESENT: SCUDDER, P.J., LINDLEY, SCONIERS, VALENTINO, AND DEJOSEPH, JJ.
887 CAE 15-01340

[*1]IN THE MATTER OF DAVID G. BONIELLO, PETITIONER-APPELLANT,

v

NIAGARA COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS, LORA ALLEN AND JENNIFER FRONCZAK, AS COMMISSIONERS OF NIAGARA COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS, AND MICHAEL S. GAWEL, RESPONDENTS-RESPONDENTS. (APPEAL NO. 2.)



JAMES OSTROWSKI, BUFFALO, FOR PETITIONER-APPELLANT.

CLAUDE A. JOERG, COUNTY ATTORNEY, LOCKPORT, FOR RESPONDENTS-RESPONDENTS NIAGARA COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS, AND LORA ALLEN AND JENNIFER FRONCZAK, AS COMMISSIONERS OF NIAGARA COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS.

MICHAEL J. SULLIVAN, FREDONIA, FOR RESPONDENT-RESPONDENT MICHAEL S. GAWEL.



Appeal from an order of the Supreme Court, Niagara County (Mark Montour, J.), entered August 14, 2015 in a proceeding pursuant to Election Law article 16. The order, insofar as appealed from, denied and dismissed the petition and directed that the name of petitioner shall not be placed on the Republican Party primary ballot for the office of Niagara Falls City Court Judge.

It is hereby ORDERED that the order so appealed from is unanimously affirmed without costs.

Same memorandum as in Matter of Boniello v Niagara County Bd. of Elections ([appeal No. 1] ___ AD3d ___ [Aug. 19, 2015]).

Entered: August 19, 2015

Frances E. Cafarell

Clerk of the Court