The Job: The Town Clerk is in charge of most town records, issues certain licenses and permits, files reports with county and State agencies as required, is involved with election administration, posts legal notices, and is, in many ways, a pivot around which the town operates. The Town Clerk manages the Town Clerk office and staff. The Town Clerk is also clerk of the Town Council but is not a voting member of the town council.
The District: Southold Town encompasses Orient, East Marion, Greenport, Greenport West, Fishers Island, Southold, Peconic, Laurel, Cutchogue, and Mattituck.
The Open Seats: The incumbent Town Clerk is retiring this year leaving an open seat.
Election Day: November 2, 2021
For Town Clerk
Candace is a small business owner, licensed insurance broker/agent and native Greenporter, whose large extended family is deeply rooted in the community and service. As a formal preschool teacher, Candace developed a passion for ensuring diverse representation for minority children across all positions of power. She is thrilled to bring her positive energy, administrative and management skills and her commitment to community to be a part of the changes she hopes to see in Southold and beyond.