Nov 03, 2009 Doug Campbell Uncategorized
Election Day was Nov. 3, with polls open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. There were contested races in towns across the country as well as a heated county sheriff and county clerk race. The Madison County Board of Elections released preliminary, unofficial results after the polls closed Tuesday night.
As of Tuesday night, 52 of 55 districts had reported their results.
In the sheriff race, Democratic party candidate Allen Riley had 9,391 votes, beating Republican and Independence party candidate Jim Zophy who had 7,305 votes.
In the county clerk race, Republican and Conservative party candidate Kenneth J. Kunkel, Jr. had 9,631 votes at the end of Tuesday night, while Democratic and Independence party candidate Charles O. McMahon had 6,189.
In the race for town supervisor, Republican and Independence candidate John J. Salka beat Democratic and People’s Choice candidate Loren C. Corbin for town supervisor. Salka had 421 votes, while Corbin had 387 votes.
In the town clerk/collector race, Democratic candidate Sherry Kabana beat Republican, Independence and Conservative party candidate Margaret J. O’Brien. Kabana had 622 votes, while Corbin had 266 votes.
In the highway superintendent race, Republican, Independence and Conservative party candidate Daniel J. O’Brien beat People’s Choice candidate Roderick B. Johnson. O’Brien had 418 votes, while Johnson had 413 votes.
In the race for town justice, Democratic candidate Don Brown beat Republican candidate Bonnie M. Button and Independence candidate Edward W. Dineen, Jr. Brown had 423 votes, Button had 243 votes and Dineen had 121 votes.
There were two open spots for town council, with four candidates running. Democratic and People’s Choice party candidate George Cowen and Republican candidate Dewitt C. Head beat Republican candidate Charles K. Blood and Democratic candidate Marylou Rhodes. Cowen had 493 votes, Blood had 270 votes, Rhodes had 216 votes and Head had 551 votes.
In the race for town supervisor, Republican and Peace candidate Priscilla Suits beat Democratic and Future Vision candidate Mary E. Messere. Messere had 314 votes, while Suits had 568 votes.
In the highway superintendent race, Republican candidate Murry A. Ames beat Democratic party candidate Larry J. Phillips II. Phillips had 384 votes, while Ames had 493 votes.
Town council candidates William B. Donnelly and Paul Orth received 676 votes and 480 votes, respectively. Donnelly is a Democratic party member and Orth is a Republican party member.
The town clerk position was uncontested. Democratic party candidate Debra L. Clark received 785 votes.
Fenner did not have any contested races in the Nov. 3 election.
Republican supervisor candidate Russell L. Cary received 334 votes, Republican town clerk/collector candidate Joanne Buyea received 328 votes, Republican highway superintendent candidate Frank M. Hyatt received 316 votes and Republican tax collector candidate Sharon E. Larkin received 298 votes.
Town council candidates Henry Stoker and Hannah Strack received 200 votes and 262 votes, respectively. Stoker is a Democratic party member and Strack is a Republican party member.
In the race for town supervisor, Republican candidate David Coye beat Natural Law candidate Malcolm D. Sergent and Local Citizens candidate Bart C. Chapin. Coye had 210 votes, while Sergent had 110 votes and Chapin had 162 votes.
In the town clerk/collector race, Republican party candidate Sarah A. Brush beat Democratic and Hometown party candidate Eileen Steinmetz, People’s Choice candidate Mary Meigs and Ethics party candidate Jessica Chapin. Brush had 196 votes, while Steinmetz had 144 votes, Meigs had 116 votes and Chapin had 44 votes.
Four candidates were vying for two open town council positions in Georgetown. Democratic party candidate Lyle Mason and Republican candidate Matthew Van Heusen earned the most votes, beating out Republican candidate Jessica L. Warren and Good Neighbor party candidate Floyd Hunter. Mason had 290 votes, Van Heusen had 262 votes, Warren had 174 votes and Hunter had 170 votes.
In an uncontested highway superintendent race, Democratic, Republican and Independence party candidate Thomas J. Campbell received 360 votes.
In the race for town supervisor, Democratic Good Government and Independence candidate Bob Kuiper beat Republican and Hometown party candidate Scott A. Mills. Kuiper had 666 votes, while Mills had 526 votes.
In the race for town justice, Democratic and Good Government party candidate Donald W. Haight won with 612 votes, beating Republican and Conservative party candidate Donald P. Misch, who had 563 votes.
Four candidates were vying for two open town council positions in Hamilton. Democratic and Good Government party candidate Peter Darby and Democratic and Good Government party candidate Carolyn S. Todd earned the most votes, beating out Republican and Hometown party candidate Lindsey M. Hoham and Republican and Hometown party candidate Timothy A. Trueworthy. Darby had 688 votes, Todd had 657 votes, Hoham had 471 votes and Trueworthy had 557 votes.
Donald R. Marcellus won the highway superintendent position in an uncontested race with 1,107 votes and Catherine S. Hotaling won the town clerk seat in an uncontested race with 860 votes.
In the race for town supervisor, Democratic Open Government, Independence and Conservative party candidate James S. Goldstein beat Republican and Good Neighbor party candidate Susan Galbraith. Goldstein had 218 votes, while Galbraith had 204 votes.
In the town clerk/collector race, Democratic Open Government and Independence party candidate Lisa Thomas beat We The People party candidate Tina Sharp. Thomas had 277 votes, while Sharp had 123 votes.
In the highway superintendent race, Democratic Open Government and Republican party candidate Alex P. Hodge beat We The People party candidate Robert Sharp. Hodge had 300 votes, while Sharp had 114 votes.
In an uncontested town council race, Steven H. Wilcox and Lois M. Hartshorn received 269 votes and 316 votes, respectively. Hartshorn is a Democratic Open Government and Republican party member and Wilcox is a Republican party member.
Open Government party member Kate L. Eaves ran an uncontested race for town justice, receiving 203 votes.
In Lenox, Republican, Independence and Conservative party candidate Salvador A. Cesario beat Time For Change party candidate Douglas W. Simmons for highway superintendent. Cesario had 1,299 votes, while Simmons had 821 votes.
In Lenox, three candidates were vying for two open town council positions. Republican party candidate Anthony J. Palamara and Republican candidate John R. Hadyk edged out Independence and Conservative party candidate Edward Cerasia. Cerasia earned 905 votes, Hadyk had 1,391 votes and Palamara had 1,319 votes.
Both the supervisor and town clerk races were uncontested. Republican, Independence and Conservative party candidate Rocco J. DiVeronica won 1,758 votes for town supervisor, while Republican town clerk candidate Charlene L. Barnes had 1,709 votes.
In Lincoln, three candidates vied for two open town council positions. Republican party candidate William D. Wilcox and Republican candidate Jayne Burback Black edged out Common Sense party candidate Ronald H. McClain. Wilcox earned 389 votes, Black had 375 votes and McClain had 109 votes.
In the race for highway superintendent, Republican and Country Roads party candidate Anthony J. Domenicone beat People’s Choice candidate Erik L. Rundberg. Domenicone had 429 votes, while Rundberg had 93 votes.
Republican party town clerk candidate Rosanne Warner ran unopposed, earning 362 votes.
In the town supervisor race, Republican candidate Ronald C. Bono beat Democratic and Unity party candidate Jim Murphy. Bono had 566 votes while Murphy had 319 votes.
In the race for highway superintendent, Democratic party candidate Roy Kirley beat Republican candidate Michael J. Gridley. Kirley had 541 votes, while Gridley had 346 votes.
In Madison, four candidates vied for two open town council positions. Republican party candidate Patricia J. Bikowsky and Republican and Independence party candidate James E. Lundrigan edged out Democratic and Unity party candidate John Blackmore and Democratic and Unity candidate Stan Roe. Bikowsky earned 561 votes, Lundrigan had 559 votes, Blackmore had 288 votes and Roe had 313 votes.
In a race to fill another town council vacancy, Republican, Independence and Conservative party candidate Gregory M. Reuter beat Democratic and Unity party member Ed Sitts. Reuter had 540 votes, while Sitts had 323 votes.
Madison’s town clerk and town justice races were uncontested. Republican town clerk candidate Tracy M. McLain received 700 votes, while Republican town justice candidate Robert W. Engle had 654 votes.
In Oneida, Democratic and People’s Choice party candidate Leo N. Matzke beat Republican, Independence and Conservative party candidate Peter F. Hedglon for mayor. Matzke had 1,706 votes, while Hedglon has 1,059 votes.
Democratic party candidate Nancy Andrews won the city chamberlain position in an uncontested race. Andrews had 1,982 votes.
The two supervisor positions for Oneida wards 4, 5 and 6 went to Democratic, Independence and Conservative party candidates James V. Rafte and Lewis Carinci. Rafte received 837 votes and Carinci received 700 votes.
The two supervisor positions for Oneida wards 1, 2 and 3 went to Republican, Independence and Conservative party candidates John A. Reinhardt and Scott A. Henderson. Reinhardt received 1,170 votes and Henderson received 1,134 votes.
Oneida City Council
In Ward 1, Daniel R. Jones beat Pauline Waldron. Jones had 310 votes, while Waldron had 208.
In Ward 2, David Cimpi beat Nicolina Trifunovski. Cimpi had 382 votes while Trifunovski had 288 votes.
In Ward 3, A. Max Smith beat Erwin Smith with 250 to 173 votes.
In Ward 4, Michael J. Kaiser beat Marcia Rafte. Kaiser had 180 votes while Rafte had 167 votes.
In Ward 5, Donald Moore beat Brian E. Karst. Moore had 252 votes, while Karst had 104.
In Ward 6, Michael T. Grass beat Robert Brown. Grass had 161 votes, while Brown had 145 votes.
The only contested race in Smithfield was for the town clerk position. Republican party candidate Janice C. Sebring beat Democratic party candidate Page Winn. Winn had 119 votes, while Sebring had 186 votes.
Republican supervisor candidate Richard O. Bargabos received 238 votes. Republican highway superintendent candidate Gary E. Tucker received 272 votes.
Democratic party candidate Brenda Goff and Republican party candidate Richard J. Looft were elected to the two open town council positions. Goff received 185 votes, and Looft received 171 votes.
Stockbridge and Sullivan
Results for Stockbridge and Sullivan were not available at the end of Tuesday night. Check back at cnylink.com for those results as they are made available.