"I'm anxiously waiting for the final counts, but I'm not anticipating the results as final until everything is in," Gabor said of his cautious optimism of his lead.
Gabor said he likely would not be at the Board of Elections for the opening and counting of absentee ballots, but probably would send a representative.
Aumell said he could live with whatever decision the electorate makes.
"Naturally, I want to know what the absentee ballots have to say," Aumell said. "Those people took the time to vote, and we need to see how they voted. If Bill won, that's fine; I just want to make sure that's what the voters had to say."