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PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS: Who won? Who lost? Who will be on the ballot in November?

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Primary Day 2023 is officially in the books. The polls have closed and results have been posted below. There were a number of immensely important local races. Scroll through this comprehensive list of all races to see how candidates fared in your community.


Cayuga County

***Complete Unofficial Results ***

Conquest Town Clerk (Republican)

Rochelle Daggett: 11
Lisa Tortorello: 39

County Legislator (District 1) (Republican)

James Basile: 114
Alan Simmons: 151

Mentz Town Supervisor (Republican)

Mark Emerson: 29
Richard Nielens: 22

Montezuma Town Clerk (Republican)

June Smith: 6
Marie Cronin: 29

Niles Town Supervisor (Republican)

David Denman: 29
Steven Cuddeback: 64

Niles Town Council (Republican, two available)

Allan Badman: 83
Tamara Severson: 44
Bernard Juli: 46
Joan Jayne: 45
Clarence Edmonds: 46

Throop Highway Superintendent (Republican)

Frederick Robinson: 73
Joe McBride: 77

Throop Republican Committee (Four available)

Lydia Patti Ruffinin: 47
Bruce Ruffini: 44
Edward Ringmacher: 43
Patricia McBride: 76
Michael Butler: 55
Frederick Robinson: 73
Sarah Delfavero: 85
Nancy Sullivan: 66
Paul Ryan: 64

Victory Town Council (Republican, two available)

Robin Bartholomew: 57
Mark Southwick: 51
Victoria Wallace: 48

Victory Republican Committee (Four available)

Trevor Cady: 60
Victoria Wallace: 49
Patrick Coleman: 51
Todd Scruton: 53
Mary Quimby: 45
Caleb Lozzio: 49




Ontario County

*** Complete Unofficial Results ***

County Clerk (Democrat)

Heidi Barend-Guerrie: 1,147
Elizabeth Yockel: 1,646

Coroner (Republican, two available)

Michael John: 696
James Devaney: 859
Thomas Cheney: 1,154

Gorham Supervisor (Republican)

Brian Lazarus: 52
Dale Stell: 187

Geneva Mayor (Democrat)

Jan Regan: 716
Steve Valentino: 277

Geneva City Council (at-large) (Democrat, two available)

John Brennan: 653
Anthony Noone: 337
Ahmad Whitfield: 687

Geneva City Council (Democrat, Ward 4)

Peter Gillotte: 82
RJ Rapoza: 86

Geneva City Council (Democrat, Ward 5)

Will Wolf: 59
James Petropoulos: 33


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Schuyler County

*** Complete Unofficial Results ***

Orange Town Supervisor (Republican)

Heather Waters: 142
Norma Burris: 42

Orange Town Council (2-year term) (Republican)

Richard Hendrick: 58
Thomas Meighan: 41
Joanne Randall: 81

Orange Town Council (4-year term) (Republican)

Maryann Friebis: 52
Misty Simms: 61
Tara Garcia: 65

Reading Town Council (Republican, two available)

Cheryl Richtmyer: 66
Jamie Rumsey: 71
Karen Storm: 16




Seneca County

*** Complete Unofficial Results ***

Lodi Highway Superintendent (Republican)

Rick Jacot: 34
Kenneth Landers: 37

Romulus Town Supervisor (Republican)

Peter Jennings: 27
David Hayes: 33

Seneca Falls Town Supervisor (Republican)

Frank Schmitter: 343
Michael Ferrara: 195

Seneca Falls Highway Superintendent (Republican)

Jeremy Wendt: 266
Ed Thurston: 252

Ovid Highway Superintendent (Republican)

Jeremy Huff: 39
Jay Dey: 35

Tyre Town Council (Republican, two available)

Jeffrey Bennett: 33
Craig Bishop: 26
Kenneth Sutterby: 43




Wayne County

*** Complete Unofficial Results ***

County Judge (Republican)

Dan Majchrzak: 831
John Grow: 1,029

Sodus Town Council (Republican, two available)

Dale Pickering: 188
Christian Tertinek: 209
Cathy Willmott: 184

Sodus Highway Superintendent

Jared Laird: 69
Zack Shove: 24

Sodus Village Trustee (Republican, two available)

John Nesbitt: 67
William Kallusch Jr.: 67
Phil Leone: 51




Yates County

*** Complete Unofficial Results ***

Benton Town Council (Republican, two available)

Alan Tomion: 87
Richard Harper: 81
Steven Hullings: 35