Absentee ballots will likely decide the race for Seneca County Judge. After Tuesday’s vote count, Republican Barry Porsch has a 1-HUNDRED vote lead over Democrat David Ettman. Donna Cathy will finish 3rd in the race. View Seneca County election results here.
Kevin Henderson is the new sheriff of Ontario County. Henderson defeated Silvio Palermo in Tuesday’s election 55.4% to 44.5%. Henderson will take over from long-time Sheriff Phil Povero, who is retiring at the end of the year. In the race for Canandaigua Town Supervisor, Cathy Menikotz defeated Linda Dworaczyk and Samuel Casella. Election results for Ontario County can be found here.
David Thurston has been elected Auburn City Court Judge. He defeated Steven Buschman 52% to 48%. He spoke with Finger Lakes News Radio after the win.
Buschman came to Cayuga County Democratic Party headquarters Tuesday night and conceded the race in person to Thurston. Cayuga County election results can be found here.
A photo from inside the Cayuga County Democratic Party headquarters:
Voting results from Yates County are available here.
In the race for Schuyler County Legislature District 6, incumbent Republican Phil Barnes defeated Brian Eslinger by just 17 votes. Voting results from Schuyler County are available here.
Congressman Tom Reed has won re-election in the 23rd Congressional District.
Congressman John Katko has won re-election in the 24th Congressional District.
Congressman Chris Collins has been declared the winner in the 27th Congressional District race over Nate McMurray.
State Senator Pam Helming defeated Kenan Baldridge 60-36% for re-election in the 54th Senate District
State Senator Tom O’Mara was re-elected to the 58th Senate District, defeating Amanda Kirchgessner 58-38%.
The Associated Press has called the race for Governor for Andrew Cuomo.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has defeated Republican challenger Chele Farley to win re-election to a second full term.
Thomas Dinapoli wins third term in state comptroller’s race.
Joe Morelle has defeated Jim Maxwell for Louise Slaughter’s 25th Congressional District seat.