Village Vote 2018 results

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The following results are provided by Newsday.

Atlantic Beach 
In Atlantic Beach, incumbent trustees Edward A. Sullivan and Linda L. Baessler beat challenger Kevin Kelly for two open seats. Baessler received 231 votes and Sullivan received 210 votes, while Kelly received 80 votes, according to results provided by the village clerk. Mayor George Pappas, who ran unopposed, received 247 votes.

Three candidates for 2 trustee seats:

  • Edward A. Sullivan -- 210
  • Linda L. Baessler -- 231
  • Kevin Kelley -- 80

The Taxpayers Party swept the Bayville election, ousting the Bayville Revitalization party which had swept in four years ago. Village trustees certified the vote late Wednesday afternoon. Trustee Robert De Natale defeated Deputy Mayor Joe Russo III in the mayor’s race  1,063 to 1,014.

In the race for three trustee seats David Wright received 1,082 votes, Patricia Farnell received 1,022 votes, Valerie Belcher received 1,016 votes to defeat Jen Jones who received 1,005 votes, Al Avazis who received 1,000 votes and Christopher Pflaumer who received 962 votes. In the race for the remaining two years of a seat vacant due to a death, Peter Valsecchi received 1,080 votes to defeat Erika Bruno who received 913 votes.

Incumbents Steven Mackin (324) and Joseph Gagliano (306)  won re-election against challenger Dan Polner (139).
Three candidates for two village board seats:

  • Steven Mackin -- 324
  • Dan Polner -- 139
  • Joseph Gagliano -- 306

Trustee John Valdini (336) won a two-year mayoral term against incumbent Mayor Joseph McDermott (315).

  • Joseph McDermott -- 315
  • John Valdini -- 336

East Hampton
Challenger Rosemary Brown defeated incumbent Trustee Bruce Siska. Incumbent Trustee Arthur Graham was re-elected.
Three candidates for two trustee seats:

  • Rosemary Brown -- 277
  • Bruce Siska -- 83
  • Arthur Graham -- 225

Great Neck
Incumbent and Deputy Mayor Bart Sobel (339) and incumbent Trustee Khoshrow Namdar (262) defeated challenger Perry Spector (116).
Three candidates for two trustee seats:

  • Khoshrow Namdar -- 262
  • Bart Sobel -- 339
  • Perry Spector -- 116

Hewlett Harbor
Incumbents swept the Hewlett Harbor election in which three candidates ran for two trustee seats. Trustee Thomas Cohen received 250 votes and Trustee Kenneth Kornblau received 244 votes, while challenger John Novello received 210. Mayor Mark Weiss ran unopposed and got 283 votes.

Three candidates for two trustee seats:

  • Kenneth Kornblau -- 244
  • Thomas Cohen -- 250
  • John Novello -- 210

Huntington Bay
Incumbents Donald T. Rave Jr. (132), and Jay Meyer (112) won against challenger John Cannon (42).
Three candidates for 2 trustee seats:

  • Donald T. Rave, Jr. -- 132
  • Jay Meyer -- 112
  • John Cannon -- 42

Alex H. Edelman won the mayor's race (818), defeating Michael Fragin (660).

In the trustees race, Uri Kaufman (883) and Syma F. Diamond (1,121) defeated Stanley R. Kopilow (409).

Without sharing vote totals, the village’s clerk and attorney said Wednesday that these were the winners:
James Liguori, mayor
Sudha Prasad, trustee
Chris Economou, trustee
Brian Fagen, trustee

Oyster Bay:
In Oyster Bay Cove two incumbents beat a challenger and a write in candidate for two trustee seats that have two-year terms. Trustees Elizabeth Brown, with 198 votes, and Adam Kimmick, with 196 votes, defeated challenger Gina Weinberg who received 108 votes and write-in candidate Elizabeth DeAngelis who received 70 votes. 

Port Jefferson
Incumbents Bruce D'Abramo (345) and Bruce Miller (382) won re-election against challenger Kathianne Snaden for two trustee seats.
Three candidates for two trustee seats:

  • Bruce D'Abramo -- 345
  • Bruce Miller -- 382
  • Kathianne Snaden -- 341

Poquott Mayor Dolores “Dee” Parrish was re-elected (240) to a new two-year term, defeating her challenger, Trustee John Richardson (204).

In the trustees race, incumbents Christopher Schleider (241) and William Poupis (235) defeated challengers Dianna Padilla (204) and Felicia Chillak (199)

Incumbents Jeanette Obser (184) and Kimberley Payne (196) won against challenger Eileen Duffy (138).
Three candidates for two open seats:

  • Jeanette Obser -- 184
  • Kimberley Payne -- 196
  • Eileen Duffy -- 138

The North Bellmore and Uniondale school districts also passed budgets on each of their second tries.

North Bellmore passed with 1,268 votes in favor to 712 against. Uniondale passed 836-452.

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