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Still too close to call in Cayuga County Legislature races

A single vote is separating the candidates in a race that will determine which party controls the Cayuga County Legislature in 2020.

Unofficial election results Tuesday night showed Democrats picking up two seats in Auburn while Republicans flipped a seat in the southern end of the county. Those three races, along with the uncontested seats and seats not up for election this year, left the weighted vote split in the Legislature at 418 for Democrats and 417 for Republicans.

With 442 weighted votes needed for a majority, all eyes next week will be on absentee ballot counting in District 14, where one vote separates incumbent Republican Michael Didio and Democratic challenger Gwen Webber-McLeod.

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