Matt Nelligan's new party nixed

Clyne also said 19 signatures came from residents who have already signed a designating petition. He said 19 residents were not registered to vote in Guilderland.

Marcia Scott is listed as the filer of the objections, Clyne said.

Another independent nominating petition, started by Roz Robinson and Tim Stanton in New Scotland, was initially objected too, but Clyne said the Board of Elections had "no record evidence" to invalidate the petitions.

Robinson, Stanton, and Supervisor candidate Mike Fields started the New Scotland First Party. Fields has the support of the Republican committee, while Robinson and Stanton do not. The line would allow them to stay on the ballot, even if they lost in the primary on Tuesday, Sept. 15.

He did say, though, that there is a chance that the matter could be brought to the New York State Court of Appeals, if the objectors file for such an action.

The deadline is Tuesday, Sept. 1 for the filing, after the Spotlight Newspaper has gone to press.

"It wouldn't surprise me if they did," he said.'

Check www.spotlightnews.com for an update to the story.""

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