With 95.7 percent of districts reporting, Republican incumbent Casey Jordan beat Democratic challenger Charles Henry by a vote of 1,926 to 1,249.
Town of Cicero
With the exception of the town clerk, incumbent Republicans were swept out of office in the town of Cicero, which has endured controversy over assessment issues and legal fees. Winners were Democrat Judy Boyke, who beat Chet Dudzinski by a vote of 3,782 to 2,490; town councilors Jessica Zambrano (3,405 votes) and Lynn Jennings (3,543) over Melissa DelGuercio (2,365) and Jason Mott (2,321); and incumbent town clerk Tracy Cosilmon (3,226) over Democrat Sheri Mitchell (2,952). Highway Superintendent Chris Woznica ran unopposed, as did tax receiver Sharon Edick.
Town of Clay
The Clay election brought no surprises; Republicans have dominated town politics for the better part of the last two and a half decades. With 96.1 percent of districts reporting, incumbent Supervisor Damian Ulatowski defeated Democratic challenger Dan McIntyre, receiving 4,770 votes to McIntyre's 2,969. Tax receiver JoDee Kenny defeated challenger Jim Kozlowski by a vote of 5,777 to 2,075.
Running unopposed were town board candidates Naomi Bray, Bruce Johnson and William Weaver; town clerk Jill Hageman-Clark; and town justice Christopher Gaiser.
Town of Salina
Republican incumbents held onto their seats in the town of Salina. Incumbent Supervisor Mark Nicotra beat Democrat Mike Giarrusso 3,809 to 2,328; First Ward Councilor Colleen Gunnip received 951 votes to Democratic challenger Christine Slocum's 664; Third Ward Councilor Chris Benz received 704 to Democratic challenger Robert Judd's 488; and Michael DelVecchio received 943 to Democratic challenger Dominick DiPaulo's 561. The only exception was in the Second Ward, where Democratic challenger V. James Magnarelli defeated Republican incumbent Tom Saya by a slim margin of 854 to 824.
Running unopposed were tax receiver Alicia MacCollum and town justice Andrew Piraino.
For comments from the winners and losers, check out the Nov. 11 edition of the Liverpool-North Syracuse Star-Review.